Strathisla Distillery Home of Chivas

Strathisla Distillery Home of Chivas

Strathisla Distillery Home of Chivas
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
The Home of Chivas is now open and ready to welcome you back to Strathisla Distillery. To keep you and our staff safe and well we are operating in a slightly different way: We will greet you at our Brand Home to take your temperature. Please bring your face mask to wear whilst inside and adhere to physical distancing. We are offering tastings for groups of maximum of 6 people for over 18 years old. Our shop will also be open - capacity is limited so a short wait in our courtyard may be required.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Paulo F
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice blending experience
    We had The Blend experience. It's very nice to be able to create your own blend (be it a blended malt or not) and check out all the different flavors and spirits. Our whole experience was led by Carys, who was extremely nice, thoughtful and spot on with her explanations. Highly recommend.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 June 2023
  • Fiona C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful distillery
    We did the distillery tour and blending tour with our guide Kyle and he’s absolutely amazing. He made this whole experience so much fun and we learnt so much about whiskey. Highly highly recommend!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 June 2023
  • Tiffany
    Canada1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing tour and blending
    The tour was one of the best distillery tours that we ended up doing. Highly recommend it. Our guide, Kyle, was very knowledgeable and made the whole experience unforgettable. We did the tour and blending both with Kyle. Both experiences were amazing. 10/10!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 June 2023
  • Chemyn R
    Grapevine, Texas316 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic experience
    We live in Scotland, so we have done many distillery tours over the years. This one definitely stands out as being one of our absolute favorites. The distillery itself is beautiful, and one of the oldest in Scotland (1786 I believe). What really made this tour outstanding was our guide, Carys. She gave an extremely informative tour, and was also very entertaining. We learned a lot about their whisky and about Chivas, and laughed a lot while we were doing it! I highly recommend this tour. Fantastic whisky as well! Really enjoyed the tasting!
    Visited June 2023
    Written 28 June 2023
  • Charles D
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    100% recommended tour!
    Had a great tour today, our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. All of the staff were friendly and helpful. Strathisla is a beautiful distillery, the tour areas are well laid out and the blending room had an impressive Willy Wonka vibe! A great day out!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 July 2023
  • Christine R
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best distillery we have visited
    Our visit with our friends to Strathisla Distillery today was excellent in every way, especially the guide, the lovely Briony who gave us all a knowledgeable and humorous presentation. The Distillery is very interesting and full of character, the tastings were well organised and thoughtfully arranged for samples to be taken away for those those who wished to. Thanks to all the staff for a grand tour.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 25 July 2023
  • skyeviews1
    Isle of Skye, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A superb experience
    My partner and I spent a really enjoyable afternoon at Strathisla on Tuesday 1st August. Our guides, Briony & Cassie, were perfect, they were friendly, knowledgeable and so enthusiastic about the brand and the product, we both had such a good time. I would thoroughly recommend a visit to Strathisla even if you are like me and don’t like whisky. We both learnt so much about the process of whisky distilling and my partner also really enjoyed the wee drams. The whole experience was informative and fun. Strathisla…your staff are a credit to you and represent your company superbly. Thank you to everyone that made our time there so enjoyable.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 5 August 2023
  • Colin E
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really Great Distillery Visit to Strathisla
    Absolutely fabulous distillery tour and service beforehand. We arrived an hour early but were made very welcome in the shop and whisky bar. They asked if we were driving and we said yes so they put our whisky samples in a box to bring home with us. We took the 1 oclock tour and Briony was a marvellous tour guide - very entertaining and also fulLof interesting information. We have been on a few distillery tours in our time but this one as by far the best and also best for value for money
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 August 2023
  • Rachel S
    Portland, Australia10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great informative tour
    What a great experience, touring this distillery. We stumbled across the distillery by accident but were very pleased they had a cancellation earlier in the day. First visit to a distillery, staff were soo lovely, tour was very informative - highly recommend
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 August 2023
  • Chris Brown
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    80th birthday personalised blending experience
    My father loves whisky, so we came to Strathisla for the personalised blending experience and tour around the distillery - as part of a larger tour around Abereenshire as an 80th birthday gift. Cassie was our host, and did an absolutely fabulous job. She was warm, engaging, very knowledgable and struck just the right note in interacting with us to help us get the most of our experience. The blending was accompanied by much laughter and was unforgettable. The distillery tour was also excellent. It was under maintenance at the time but we got to see right inside all the mash tuns and the stills, and to go inside the bonded warehouse where all the barrels were stored, some 50 years old - the smell when you walk in the warehouse door is amazing! First class experience
    Visited July 2023
    Written 19 August 2023
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Shizza1
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Excellent and very informative tour. The tour guide was very pleasant and very knowledgeable of the distillery and it's history. Would highly recommend visiting here. Thank you 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🥃
Written 8 April 2024
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Dear Shizzal, thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit. Kind Regards, Alison
Written 14 April 2024
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Slippy17
Scotland33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great place to visit. Guide was knowledgeable and funny. The tour was well planned and interesting. And best of all the whiskeys were fantastic.
Written 7 April 2024
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Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you liked so many aspects of our tour and our whiskies. Kind Regards, Alison
Written 14 April 2024
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McH
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Two friends and I visited Strathisla Distillery yesterday, for some flights, and again today, to enjoy the 'Chivas-The Blend' experience. Natalie could not have been a more informative or convivial host. The first day, she guided us through a number of different and delightful drams in a relaxed and comfortable tasting lounge. The following day, she was our tutor as we learned about the science, art and magic of whisky blending. Both experiences were very good value and Natalie was generous with her time and knowledge. Highly recommended.
Written 11 January 2024
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TreacleBeak1
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Excellent tour and information provided by the lovely Megan. We took our samples back to the hotel as a driver pack and thoroughly enjoyed the wee drams :-) Would recommend.
Written 27 October 2023
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Gordon1985
Edinburgh, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel very welcome at Strathisla. We were fortunate in that our party were the only ones on the distillery tour that afternoon, which was a nice bonus. Kyle was an exceptional guide who was very patient with all our questions, and he helped my in-laws select a fine malt to take back home to the States. We would definitely recommend this tour to others.
Written 17 October 2023
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Andrew M
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Did a whisky blending tour with friends. Like a chemistry experiment for adults. Wonderful fun and great experience for whisky lovers who want to do something a bit different. Russell was an excellent host
Written 15 October 2023
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Mary G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Strathisla is not only the oldest surviving distillery in Scotland but also probably the most picturesque. It also produces great single malt and Megan gave us a very enthusiastic tour of the distillery. However, the presentation becomes confusing because while the product of Strathisla is single malt the presentation seems to be more a promotion of Chivas blended varieties produced elsewhere.
Written 30 September 2023
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Fiona B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Excellent tour of the distillery on our visit to the Moray Coast. Kyle was an excellent tour guide and very knowledgeable on all aspects of the Distillery and the Strathisla whisky. Highly recommend a visit.
Written 30 September 2023
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edwinedje71
Zaandam, The Netherlands12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
The Distillery just begs to get photographed. The tour is properly old school left, right, up, down, through all the rooms and areas. [No pictures in the Mill and Still area] Nice bar to taste some more after your tour to make the difficult choice of which bottle to bring home.
Written 23 September 2023
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Maureen W
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We had a great visit to Strathisla distillery. Our guide, Kyle, was very knowledgeable about the history of the Chivas brand as well as the distilling process.
Drivers packs are supplied so no-one misses out tasting samples.
Well worth the visit
Written 13 September 2023
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