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Well worth the visit

We went there under recommendation from another shop some miles away. When we arrived we were met... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PatMat
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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if you like whisky, you'll love this shop.

paid a visit during a whisky tour. highly recommended. hundreds of whiskies to choose from. book... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
davyw92
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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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The Whisky Castle has been selling the finest malt whiskies of Scotland from its premises in the quaint village of Tomintoul for over 100 years. It is located at the gateway to Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail. Tomintoul is the highest village in the...more
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6 Main Street, Tomintoul AB37 9EX, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there under recommendation from another shop some miles away. When we arrived we were met by a very nice lady by the name of Sam. She effectively took me on a tour of the lesser known (but quite delicious) whiskeys, not only of...More

Thank PatMat
WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Ah Pat! Thank you so much for your very lovely review. I had great fun with you both and it was my pleasure to share some of our more unique whiskies with you. I am so glad you both enjoyed your experience with us and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

paid a visit during a whisky tour. highly recommended. hundreds of whiskies to choose from. book you visit for whisky tasting sessions. great café next door. Met the owner, got talking seems he came from a village where I used to work, and his dad...More

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Davy Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We loved meeting you and so glad you enjoyed our tasting experience during your tour and it is indeed a small world! Very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband being an avid fan of Whisky with a wide range already in his large collection, we thought as we were in Scotland we would stray from our usual favourite, The Whisky Exchange & support the local shop. Never again. We entered the shop...More

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Di R So sorry to learn that you did not enjoy your experience with us, as we pride ourselves on our standards of customer care and service. Please do come back and visit us again when you get the opportunity and we can assure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic family owned shop with a ridiculously large collection. Owner offered me three tastes for free. Great little bistro as well.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sam and Scott are warm, welcoming, and exceptionally knowledgeable, with a great ability to tailor their tastings and recommendations differently for each customer. This was the second visit my wife and I made to Whisky Castle -- this time deliberately, with a couple hours set...More

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Guys!!! It was so lovely spending time with you both again and am so pleased that you are so passionate about your continuing whisky journey! You made some lovely choices and I know that you will really enjoy the Dailuaine when you open it on...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Massive impressive selection of whisky's to choose from. Very friendly and informative staff, made to feel welcome with the dog as soon as we arrived. Great of choice of gifts in their shop. Its a must place to visit.More

Thank Richie B
WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Ah Richie, thank you so much for taking the time to review us - it is really appreciated! It was so lovely to meet you and your fabulous four legged friend (too cute)! Please do come back and visit us again soon - we would...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Lovely shop with a huge selection of good whisky (and other spirits) - but the best part is talking to the people running it.

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review Michael. It was a pleasure meeting you and we really hope to welcome you back soon to sample some more of our beautiful drams!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Stopped in here after a snowy walk and greeted with a very warm welcome! Great conversation about all sorts of whiskies (and a few gins too!) and left with two tasty purchases! Highly recommended visit.

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Guys. Thanks so much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to meet you and share a dram or two! I hope you had a good journey home and look forward to seeing you back at The Whisky Castle again soon. Sam

Reviewed 13 January 2018

What an incredible store, and with a great selection of small taster bottles for folks like us eager to sample a variety on the Whisky Trail. Scott is an amazing teacher for the newbie, as well as a resource for the knowledgeable. Thank you, thank...More

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Ahh guys - Thanks you so much for taking the time to review us and for your lovely comments! So glad you were pleased with your Whisky Castle bottling and we really hope to see you again in the near future so you can sample...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

As well as a fabulous and fascinating range of whisky, the "alcoholic" part of this business has an excellent range of other spirits and drinks. And if you go into the adjoining shop you will find a decent gift shop and cafe. Well worth a...More

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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to review us John! It was a pleasure meeting you and please do pop back in and see us again soon, whenever you get the chance.

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