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The Whisky Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Kevin & Adrian's Tomintoul adventure

We stopped in Tomintoul to look for presents for wives and family at home. We found a couple of... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
997kevins
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Watford, United Kingdom
via mobile
A pleasure and an education

Tomintoul is a remote village high in the hills above the Spey Valley. On the high street there are... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Paul W
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Eastbourne, 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 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Tomintoul to look for presents for wives and family at home. We found a couple of shops with some good local stuff. Then we saw the Whisky Castle. They had the most amazing selection of whisky and a pretty good choice of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Kevin and Adrian -thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It was great fun meeting you and so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Please come back and visit us again soon for Part 2 of your excellent adventure!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Tomintoul is a remote village high in the hills above the Spey Valley. On the high street there are few shops, but the Whisky Castle is well worth a visit. The shop boasts over 500 different whiskys and although I did not count them I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Paul, what a lovely review. Thank you so much! I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with you sampling some of our more unique single malts and really hope you enjoy your "special" bottling. We would love to welcome you back anytime so please come back and...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Really recommended. Great people who definitely love their job and understand it well. If you are in Tomintoul you definitely have to visit this place. If you do not like whisky, you will love it after.

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us Kristina and that you can now start learning more about and enjoying your whiskies! Lovely to meet you and do come and visit us again soon - we would love to see you.

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful shop to find and try a wide variety of whisky and learn more about how they are made. Passionate owners offered samples of different types of whisky and let us taste the difference. Many unique offerings. Well worth the trip and beautiful scenery on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Kathie and a huge thank you for taking the time to review us! So glad you can now appreciate our lovely single malts and we hope to welcome you back soon to try a few more!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Just went for a look (honest) and found whisky heaven. A great selection for all pockets and very friendly people to help with a choice. I will be saving my purchase for Christmas ! (Honest)

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Ah thanks so much Daddyhill for a lovely review and enjoy your special dram at Christmas (if it lasts that long)!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

I agree with other reviewers who have described this place as 'amazing'. It is an absolutely fascinating little store, crammed with so many different bottles of whiskey of just about every variety you can name. They sell large bottles (some very large!!!) and lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

What a lovely review! Thank you so much. We hope you are able to pop back in and visit us again soon - you would be more than welcome!

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and very knowledgeable staff who were able to answer all questions. Fantastic selection available to sample and buy 👍

Date of experience: July 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a lovely review Ross! It was lovely spending time with you and enjoying some of our amazing malts. Please come back and visit us again soon and we can sample a few more!

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A really extensive collection of Spey side single malts and Scottish gins friendly knowledgable staff try the distilleries if you must but these guys have lots to taste and try before you buy and also a large selection of 20 cl bottles as well.

Date of experience: May 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us Steve! Glad you enjoyed sampling our malts and our lovely Scottish Gins. You are more than welcome back anytime to sample a few more! Sam & Scott

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

The best whisky shop! Hey offer an amazing selection, at least half of them exclusive for the shop (<300 bottles, sold only in the shop) at very affordable prices. The shop owner is probably the most whisky knowledgable person I've met and offered is free...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

What a lovely review! Thanks so much Martin. It was a pleasure meeting you and explaining our selection of malts. So glad you enjoyed your experience with us and do stay in touch and come back and see us again soon! Sam & Scott

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Staying next door at the Richmond Arms my desk came with a free whisky tasting at The Whisky Castle. We were in a tight schedule so popped in almost as soon as we booked in. We asked if we could go the tasting immediately and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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WhiskyCastle, Owner at The Whisky Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Steve - what an amazing review - thank you so much! We thoroughly enjoyed the company of yourself and your wife while you were in Tomintoul and it was an absolute pleasure spending some time with you, tasting a few drams. We really hope you...More

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