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The GlenDronach Distillery

Forgue By Huntly, Forgue AB54 6DB, Scotland
+44 131 456 2672
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Hidden gem

Visited this distillery yesterday and really enjoyed our time here. There were only two of us on... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
Inverurie, United Kingdom
Come by taxi..

Since the driver doesn't get to drink but carries his dram home... We came to Glendronach as they... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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Take a look around one of Scotland's oldest working distilleries and discover the history and traditions of single malt scotch whisky. The GlenDronach distillery has been creating the finest sherried single malts for nearly 200 years. Our visitor centre and gift shop are open with guided distillery tours running regularly throughout the day.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Forgue By Huntly, Forgue AB54 6DB, Scotland
+44 131 456 2672
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Visited this distillery yesterday and really enjoyed our time here. There were only two of us on the 2pm tour which suited us, friendly guide and a nice dram to end the tour. If you are driving they give you a dram home with you...More

Thank PortPie
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Since the driver doesn't get to drink but carries his dram home... We came to Glendronach as they use sherry casks which are my favorite. We chose the £20 tour so as to taste the more mature whiskies. Incidentally, at the time of the tour,...More

Thank Wonderlandddd
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The distillery offers diferent tours depending on how much you want to "taste" The distillery is a small a very nice place with a lovely atmosphere and well maintained buildings. We went for the 20£ tour which included the tasting of 4 different whiskys from...More

Thank fur312
Reviewed 5 September 2015

My husband and I discovered this distillery as we were exploring the countryside. We were welcomed immediately and arrived just as a tour was ready to begin. Our guide, Lewie, was personable, informative, interesting, and humorous. He gave a clear presentation of the distillation process....More

Thank CynthiaE292
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Four of us visited this distillery, with of course three of us participating in the tasting due to the fourth driving! This is one of the best presentations in which I have participated. It was both entertaining and informative. Thank you Karen - you are...More

Thank dormitch
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This distillery offers a great tour with a lovely final tasting experience at a very cheap price. Probably is not so famous, so is not very busy and you can enjoy the guided tour better. It is also a very scenic place. It worth a...More

Thank casteluc
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I went here with my dad and uncle we all thoroughly enjoyed the tour taken by a very experienced & friendly guide. We also all thoroughly enjoyed the Drams. If you are looking to try whisky I would thoroughly recommend this Distillery to everyone.

Thank scottishfoodman
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We made a brief stop on our way to Aberdeen from Speyside. The brief stop became one of the most entertaining and informative tours we had (over 15 so far in total). Linda made it all come alive though the distillery wasn't operational that day....More

Thank neumanth
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Visiting in August, we were expecting it to be quite busy. However, only four people attended the tour, which was excellent. Very enthustiastic guide showed us around this very traditional destillery. At £5 for the tour, including taste of the 12 year old whisky, it...More

Thank abor78
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We visited the distillery in August 2015. The guide, a lovely woman, was clear and funny. You can feel her love for the place. A small distillery when you can feel the Scotland's soul.

Thank Matteo S
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Derek H | Reviewed this property |
The whiskey is pre bottled and can be bought at the end of the tour.
3 August 2016|
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Response from Diana T | Reviewed this property |
They do tasting sessions for the whisky but don't have a cafe.