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Review of Cardhu Distillery

Cardhu Distillery
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3-Day Speyside Whisky Tour from Edinburgh
Ranked #4 of 9 things to do in Aberlour
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Share with us the story of the only malt distillery pioneered by a woman. The malt whisky produced here has a warmth and cleanliness of taste which experts describe as "silky" and is used in some of the award winning Johnnie Walker blends.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

We turned up on spec to find out if we could have a tour and as luck would have it we turned up at the right time, the tour was just our friends and ourselves, so just the four of us. This made the tour more relaxing and we were able to absorb more of the information. This was the tour we had, the tour guide was knowledgeable but did not sound as though she was keeping to a script, unlike The Glenlivet tour guide. The shop has a good selection, we would certainly visit again.

Visited May 2014
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Frankenmuth, Michigan
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“Wonderful distillery tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

My wife and I were driving the lovely Scottish countryside and saw the sign for the Cardhu distillery, so we HAD to go. It was great! Beautiful drive out, and situated in a lovely setting. Our guide Keira (sp?) was very knowledgable and informative, and answered everyone's questions. Had whisky tasting at the end, a free Cardhu glass, and then the shop, where I collected some liquid souvenirs for the trip home. Very glad we stopped!

Visited September 2013
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Banff, United Kingdom
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“A must on the whisky trail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

I had friends up from Sheffield so the Cardhu was a must on the wish list we visited as part of a two day homage to whisky and enjoyed our tour Lorraine was very good with loads information our trip which cost £7.50 each apart from the tour we sampled 3 whiskeys got a free Cardhu glass and a passport to visit other distilleries within the group great piece marketing needless to say another bottle was added to the collection

Visited May 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Speyside Distillery”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

Visited the distillery shop as part of the recent Spirit of Speyside whisky festival. The shop is attractive and the staff knowledgeable and professional. Prices to suit all budgets from the reasonable to the eye-ewateringly expensive!

Visited May 2014
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“Excellent, informative tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

We visited Cardhu during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. We hadn't planned to visit but as we were in the area we decided to take a tour - and we were so glad we did!

Our tour guide, Graeme, was excellent in his delivery and presentation, providing concise and interesting information. The distillery itself is attractive and appealing to visitors. The tasting that followed was also very good.

I have been on several distillery tours and I would say that this was one of the best.

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