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Edinburgh: The Scotch Whisky Experience Tour and Tasting1517 Reviews
Enjoy a guided tour and tasting in one of the world's largest collections of Scotch whisky. Discover the art of blending and the secrets of single malt whisky across our 5 whisky-producing regions.
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- Learn about the production of Scotch whisky
- Discover the different aromas from the five whisky-producing regions
- Enjoy a tutored dram experience in our famous Scotch whisky collection
DescriptionTake a guided whisky tour and learn the story of Scotland’s most famous product. Visit one of the world’s largest collections of Scotch whisky, with almost 3,500 individual bottles. Begin your tour with the story of the production and maturation process of single malt Scotch whisky. Then enjoy a sensory journey across Scotland, including an introduction to the five Scotch whisky-producing regions and an insight into their unique aromas and characteristics. Next, discover the art of blending, in the Blenders' Sample Room, learning the secrets of how the world-famous blends are created. Enjoy the chance to explore 'one of the seven wonders of the Scotch whisky world', the glass vault containing one of the world’s largest collections of Scotch whisky (guests under 18 years of age will be given Irn Bru, a Scottish soft drink). Take home your crystal tasting glass as a souvenir. When you select the Gold Tour option, after enjoying a full guided Silver Tour, you'll then compare and contrast four regional single malts, while relaxing in the McIntyre Gallery. Assisted by experienced guides, and provided with tasting notes, you'll be able to sip like a true connoisseur.
IncludesFully guided tour in English with audio guides available in 20 different languages Whisky tasting or soft drink option Gift of a crystal tasting glass for visitors over 18 years of age Tasting tray of 4 additional single malt Scotch whiskies (if Gold Tour option is selected)
- Scotland has a 'Challenge 25' policy, so you must bring official photo ID to prove that you are over 18 years of age to be allowed to taste whisky.