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Glen Garioch Distillery

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Address: Glengarioch Distillery Distillery Road, Oldmeldrum AB51 0ES, Scotland
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+44 1651 873450
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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We really enjoyed our tour of Glen Garioch. We had a superb tour guide and he made learning about whisky fun and interesting. It is a small distillery and I think you get an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mags5002013
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our tour of Glen Garioch. We had a superb tour guide and he made learning about whisky fun and interesting. It is a small distillery and I think you get an better idea of how whisky is produced than when you go to the huge multi national firms. A lovely, interesting way to pass an hour.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked only a couple of hours prior to this excellent tour with Fiona and would really recommend if you find yourself in the area. Fiona was really engaging and knowledgeable, my bf was delighted she could answer all his nerdy questions!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I visited this distillery as if was the closest to a trip to see a stone circle and she wanted a bottle of whisky for a friend. We arrived as a whisky tour was about to start do we decided to join it. What a treat! It was my fifth distillery tour and by far the best.... More 

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Thank AYule
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Really friendly stuff but the excursion is really cold so be sure to take warm socks and jacket. Need to call and book before you come.

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Thank Stepill2
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent local distillery. Thoroughly enjoyed our first visit and the many thereafter while showing family and friends the local sites.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This was our first distillery visit and we had a lovely time. We had 2 samples to try at the end, with bottles for the driver to sample at home. Our tour guide and all the people in the shop were lovely. A great way to spend the afternoon!

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We went there one December Saturday to buy a bottle of hand filled whisky. The two staff were very helpful and friendly - Fiona M and Emily - and went that extra mile to make it an interesting and enjoyable experience. It was great fun trying to fill a bottle by hand direct from the cask without spilling most of... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We toured Glen Garioch as part of a small tour company, and totally enjoyed it. Our guide was warm and friendly and, while her lovely Scottish brogue kept me from understanding everything, I got the gist of their traditions and process in making this wonderful scotch whisky. Love the fact that it was in the middle of a small town... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A very welcoming distillery the children were thrilled to visit the place and enjoyed every moment of it.

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My first distillery tour and fascinating to see similarities to beer brewing initial processes Our tour guide Richard was excellent and provided a simple explanation of the whole process interspersed with a humorous delivery Well done and the whisky is delicious

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