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The Scotch Whisky Experience: Guided Tour and Whisky Tasting

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Enjoy a guided tour, plus a nosing and tasting of a Scotch whisky or a soft drink, in The World's Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky. Take a ride in the whiskey barrel car ride, learn the history of Scotch whiskey, and take home your own tasting glass.
About this activity
Duration 50 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Swedish, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a whisky barrel ride through the production of Scotch whisky
  • Discover the aromas in Scotch Whisky
  • Enjoy a tutored dram experience in world’s largest collection of Scotch whisky
Full description
The Silver Tour tells the story of Scotland’s most famous product. A highlight of these tours is the Diageo Claive Vidiz Scotch Whisky Collection, which is the world’s largest collection of Scotch whisky, encompassing almost 3,500 individual bottles.

The Silver Whisky Tour is ideal for families and first timers. This tour starts with the Whisky barrel car ride, which takes guests through the production and maturation process of Scotch whisky. This is followed by a sensory journey of Scotland including an introduction to Scotch whisky aromas.

Finally, guests can enjoy a tutored appreciation of Scotch whisky along with a viewing of the world’s largest collection of Scotch Whisky (guests under 18 years of age will be given Irn Bru, a Scottish soft drink). The gift of a crystal tasting glass is including in this tour.
Includes
  • Fully guided tour in English with audio guides available in 20 different languages
  • 1 whisky tasting or soft drink option
  • Gift of a crystal tasting glass for visitors over 18 years of age

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Scotch Whisky Experience, 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• The Scotch Whiskey Experience is located at the top of The Royal Mile, beside Edinburgh Castle
• The closest car parking facility is the NCP car park on Cast Terrace
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 51 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.7/5

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The Scotch Whisky Experience

Product ID: 223509