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Praban na Linne - The Gaelic Whiskies

Eilean Iarmain, Sleat IV43 8QR, Scotland
+44 1471 833496
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Fun whisky tasting

The whisky tasting was quite fun. The young woman looking after the shop had a relaxed and friendly... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Loggins11
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London, United Kingdom
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Just right

We visited here after seeing a leaflet in our B&B in Inverness, and as we were planning a visit to... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
PeterLanky
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Eilean Iarmain, Sleat IV43 8QR, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The whisky tasting was quite fun. The young woman looking after the shop had a relaxed and friendly manner and talked us through the different types of Gaelic Whiskies available for purchase. My favourite was the rum whisky and my boyfriend’s was the Té Bheag...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We visited here after seeing a leaflet in our B&B in Inverness, and as we were planning a visit to Skye, this was our first port of call. Walking through an office into a small back room does not seem the obvious place to taste...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Second visit. Warm welcome and well informed staff helped us buy more of their good whisky. Wish we had enough time to spend sampling and learning.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Would never have found this place except for a small pamphlet at the Inverness car rental. While not a true distillery experience, the free tastings offered are not to be missed. Our guide was a wonderful woman who explained to us all the various age...More

Thank Jesse T
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I visited the wee boutique of Praban na Linne, the Gaelic Whiskies, and was invited to sample three of their fine whiskies. The lady in charge of the outlet knows her stuff on whisky and before long I found was leaving with a fine bottle...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Currently the is only one distillery on Skye, and this isn't it! That said, the quality of the whiskey is better (or so it is rumoured). No dead sheep or TCP undertones found here, only finely blended, wonderful flavours. A knowledgeable, friendly and generous lady...More

1  Thank lucy s
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love Talisker and when we booked for two weeks on Skye I went, Yes! Nirvana! And jumped on the website. Lots of different group options to tour and taste. And then I thought, I live in Ontario. I also love Ontario wines. But over...More

1  Thank Tim M
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

After a day exploring the Isle of Skye we returned to the hotel & had time to visit the Gaelic Whisky Shop prior to dinner. The hostess was very informative in explaining the various 8, 12, & 21 yr whiskies & the blends. The tastes...More

Thank Harry P
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had to ring a bell and a very pleasant lady soon appeared. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. After a few tasters we knew exactly what we wanted to buy.

1  Thank lynn c
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

During a tour of the Isle of Skye, we stopped at the Praban na Linne whisky shop. As whisky novices, we were not sure what to do or try. So, the very friendly, helpful representative guided us through sampling a number of Gaelic whiskies. It...More

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Beda F
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Response from PeterLanky | Reviewed this property |
It isn't a distillery tour but a whisky sampling, with option to buy (at good price). Sorry, I don't know who Macleods is. Just turn up, no booking.
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