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Steeped in centuries of legend and surrounded by the dramatic Highland scenery of Ben Rinnes, the village of Aberlour lies at the very heart of Speyside, where the Lour burn joins the River Spey. The exceptionally pure, soft spring water used for...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Aberlour Distillery High Street | Aberlour, Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9PJ, Scotland
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+44 1340 881249
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited 9 distilleries in Speyside and Aberlour was one of our favorites. Our tour guide (Nicola) grew up in the Scotch distilling business (she's third generation in the business, following her grandfather and father). She's enthusiastic and knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tasting with Kirsten. Very knowledgable and friendly. We were able to taste 3 well aged Aberlour expressions and 1 from another Chivas distillery. All great drams that aren’t available elsewhere, chosen to show the breadth of the range, with increasing sherriness! The Fleming suite...More

Thank DoctorSpa
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Doctorspa Thanks for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and have passed on your kind words to Kirstin. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on our honeymoon and took the general tour with Nicola. She made the experience amazing. She explained the history and whiskey making process in great detail but in an engaging and interesting way. She was a wealth of knowledge and...More

Thank Zicccarkm
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Zicccarkm Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Your kind words have also been passed on to Nicola. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was there to greet us when we arrived. Kirsten has an extensive knowledge of the distillery, the scotch single malt whiskey trade, was quite personable and made our tour very enjoyable. This is a quaint little distillery with rather good Scotch. Every...More

Thank Rhimu
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rhimu Thanks for visiting us,and also for taking the time to review us. We will pass on your kind words to Kirstin. Hope you had a good Anniversary and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to pick up a bottle or two and had a lovely talk with a very knowledgeable young lady. Thanks for the chat! Hope to drop in again.

Thank Peter W
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter W Thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed visiting us. Hope to see you again. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the Aberlour distillery. They did not do tastings for us. The centre was well appointed. Looked through the town and enjoyed the visit.More

Thank Rodney C
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rodney C Thanks for taking the time to review us. Sadly as we are very small and have no bar it is not possible for us to do "on demand" tastings. However we can arrange tastings if you contact us in advance. If you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the straight from the cask tasting here a few weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised at how personal and relaxed the whole experience was. That had a lot to do with our young female tasting guide (Kirsten, I think, who was great - very...More

Thank BeenRoamin
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BeenRoamin Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit, and have passed on your kind words on to Kirstin. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the tour. As every distillery is different, also this one had some new and interesting features. Tasting was also a lot of fun thanks to the tourguide.

Thank Priit R
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Priit R Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our host at the tasting room was lovely and the rooms felt like a classy club room. The founder of the distillery made a lot of difference in town. Yummy whisky...tours fill up, so book ahead.

Thank Kami T
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kami T Many thanks for your kind words. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you another time. Kind Regards Jonathan

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When we booked we were advised it was the maintenance period for the distillery and tours reduced to £10. Happy just to see the distillery so we continued with the tour and we weren’t disappointed. Our guide Jane was very informative which she presented in...More

Thank Tony C
AberlourVC, Deputy Supervisor at Aberlour Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tony C Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thanks also for your kind words regarding Jane, we have passed these comments on to her. We hope to see you again another time. With...More

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Can't help with bus however I understood there is service. We had a rental car. Nice pub with hotel very close by is the Mash Tun, we met a couple that was staying there and they liked the accommodations. The Cooperage might... More
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