The Scotch Whisky Experience Guided Whisky Tour - An Introduction to Whisky

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 50 minutes

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This 50-minute guided tour, ideal for whisky novices and families, is the perfect introduction to the world of whisky. Discover the whisky making process. Explore the five Scotch whisky producing regions and learn how the geography and weather combine to create regional characteristics shaping a single malt whisky's unique flavour. Delve into the history and alchemy of blending, and learn how the art of creating a perfectly balanced blended Scotch whisky came about. Finally, enjoy a guided tasting of your chosen whisky as you explore one of the world's largest collections of Scotch whisky. The Tour cannot be changed to a different time.

What's Included

Audio-guides in 20 languages

Crystal Whisky Glass souvenir

Dram of Scotch whisky

Expert whisky guide

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 59
  • SENIOR: Age: 60 - 110

Additional Info

  • ASL and BSL devices available
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • We're removing our barrel ride at the beginning of January 2023
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • We're removing our barrel ride at the beginning of January.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The Scotch Whisky Experience
Start in late morning in the heart of Edinburgh's world heritage site, right next to Edinburgh Castle. A guided whisky tour plus a nosing and tasting of a Scotch whisky (or soft drink) at the old town's Scotch Whisky Experience.

This tour includes:
• Whisky barrel ride through a replica distillery discovering the secrets of the production of single malt Scotch whisky
• Introduction to the aromas in whisky and the five whisky producing regions
• Your selected dram of Scotch whisky, or Irn Bru for those under 18 years of age
• Viewing of the world's largest collection of Scotch whisky
• Gift of crystal whisky tasting glass (adults and concessions only)
• Audio guide available (20 languages)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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