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

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    What to Expect
    Arrive at the entrance of the Scotch Whisky Experience, located right beside the Edinburgh Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your experience begins with a whisky barrel ride through a replica of the Scotch whisky distillery, during which the production processes for Scotch whisky are revealed.

    Then, a whisky expert introduces you to the different aromas of whiskies before offering you a taste of your preferred whisky. Visitors aged under 18 can sample Irn Bru, a famous Scottish soft drink.

    After viewing the world’s largest collection of Scotch whiskey, receive a crystal whisky tumbler to memorialize your visit to the Scotch Whisky Experience.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The Scotch Whisky Experience, The Royal Mile, 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, UK
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Beverages
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Professional guide and escort/host
    • The Tour is at 10am - cannot be changed to a different time
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • The Tour is at 10am - cannot be changed to a different time
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • The Tour is at 10am - cannot be changed to a different time
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    This is a super cheesy tourist oriented destination on par with any American tourist trap. The entire first half of the tour on the carnival barrel ride is beyond cheesy.... But once you're done with that the actual testing begins and that is super informative on the varied
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    My boyfriend and myself got vouchers for the whisky tour with dinner. I personally don’t drink whisky but thought the tour would be fun! And the dinner of course! Our tour guide was Lucy and I can not praise this girl enough for how amazing she is at the tours! Her knowledge of
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    I treated my husband to the Gold experience as he is a lover of whisky. It’s not my cup of whisky tea but I was interested to learn more about it. So we were coming at it from both angles! We were both really impressed and surprised at how immersive the tour was. I won’t give
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    I booked this tour for my husband's 30th birthday. I really don't like whiskey but knew it was something he would enjoy. We both ended up thoroughly enjoying it. The whole tour is really well done. The barrel ride has clearly had a lot of investment and it shows in the quality
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    Loved the ride. The tasting was good also. I went with my sisters and we each got different samples so we could try each others. We got to keep our glass so that was nice.
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    • Duration: 50m
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