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House of Malt

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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From the moment I arrived at the newly renovated shop nothing was too much trouble even tho they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jano59
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Fantastic experience

My cousin and I spent a few days in Carlisle this summer. In walking around town, we ran into this... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Passport762680
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Specialist whisky shop, whisky based on region, hand selected by us, based on our experience of travelling the length and breadth of Scotland to find the best malts available for a wide range of taste and preference. Specialist whisky, gin and craft...more
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12 Crosby Street, Carlisle CA1 1DQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I arrived at the newly renovated shop nothing was too much trouble even tho they were adding the final finishing touches before the grand opening. The shop is beautifully and tastefully decorated. The chandeliers and the lighting were so different and classy....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thank you for your kind words. Your review is very much appreciated. I am thrilled our hard work is paying off and you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, thanks again and all the best - Ben, House of...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My cousin and I spent a few days in Carlisle this summer. In walking around town, we ran into this amazing shop. The staff (Mike) greeted us with smiles when we walked in and gave us a personalized Scotch tasting. Mike was incredibly knowledgable and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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HOUSEofMALT, General Manager at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

That's great to hear, thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. Very happy you enjoyed your tasting. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. All the best - Mike, House of Malt

Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you love your whisky or gin you will love this. It is a wonder to enter and see all the guns and whisky on offer. You will not find you standard drop here. You can even taste some. They also have a range of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thank you very much Tracy, this review is very much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your trip, all the best - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We visited the shop while on a visit to Cumbria. I had my heart set on buying my hubby a whisky I had seen on instagram. The whisky was sold out but they obligingly ordered a bottle to be delivered to my home. We weren’t...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you Joan, much appreciated. I hope the Willowbank whisky has been enjoyed, looking forward to seeing you again - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed May 13, 2018

Best selection of Gin,very helpful & knowledgable young man,they also have tasting selection,I also went to one of There Gin tasting evenings exerlent.

Date of experience: April 2018
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, much appreciated. I hope we can make it a 5 star experience next time for you. All the best - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed March 10, 2018

We visited for a whiskey tasting night after buying some great gin from the shop and were not disappointed. The staff are very knowledgable and give excellent personalised recommendations for your taste, cant wait to try a gin tasting evening next!

Date of experience: March 2018
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Great to hear, thank you very much for the review Mrs Hindmoor, it is very much appreciated - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed November 21, 2017

The 'House of Malt' is a stylish shop slightly hidden up a back street selling a fantastic variety of whiskys (as the name implies), gins, and some unusual beers - less your bog standard bottles, but a fantastic range to suit all tastes and budgets...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Wow what a review, thank you Damon. Apologies it has taken a while to respond. I was very happy to read this, these reviews are so important to us at this stage of business. Many thanks again - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

A regular visitor to the HOM for my weekend beer selection, great staff good selection of beers, whiskey and gins There is something for everyone, supported with great advice If you like something different this is the place to visit

Date of experience: November 2017
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you Andrew for the review, it is very much appreciated - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed November 15, 2017

Nothing short of brilliant. Ben & staff were passionate and professional for their malts. Looking forward to getting back and loading up.

Date of experience: November 2017
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HOUSEofMALT, Owner at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you for your kind words Markus, very much appreciated - Ben, House of Malt

Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Spent some time at House of Malt with Ben and Mile before attending a whisky event on the evening attended by a range of distilleries. The selection at House of Malt is very impressive especially for such a small store, not just whisky but also...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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HOUSEofMALT, Manager at House of Malt, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Thanks for your kind review Mr Grimm! Much appreciated. Mike :-)

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