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The Glenlivet Distillery

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Address: Glenlivet Distillery B9008 | Banffshire, Ballindalloch AB37 9DB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1340 821720
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* Winner of Best Visitor Attraction Award at 2013 Scottish Thistle Awards *...

* Winner of Best Visitor Attraction Award at 2013 Scottish Thistle Awards * Revered by connoisseurs, flattered by imitators, The Glenlivet can only be made in one particular spot, in a single glen, in the heart of Scotland's malt whisky-making country. The following tours are available at this award-winning visitor centre: - The Glenlivet Tour - FREE - departs every 20 minutes - includes a guided tour of the distillery, a visit to one of our bonded warehouses and a complimentary dram . Over 8s only. Pre-booking required for groups of ten or more. - The Glenlivet Inspiration Tour- £35pp. Discover why The Glenlivet is the single malt that started it all. Enjoy a detailed tour of this historic distillery and visit our exclusive Warehouse No. 1 where you have an opportunity to sample a special dram drawn straight from the cask. Finishing with a tutored tasting of new and limited release expressions of The Glenlivet to showcase how our innovation allows The Glenlivet Spirit to live on. Over 18s only. Must be pre-booked and pre-paid. - Legacy Tasting Experience - £60pp. Discover what makes The Glenlivet so special. Includes in-depth tasting of some very old and rare whiskies, cask sample in dunnage warehouse and exclusive gift. Over 18s only. Must be pre-booked and pre-paid. We also have an exhibition, gift shop, coffee shop and fill your own bottle experience. Slainthe!

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recently toured Glenlivet and had a nice educational tour of the facility and production areas. We were a party of 5 persons touring. I have had and stock the 12, 15, 18 year old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

recently toured Glenlivet and had a nice educational tour of the facility and production areas. We were a party of 5 persons touring. I have had and stock the 12, 15, 18 year old whiskies at home. We were able to taste some whiskies that I had not seen before. At the end of the tastings I had some hard... More 

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TGLClaireC, Visiotr Centre Supervisor at The Glenlivet Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review Steve-JL.a. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope that happy memories of you trip come flooding back as you enjoy your excellent bottle of The Glenlivet XXV. More 

Graham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made an impromptu visit to the distillery. Of course as you get closer you can smell the mash and the Angels share. Intimate tour with a tasting at the end. Very informative. Just wish we made prior arrangements to do the deluxe tour

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TGLClaireC, Visitor Centre Supervisor at The Glenlivet Distillery, responded to this review

I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your impromptu visit Jerry D and hope to be able to welcome you again on one of our connoisseur tours or tastings. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the distillery late in the afternoon and were shown around the facilities by Jamie. He was very professional and informative, answering all of our many questions. The tasting at the end was also better than I expected, and the whiskey itself was of course very nice. Thank you Jamie and Glenlivet for providing such a... More 

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TGLClaireC, Visitor Centre Supervisor at The Glenlivet Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you Harley D for your glowing review. I am delighted that the tasting exceeded expectations, and have passed on you kind comments to Jamie. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always wanted to see where the Glenlivet was made and took the opportunity whilst taking a weekend break in Aviemore. A lovely visitors centre with welcoming staff. The café is good and we enjoyed a lovely pot of tea with some whisky cake. Also a great excuse to purchase a couple of bottles of this great single malt to put... More 

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TGLClaireC, Visitor Centre Supervisor at The Glenlivet Distillery, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit tontim. Our café staff pride themselves in the quality of their whisky cake and it's always great to be able to pass on visitor compliments to them. Good luck with hanging on to your single malt until Christmas. A real challenge! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up 15 minutes before closing and we welcomed and made to feel relaxed. Exhibition takes 10-15 minutes and is one of the better ones we've seen. Enjoyed a free tasting and were pleased with our purchase from the gift shop. Didn't take the tour. Worth the trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a free tour and weren't disappointed. You see the entire operation and learn the history of Glenlivet and the entire valley. There are dozens of distilleries here - we passed a couple of major ones on the way. We were a group of 3 so we each selected a different whiskey for our tasting and shared... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed The Glenlivet Distillery tour (it's free!) and the property as well. It was sort of a pilgrimage in honor of our traveling partner's dad whose favorite whisky is The Glenlivet. They give you different options for the whisky tasting, so between the 4 of us, we were able to sample all the whiskies. A nice size... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nestled in the rolling hills of Speyside surrounded by beauty is my favorite single malt distiller Glenlivet. i was so excited to visit and was not disappointed. The tour is well run informative and comes with tasty samples at the end as well as access to every flavor of scotch they make at the bar (at totally reasonable prices too).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A ride is steam train from Aviemore then a chauffeur driven vintage Bentley , pure luxury to be driven along off the beaten tracks stunning landscapes to Glenlivet a great distillery not to be missed after all this is the one that started it all!! Our day was complete with a tasting or two knowing we did not have to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It's a free tour and a free tasting. A nice and cozy visitors centre where you can buy this magnificent Scotch. In the coffeebar you can have some nice treats. The tour is short and pretty basic but it sufices. Friendly staff, amazing view from the stillhouse.

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