The Scotch Whisky Experience

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The Scotch Whisky Experience
Established in 1988 in an old private-school building, the Scotch Whisky Experience offers visitors a range of tours and tastings. The center, located in the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Old Town of Edinburgh, houses the world’s largest collection of Scotch whisky—nearly 3,400 bottles—as well as a restaurant, bar, and shop.

The Basics
A Scotch Whisky Experience tour is the perfect way to begin a day of exploring the Royal Mile or to end a visit to Edinburgh Castle. Various tours are on offer, including the Silver Tour, a 1-hour overview of Scotch whisky and two tastings; the Gold Tour, which builds on the Silver with additional tastings and perks; a Masterclass for those with a preexisting love of the drink; and the Taste of Scotland, a showcase of the country’s cuisine with whisky pairings. Most tours begin with the Barrel Ride, an interactive journey through a replica of a whisky distillery.

Also in the Experience building is Amber Restaurant, which serves an à la carte menu featuring seasonal Scottish ingredients; a whisky bar that boasts more than 450 varieties; and a state-of-the-art souvenir shop, where experts can pair you with the perfect bottle to take home.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • The Scotch Whisky Experience is a must for whisky lovers visiting Edinburgh.
  • The center’s bar and coffee shop open daily at 10am.
  • Be sure to book tours in advance, as popular time slots may fill up quickly.
  • The center is accessible to wheelchair users, and sign language tour videos are available free of charge.

How to Get There
The Scotch Whisky Experience is located on the Royal Mile, just steps from the entrance to Edinburgh Castle. The nearest transit stop is Princes Street on buses 1, 22, 25, and N16; Waverley rail station is a half-mile (800 meters) away.

When to Get There
Tours run daily from 10am; check online for schedules. The center is busiest on Friday and Saturday afternoons and evenings. If booking last minute, aim for a morning tour or afternoon tour earlier in the week. However, because tour numbers are capped, tours and tastings never feel overly crowded.

All Are Welcome
There is always a place for nondrinkers and children at the Scotch Whisky Experience. In addition to offering a compelling history of Scotland’s national drink, tours heavily involve scratch-and-sniff cards in learning about the smells and flavors of the finished product. Those who do not drink whisky are always offered a complimentary Irn Bru, Scotland’s most popular nonalcoholic carbonated beverage.
Adresse: 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, Skottland
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10.00 - Guided Silver Whisky Tour av Edinburghs Scotch Whiskey Experience

Denne 50-minutters guidede turen til Scotch Whiskey Experience i Edinburgh er designet for å gi en omfattende introduksjon til whiskyverdenen. Det er det ideelle valget for reisende som ønsker å lære mer om Skottlands nasjonale drikke. Ta en whisky tønn tur gjennom et kopi destilleri, se verdens største samling av skotsk whisky, nyt en guidet smaksprøve, og ta hjem en souvenir av et krystall whisky glass. Denne turen er også en morsom og passende expereince for reisende under 18 år. Tour møtes kl 10 på dagen og kan ikke endres til en annen tid.
  • Varighet: 50 minutter
  • Tilbys på følgende språk: engelsk
  • Varighet: 50 minutter
  • Tilbys på følgende språk: engelsk
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Whisky Masterclass Experience i Edinburgh - 10:00 start

Ta en grundig titt på en av Skottlands mest berømte tipples på denne whisky mesterklassen i Edinburgh. Følg en guide rundt Diageo Claive Vidiz whisky-samlingen - den største samlingen av skotsk whisky i verden - og få innblikk i 3.384 flaskeres opprinnelse. Utfordre smaksløkene dine og se hvordan du score på en blind smakstest av blandede, single grain og single malt whiskys. Hør hvordan forskjellige trefat påvirker karakteren av forskjellige whiskyer i aldring, og lær om blandingens kunst.
  • Varighet: 1 time 30 minutter
  • Tilbys på følgende språk: engelsk
  • Varighet: 1 time 30 minutter
  • Tilbys på følgende språk: engelsk
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