Aberdeen and the Northeast Sights

Balvenie Distillery

  • Balvenie St. Map It
  • Dufftown
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Offering just a handful of tours each week, you'd think that Balvenie Distillery didn't want visitors. Yet as soon as you step into the old manager's office—now gently restored and fitted with knotted-elm furniture—you realize Balvenie just wants to make sure that all visitors get to see, smell, and feel the magic of the making of this malt. Balvenie is unusual because it has its own cooperage with six coopers hard at work turning the barrels. During the three-hour tour you'll see the mashing, fermentation, and distillation process, culminating in a five-malt tasting session.

Sight Information

Address:

Balvenie St., Dufftown, Moray, AB55 4BB, Scotland

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Phone:

01340-822062

Sight Details:

  • £35
  • Tours Mon.–Thurs. at 10 and 2, Fri. at 10

Published 07/22/2015

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