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Famous Grouse Experience

Overview

The Famous Grouse Experience and the Glenturret Distillery are the same company. Glenturret is the malt whisky produced here, while the Famous Grouse is the blended whisky that is based upon the Glenturret Malt. It has the distinction of being the most visited distillery in Scotland.

The Famous Grouse Experience offers:

  1. The Experience Tour which explains the process of making whisky and creating a blend (Famous Grouse). There are 2 twists at the end of the tour: a) the Famous Grouse takes centre stage in an interactive video show, and b) your ability to detect different aromas is tested.
  2. The Seasonal Special Tour is like the Experience Tour plus a tasting of 5 different malts.

The Famous Grouse Experience, like Dewar's World of Whisky in Aberfeldy, is a more modern interpretation of the distillery visit than you will find at most distilleries. As a result, it is very good entertainment for the whole family, but maybe a little bit too "theme park" for the whisky purists. 

Address:

The Hosh, Crieff PH7 4HA, Perthshire - Tel: 01764 656565

Operated by:

The Edrington Group

Opening Hours:

April - Oct: The first tour starts at 10.30 am and the last tour starts at 4.30 pm. / Nov - March: The first tour starts at 10.30 am and the last tour starts at 3.30 pm. / Closed 25 & 26 December and 1 January.

Admission:

Experience tour: £ 10 adult - a 1 hr tour + 2 drams / Tasting Experience tour: £ 20 - £ 30 adult - as above, but with a tasting session of 5 malts. / In addition to these tours there are specialised experiences where you can sample whiskies, but also get guidance in blending your own 100ml bottle of whisky. / Tours can be booked online at the Glenturret Distillery website.

Parking:

Yes

Languages:

English

Accessibility:

To most areas, but some parts of distillery tour are impractical.

Toilets:

Yes

Shop:

Yes

Cafe/Restaurant:

Yes

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