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Oban Distillery

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Address: Oban Distillery Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH, Scotland
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One of Scotland's oldest distileries

In the heart of Oban this is more accessible than most distilleries and worth a visit, either to to the shop and visitor centre, or if pre-booked, the full tour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In the heart of Oban this is more accessible than most distilleries and worth a visit, either to to the shop and visitor centre, or if pre-booked, the full tour.

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Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The one hour tour went by quickly and the tasting was grand. While no fotos were allowed, plenty of info was made available to us by our Spanish lady guide who was articulate and well-versed in all of the details associated with the production of Oban.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great value tour for £10 which includes a free gift (small whisky glass) and £5 voucher towards a 70cl bottle from the gift shop. Our guide Stuart was very genial and enthusiastic. Well worth a visit.

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Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We greatly enjoyed touring this distillery. Very informative of the process and flavor and our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We got a taste of the unfinished product on the tour and in the tasting area at the end of the tour, were given a generous sample of the finished 14 yr old whisky. Also got a "free" engraved... More 

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Aberdeenshire Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this tour. The distillery is quite small but there was lots to see and hear about. The guide, Stuart, was very informative and knowledgeable. Well worth a visit and good value for money with a few small nips and gift of a small nip glass.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jumped in here for a tour on a whim and very glad that I did. Extremely interesting tour of a marvellous building. The tour guide, Spanish lady who's name I forget, was fantastic. And her voice was amazing. Thoroughly recommend this tour to anyone visiting this wonderful wee town.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I knew nothing about whisky before this tour but learnt all the essentials about how they make it and how it gets its different flavours. Our tour guide Olivia was nice and friendly. Great to get the wee gift at the end!

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had thought about visiting the Distillery on a previous visit but couldnt , so we planned it on our next trip. £10 entry per adult was reasonable as you get a gift and a voucher for £5 off any purchase of a bottle of whisky. Our tour guide Bill for an Englishman ( no offence ) , was very... More 

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North Bend, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The distillery is beautiful. The guide was very informative and happy to answer questions. I was sad that I couldn't take pictures. I understood because they said it was for safety due to the fumes. However I have visited other distilleries that did allow photos. Alas I did not care for the whiskey. I prefer a smoker scotch. If you... More 

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Le Mans, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit, well organized and nice explanations. My son did not catch everything but loved it as well. You may go home with a souvenir glass... But it would be cheaper to buy your whisky elsewhere...

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