1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Edinburgh Old Town

Edinburgh: Scottish Whisky Experience with a Local

Product ID: 140859
Sip your way around Edinburgh’s old town with a whisky lover, tasting a few of the finest malt whiskies and learning a bit about how they're made.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Join a local connoisseur to taste four unique whiskies in Edinburgh
  • Take a walk through the old town and hear about the city’s whisky history
  • Visit a whisky cellar and a neighborhood pub during your tour
Full description
Join a local host and taste your way around the whisky regions of Scotland, without leaving Edinburgh. On this 3-hour activity you’ll sip a few of the finest single malts and blended Scotches. Discover the best of traditional methods and new, small batch producers.

Visit a whisky cellar and a neighborhood pub that’s loved by locals. Sample a few wee drams – from peaty to oaky, and single malts to blended Scotch whiskies.

Go with your host to discover the places that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique. Get some insider recommendations on the most authentic places to eat and drink on the rest of your trip.
Includes
  • Private, personalised 3-hour experience with a local host
  • Walking tour
  • 4 whisky tastings
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tickets to attractions
  • Transportation (can be arranged at additional cost)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• This experience is for those aged 21 and over only
• The local operator will contact you within 24 hours of booking to find out more about your interests so you can be matched with a like-minded local host
• Your local host will communicate with you directly to develop an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. The itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to see and do. The host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something you might enjoy, or perhaps if the weather has an impact on your itinerary
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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It was everything we expected, Stuart took us to experienced three different Pubs with a great explanation of the city and whisky items. Stuart was very friendly and we had a great 3 hours sharing with him. I do recommend this tour.

May 28, 2019

Very nice. Very personal and therefore individual.

Thanks to Dough for the nice three hours and the great locations as well as the presentation and entertainment.

September 9, 2018

Great personalized experience

Absolutely recommendable, Alister our guide was very friendly and a lover of the city.

July 23, 2018

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Product ID: 140859