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Tours

Dram Quartet


  • Price £20
  • Date 29th May
  • Duration 45 minutes

Sample four favourite drams specially selected by the Ardnahoe Team. Hear of the selectors own interpretation of their chosen whisky and their experience so far in Ardnahoe Distillery.

Tours

The Kinship Tasting


  • Price £150
  • Date 30th May
  • Duration 3 Hours

Enjoy an evening in the company of Jim McEwan, Master Distiller. You will taste six exquisite drams of aged Islay whisky from the cellars of Hunter Laing. Hear stories of Jim's 55 years in the whisky industry interspersed with tunes from talented local musicians. An evening not to be missed.

Tours

Tastes of Ardnahoe


  • Price £40
  • Date 29th May
  • Duration 1 hour

Taking place in our Kinship Room our head Chef will indulge your palate with perfect pairings from Islay's Larder. Including samples from the land, sea and farm combined with a range of drams from Hunter Laing's single cask bottlings. Open your taste buds and experience the new flavours and aromas this combination brings to the fore. This experience includes a hosted tasting with five drams alongside five food samples containing meat and fish. This is not suitable for vegetarians, lactose intolerants or those with nut allergies. Samples can be made gluten free with two weeks advance notice. Drivers drams available on request.

Please note this event is now sold out.

Tours

Kill Devil Rum Tasting


  • Price £25
  • Duration 1 hour

Explore the wild & colourful history of Rum, with our aged, single cask expressions.

Tours

Fraser Hughes – The Manager’s Experience


  • Price £50
  • Date 29th May
  • Duration 1 hour 30 minutes

Become acquainted with our Distillery Manager, Fraser Hughes, as he takes you through the traditional yet modern process of Ardnahoe's production followed by a nosing and tasting experience in our atmospheric, bonded warehouse No 1. This experience includes a distillery tour followed by a hosted tasting of four single cask bottlings. Drivers drams available on request.

Please note this event is now sold out.

Tours

Jim Whitelaw- The Cooper’s Experience


  • Price £50
  • Date 29th May
  • Duration 1 hour 30 minutes

Experience the traditional trade of Coopering with Jim Whitelaw as he demonstrates his skills and expert craftsmanship in constructing and repairing casks. Learn of casks anatomy and the importance they have in producing particular flavours within our whisky in years to come. This experience includes a demonstration and education in Cooper-work as well as the opportunity to participate in building a cask. .

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Tours

The Spirit of Ardnahoe


  • Price £10
  • Duration 45 minutes

Explore the creation of Ardnahoe’s Spirit where modern design works in perfect harmony with traditional techniques & equipment. Hear our story so far and take in the spectacular surroundings. End your tour in our bespoke dramming area with a taste and a glass to take home.

Start times
Monday - Saturday: 10:30am / 2:00pm / 3.30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm / 2:00pm

Please note that children under the age of 12 are not permitted around the production area of the distillery.

Tours

Water of Life Advance Screening


  • Price £25
  • Date 24th May
  • Duration 2 hours

An advanced screening of the highly anticipated documentary "The Water of Life.” Featuring whisky rockstar Jim McEwan, the film explores the relationship between three simple ingredients, the masters who shape those ingredients into a powerful sensory experience, and the communities whose very existence depends on their success. This is a charity event with proceeds helping support local charity.

View the trailer here.

Tours

Water of Life Advance Screening Plus Three Dram Masterclass


  • Price £50
  • Date 24th May
  • Duration 3 hours

A three dram whisky masterclass with the legendary Jim McEwan followed by a one-time, advanced screening of the highly anticipated documentary "The Water of Life". This film is an intimate exploration of the relationship between three simple ingredients, the masters who shape those ingredients into a powerful sensory experience, and the communities whose very existence depends on their success.

This whisky film, like whisky itself is best enjoyed with close friends in a cozy space at Ardnahoe Distillery. For that reason we are changing the event to allow for more, smaller screenings, allowing for greater discussion and for a more personal experience both with the whisky and with Jim.

View the trailer here.

Tours

A Journey Through The Regions


  • Price £30
  • Duration 1 Hour

Take a journey through Scotland’s whisky regions. A selected range of single cask bottlings from the Hunter Laing stocks. Your host will guide you through five different drams explaining the unique characteristics of each region.

Start time:
Monday - Saturday: 11:30am

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Tours

Experience Our Heritage


  • Price £70
  • Duration 1 Hour

Enjoy some exclusive Spirits of Scotland. These will be selected from the aged stocks of our Hunter Laing family cellars. Enjoy five specially selected drams while relaxing in the comfortable surroundings of our Kinship Room.

Start time:
Monday - Saturday: 3.00pm

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