Talisker Distillery, Carbost

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The only distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker Distillery produces a premium whisky as part of its Classic Malt series. Founded in 1830, the distillery has been pleasing the palates of whisky sippers for centuries. Visit the distillery for a guided tour, where you can smell and touch the oak caskets and see the stills. Try a malt, or two, after your tour. Outside the distillery's walls is a coastline where wildlife, such as dolphins and otters, are often seen. Use our Isle of Skye online trip itinerary builder to add Talisker Distillery and other attractions to your Isle of Skye vacation plans.
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  • Don't think 導 you'll take our special small town famous Whiskey is a real small town, face the River, but there are a lot of games to see their whisky shops into the bibkn has to pay money, other bian shops to display over more than 20 years of whisky
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  • Disappointed to turn up to an hour and a half wait for a tour. Also disappointed to find prices ABOVE supermarket prices.  more »
  • I've been meaning to go to this place for years and eventually got round to it. Its a bit out of the way but the drive is well worth it, with some of the more magical views you will see in Scotland. T...  more »
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  • my family enjoy a good whiskey and whilst they had enjoyed many whiskey distilleries around Scotland, this was the least enjoyable as the staff there weren't very polite and had no intentions of serving us. the place only had 2 other customers when we were there and they had well of 5 staff in the area and none bothered to approach us. Hard not to feel that unless we have showed commitment to buy their whisky before they will even bother attending to us. Worst experience I've had in Isle of Skye.
  • Worthwhile tasting tour. Booked ahead. Sat in a lovely room with 6 options. Had an hour to taste and chat.
  • Great whisky as I always loved their whiskey and bought 5 bottles especially the distillery bottling only is not available else where. But their staff does not seem interested in helping or want to show off their whisky. Definitely not welcoming.
  • Interesting tour of the distillery. Recommend calling ahead to book as people were being turned away when we were there. If you sign up online in advance as a 'friend of the malts' (google it), the tour and tasting is free. The tastings are not as generous as others I've visited (eg Oban) but can't complain as it was free with the membership.
  • Whisky here is great, offering some very nice smoky/peated whiskies from the Scottish isles. Big bummer with the tasting room is that there is absolutely no seating and they don't offer formal tastings. Why would someone drive all the way to a distillery and not drink the product? Also very full of tourists compared to the Islay distilleries. Good whisky, bad place to visit.

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