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The Famous Grouse Experience, Crieff
(4.3/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
An emblematic whisky, the red bird of The Famous Grouse Experience is Scotland's national game bird. It has been the best-selling whisky in Scotland since 1980, especially during the Christmas season when locals are bombarded by the brand’s iconic television ads. Visit the brewery to learn how the malts are blended and what makes the beverage a symbol of Scotland. After your tour of the distillery, taste some of the malts at the bar and visit the gift shop. Book your tour online to choose from seasonal tours and view the events calendar. Plan to visit The Famous Grouse Experience during your Crieff vacation using our convenient Crieff itinerary planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • An amazing place It has the modernity but the touch of the past in distilling. The exhibition is amazing and lovely drams to drink. Come come come 
  • We took our German friends to the tasting experience and had a really good time.Lesley our guide was very knowledgable and friendly.Our friends didn't need the translation sheets but they are availabl...  more »
  • For the ten quid basic tour, it was really rather good. I've been to quite a few distilleries and this is a really hands on one, like Edradour if you've been there. It's not really about Famous Grouse...  more »
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  • Doesn't add up; a very authentic whisky that is mainly promoted as the ingredient that goes into the blend famous grouse. I don't know, but that doesn't seem logical. What is nice is that they have an aroma wall where you can test your nose blind. Whisky isn't shockingly good, pretty flat and not so characteristic. The peated glenturret was nice though (not too much PPM) FB; MasterYourMalts
  • We enjoyed our tour of the distillery. The tour guide was friendly and informative.
  • Nice location, plenty of parking. Busy tours which is great to see,I do recommend booking to avoid dissapointment, the guides still had time to answer any and all questions. Lots of knowledge about the history of the site and obviously the distilling of whisky.
  • A bit too touristic distillery tour and lacked the authenticity you get in a small distillery tour. We waited for quite a while as big bus tour groups seem to have priority over individuals. Tour was well scripted and guide knew the script well. Booked the additional tasting session which was a disappointment. Guide gave us 5 minute overview and then left us. Before leaving he made a big number how he can't leave the bottles on display as we might just top up.
  • Loved hearing about the whiskey making process. Our guide was very friendly. Fine tasting experience was worth it. Couldn't decide what to buy in the gift shop, too many good choices.