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Balblair Distillery, Tain
(4.7/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
See the makings of some delicious tipple at Balblair Distillery. In operation since 1790, this is not just any distillery: its 1989 vintage is a gold-medal winner and features in the book, "101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die." Take a guided tour of the distillery for a personal look into the process, and pick out a bottle or two from the collection of over 25 vintages. Put Balblair Distillery into our Tain itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Tain.
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  • Interesting and informative tour with a very friendly guide:Alison. The reception area is very welcoming and the video is actually very informative too. 
  • Great tour/tasting by our host. The smaller distilleries seem more interested in their visitors. Great whiskies, generous pours and friendly hosts. Well done Julie. Loving the 1990. Slainte Mhath. 
  • We found the distillery rather by accident. We were searching for Pictish stones, one of which is in a field nearby. It nestles in the countryside beautifully. They have two tour options, both have th...  more »
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  • Got there, place was supposedly open, no staff anywhere to be found, rang bell, called out, waited 10 with another customer then left. Pointless visit
  • What a personnel touch they do with their tours, and the whiskey they cask is superb. They Truely are a top notch small distillery.
  • Traditional distillery which allows you good access. It's also where "The Angels Share" was filmed.
  • Great staff, comprehensive tour, and exceptional tasting !
  • Nice