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Castlehill Whisky - CLOSED

555 Castlehill | Whisky and Wine, Edinburgh EH1 2ND, Scotland
+44 131 557 3196
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Excellent knowledge and availability

Did not do official tasting but they let me try a couple quick samples and helped me pick a unique... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2016
Turk444
Liquid Gold - Garry #1

My brother and I went for a tasting. I'm not a big whisky drinker but my brother is. Garry was... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
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Nestled inside the Tartan Weaving Mill & Experience, Castlehill Whisky stocks over 350 single malt Scotch whiskies, 50 blends, blended malts, grain whiskies and 100 Scottish ales. Taking a contemporary look at the Scottish drinks industry; new gins, vodkas and other spirits sit alongside the much loved traditional whiskies. We host regular tastings with a range of products and prices.
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23 May 2016
“Excellent knowledge and availability”
10 May 2016
“Liquid Gold - Garry #1”
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555 Castlehill | Whisky and Wine, Edinburgh EH1 2ND, Scotland
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Did not do official tasting but they let me try a couple quick samples and helped me pick a unique bottle to meet my tastes. Would definitely return for future purchases

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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

My brother and I went for a tasting. I'm not a big whisky drinker but my brother is. Garry was awesome! He was informative, friendly, and provided us with some great whiskeys we wouldn't find in the US. We had great discussions and lots of...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Although I am by no means a whisky drinker, Garry made the tasting an amazing and informative experience for my partner and I! The icing on our first day in Edinburgh, with loads of laughs and tons of info. Thanks Garry :)

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Very informative about the process of making scotch. Answered all of our questions. Fun to speak with about non-whiskey related topics as well. All-in-all fun experience.

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

I booked the Castlehill Whisky tasting through Groupon for my husband and I during our few day stay in Edinburgh. We are so glad we did as this was one of the highlights of our trip. The cost for the Groupon for two was 23...More

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Finbar W, Manager at Castlehill Whisky, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Hi "Krystle0819", thank you for your review, always good to hear we have another convert to Scottish whisky!

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Bought this for my husband. Finn the Manager called through the day as a courtesy call to say if we would be going. This was for my husband but he said I was welcome to sit in on the tasting. Finn was very informative and...More

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Finbar W, Manager at Castlehill Whisky, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Hi "Topazblue55", glad you enjoyed yourselves, come back and see us next time you are in town and maybe we can convince you to join your husband in the tasting next time!

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Living in Edinburgh, I often have friends and family visiting the city. Castlehill Whisky has become their favourite experience and attraction in Edinburgh by far. I've done both the 'Hauf n hauf' and 'Liquid Gold' with Fin and Chris. Both were equally very fun and...More

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Finbar W, Manager at Castlehill Whisky, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Thank you "vjk88" for such a shiny review! Chris and I both spent the day bouncing around on our overly-inflated egos. There is a saying that flattery will get you nowhere, we disagree.. Looking forward to seeing you next time!

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable hour spent with lovely Chris who was charming and extremely knowledgeable about his whiskies. Would absolutely recommend this experience to everyone!!!!

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Finbar W, Manager at Castlehill Whisky, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Hi Ruth, thanks for the review and for taking the time to come see our wee shop, we look forward to seeing you next time you are in town!

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Spent a week in Scotland celebrating my 30th looking for a 30 year malt to take home. Picked up a lovely Jura having spent ages in the shop just looking at the vast collection available. The staff were very knowledgeable and very helpful when discussing...More

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Finbar W, Manager at Castlehill Whisky, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Hi "aoldfield83", it's always nice to see people having a positive experience when buying a special bottle like that one, hopefully you've opened it by now! Best wishes and a happy birthday from all of us at Castlehill!

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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here on 31/01 with my husband for a hauf 'n hauf tasting. Had a great afternoon learning lots about whisky, its distilling processes & how to best enjoy was really enjoyable to pair the whisky with some scottish beers/lagers. Our host did a great...More

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