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We are only taking tasting bookings until the end of January 2022 as we hope to reintroduce tours in February 2022.  We’ll update this page with more details when available.

We’re open Monday – Friday from 10am – 5pm until the end of March 2022 (*exceptions below)

The Visitor Centre is open for tastings, shopping and general chit-chat!  (Tours are not currently available.)

The below tastings are available Monday – Friday.  Places are strictly limited, and bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance (booking is not required to visit the shop.)

The Core Range Tasting                                      £25

Ardbeg Ten Years Old, Ardbeg An Oa, Ardbeg Uigeadail, Ardbeg Corryvreckan and our newest addition, Ardbeg Wee Beastie.
Takes around 45 minutes

12noon            The Warehouse 3 Tasting Experience              £75

At last the Warehouseman has given us the keys to his dunnage warehouse.  Rare drams, cask drawn samples and other delights await you sitting amongst the maturing barrels and butts. Wrap up warm!
Takes around one hour and 15 minutes

3pm                 The Committee / Festival Bottling Tasting       £50

Five drams chosen from our library of Committee and Festival Bottlings – selected by your tasting host on the day.
Takes around an hour

If you’d like to book any of the above, just email distillery@ardbeg.com.  Please note that children (under 18s) are not allowed in the tasting areas.

 

Some things to note:

Our Visitor Centre is fully accessible for those with limited mobility, but please do contact us if you want to check any details for your visit.

Well behaved dogs are welcome in the shop, but we ask you keep them on a short lead at all times. Unfortunately, we can’t allow dogs in the tasting areas.

 

The Old Kiln Café

The Café as we have known it is completely closed but we now have the ARDStream Trailer.  With a full menu and socially distanced outside seating, this will be our temporary food offering for the foreseeable future.   Picnic tables and umbrellas, tastings and takeaways will all be available in the courtyard!  For more details, please click HERE.

 

*We will be completely closed on the following dates:

  • Weekends until the end of March 2022
  • 26th November 2021
  • 15th December 2021
  • 23rd December 2021 - 4th January 2022 (reopen 5th January 2022)

We plan to open seven days a week from April - October 2022.

Feis Ile runs from 27th May 2022 – 4th June 2022 – our festival programme details will be released in the spring. Ardbeg Day 2022 will be on 4th June.