AUTUMN SCHEDULE

AUTUMN SCHEDULE THESE TOURS ARE AVAILABLE FROM SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2020

As the nights start to draw in and those darn wee beasties (the midgies) go home for another winter, head to the Distillery where we still have an abundance of tours to keep you informed and entertained!

TO BOOK – email distillery@ardbeg.com - It’s advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
(If the tour is within the next 48 hours call us on +44 (0) 1496 302244 during opening hours)

Note: We’d love to welcome you every day of the year, but there are some dates we have to close – please check HERE for full details.

THE ARDBEG DISTILLERY TOUR & WEE TASTE

TIME: 10am OR 3pm
DAYS: Monday – Sunday

£10 per person / lasts around 1 hour
Informative and fun tour of the Distillery with a dram of your choice from our core range at the end. Great introduction to Ardbeg.

THE ARDBEG FULL RANGE TOUR & TASTING

TIME: 11am
DAYS: Monday – Sunday

£25 per person / lasts around 1 hour 45 minutes
A detailed tour of the Distillery followed by a tasting of five different drams in the Chairman’s Study (Our core range of Ardbeg Ten Years Old, Ardbeg An Oa, Ardbeg Uigeadail and Ardbeg Corryvreckan, plus one Expression chosen by your guide.)

THE C6H5OH SMOKIN’ TASTING

TIME: 11.30am
DAYS: Monday – Friday only

£35 per person / lasts around 1 hour
Ardbeg is consistently the smokiest dram on Islay. Come and take a dive into the world of phenols, guaiacols and creosols – we would like to introduce you to our smoky Ardbeggian universe. Taste three whiskies in our tasting POD. No tour, just an hour of learning all about smoke!

THE ARDBIG TOUR AND ARDBIG TASTING AT TWO

TIME: 2pm
DAYS: Monday – Sunday

£50 per person / lasts around 2 hours 30 minutes
Complete tour with tales, timings, temperatures, traditions, tuns and a tantalising tasting in Warehouse 3. Try some very unusual samples and some old favourites. Relaxed and informal – the most all-round Ardbeg experience.

WHO WANTS TO SEE…OUR NEW STILLHOUSE?

TIME: 4.30pm
DAYS: Monday - Sunday

£10 per person / lasts around 30 minutes
We’ve doubled capacity at Ardbeg Distillery. We’ve built a brand new stillhouse and history has been made. Two stills have become four stills and we’d love to show you this exciting new development. Stand at the stillhouse window and enjoy a rare cask strength sample. No booking required.

THE ARDBEG BUS TOP TASTING

TIME: 5.30pm
DAYS: Friday only

£65 per person / lasts around 1 hour 30 minutes
Climb aboard our 1967 Routemaster bus with your Ardbeg conductor and enjoy a sweet laid-back tasting and a chat about all things Ardbeggian. Learn more about Ardbeg’s history and journey through the Islay whisky landscape. Taste four drams along with some delicious chocolates. Yum. (Tasting only, no tour.)

THE SINGLE CASK DINNER

TIME: 7pm
DAYS: Monday 21st September and Tuesday 20th October

£130 per person / lasts around 4 hours
Join us after hours for a truly Ardbeggian experience that embodies the warmth and wit of Ardbeg. Held under the pagodas in the Old Kiln Café, you’ll be accompanied by some of the folk who make our delicious whisky for a magnificent dinner matched with an exceptional tasting. Share stories with your fellow guests and take advantage of the exclusive chance to buy one of our very rare single cask bottles.
*Limited places available for these very intimate evenings – please book at least seven days in advance.

THE TABLE TASTINGS

TIME: 10am – 12pm OR 2pm – 4pm
DAYS: Monday – Sunday

Informal tastings are available in the Old Kiln Café. Pick from one of our four tasting flights – we’ll briefly talk you through the whiskies then leave you to enjoy them at your leisure. Great if you are on the move, wish an introduction to Ardbeg’s whiskies or if you want something a bit special to try! No booking required.