SUMMER SCHEDULE 

THESE TOURS ARE AVAILABLE FROM JUNE – AUGUST 2020

Summer on Islay makes us think of long days, light nights and… tours, lots and lots of tours. Choose from our wide range below - there’s something for everyone!

TO BOOK - email us on 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 OR 3.30pm
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 ARDBEG BOG OFF WALK

TIME: 11am
DAYS: Wednesday only, last walk is on 7th August

£65 per person / lasts around 3 hours
We’ve been bogging off at Ardbeg for years. Join our local guide for a hike over the hills; drink in the landscape, enjoy a picnic lunch along with some exquisite drams and listen to some small and tall tales about Ardbeg and Islay before returning to the Distillery. Feel the peat beneath your feet!
Note: you will need sturdy footwear and weather appropriate clothing. We may have to cancel the walk at short notice if the elements dictate it.

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 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 chocolate. Yum. (Tasting only, no tour.)

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.