SUMMER SCHEDULE 2019 

THESE TOURS ARE AVAILABLE FROM APRIL - OCTOBER

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!(Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.)

TO BOOK - email us on distillery@ardbeg.com
(If the tour is within the next 48 hours call us on +44 (0) 1496 302244)

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: 11am OR 3pm
DAYS:  Monday – Sunday

£8 per person / lasts around 1 hour 15 minutes
Informative and fun tour of the Distillery with a dram of your choice from our core range at the end.

THE ARDBEG FULL RANGE TOUR & TASTING

TIME: 10am OR 12.30pm
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 Limited Expression chosen by your guide.)

THE ARDBIG TOUR AND ARDBIG TASTING AT TWO

TIME: 2pm
DAYS: Monday – Friday only

£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.

THE SNEAKY PEEK

TIME: 4pm
DAYS: Monday – Sunday

£5 per person / lasts around 45 minutes
At the end of the day join our quick, enlightening whizz around the Distillery.  See what makes Ardbeg different and enjoy a dram of our iconic Ardbeg Ten Years Old.

THE ARDBEG BOG OFF WALK

TIME: 11am
DAYS: Wednesday, April – August only
£65 per person / lasts around 4 hours
Take a hike over the hills, drink in the landscape, taste exquisite drams chosen by your guide, enjoy a picnic lunch and finish with a short tour of the Distillery.

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 SINGLE CASK DINNER

TIME: 7pm
DAYS: 10th of each month, June – October only

£130 per person / lasts around 4 hours
Bring back your own bottle of Ardbeg...

It’s simple, we’re launching an exclusive single cask.  So for a truly Ardbeggian Experience, join us after hours for a backstage walk around the Distillery, a rare tasting and a magnificent intimate dinner in the Old Kiln Café with some of the folk who make our whisky.  Bring back a bottle that you want to open at the Distillery and share it – then taste one of this year’s single casks… and buy a bottle if you wish!

Limited places available for these very intimate evenings – please book at least seven days in advance.

THE BACK to THE 90’S TASTING

TIME: 5.30pm
DAYS: Wednesday, April - August only

£65 per person / lasts around 1 hour 30 minutes
The mid 90’s.  In the years when Forrest Gump, Braveheart (a Scottish classic), and The English Patient graced our screens, learn how Ardbeg was able to produce the beautiful spirit that is now our 21, 22 and 23 year old expressions.  A tasting of all three, along with stories related to the time, gives the perfect chance to pick your favourite year.

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 the daily tasting flights – we’ll briefly talk you through the whiskies then leave you to enjoy them at your leisure.  There is no booking required.