• 10 Notable Whisky’s

    “Savor the Spirit: A Whisky Odyssey in the Scottish Highlands and Speyside”

    Embark on a journey through the Scottish Highlands and Speyside. Yesterdays rain becomes tomorrows Whisky. Where the air is infused with the aroma of peat and the hills echo the tales of centuries-old distilleries. Join Go Highland Tours as we unveil the magic of North Highland and Speyside whiskies. Inviting you to explore the heart and soul of Scotland’s liquid gold.

    Discover the North Highland Elixir

    In the North Highlands, rugged landscapes meet the artistry of whisky-making. Sip on the bold and complex flavours of Glenmorangie, Dalmore, and Oban, each distillery crafting elixirs that embody the untamed beauty of the region.

    Speyside’s Liquid Symphony

    Known as the whisky paradise, Speyside beckons with its lush glens and a symphony of distilleries. Indulge in the smooth elegance of Macallan, Glenfiddich, and Balvenie, as their expressions weave tales of Speyside’s rich history and unparalleled craftsmanship.

    Immerse in Highland Whisky Culture

    With every distillery tour, you’ll immerse yourself in the rich whisky culture of the Scottish Highlands. From the traditional craftsmanship to the unique terroir that influences each drop, experience the essence of Scotch whisky like never before.

    As you navigate the enchanting realms of the North Highlands and Speyside, let Go Highland Tours be your guide to the finest Scotch whiskies. Unearth the stories behind the labels, savor the complexities in every dram, and let the spirit of Scotland captivate your senses. Book your whisky odyssey with us and toast to the unparalleled magic of Highland and Speyside whiskies. SlĂ inte mhath!

    Here’s 10 Whisky’s of note to get you started…

    1. Glenmorangie Distillery: Located in Tain, Ross-shire, Glenmorangie is renowned for its elegant and complex single malt whiskies. It’s known for its “The Original” expression and a variety of other limited releases.
    2. Balblair Distillery: Found near Edderton, Balblair is known for its vintage releases, offering single malt whiskies that showcase the characteristics of specific years. The distillery’s offerings often emphasize the influence of maturation on flavor.
    3. Pulteney Distillery: Situated in Wick, Pulteney is one of the northernmost mainland distilleries in Scotland. Its maritime location contributes to its unique flavor profile, and it’s recognized for its Old Pulteney expressions.
    4. Wolfburn Distillery: Located in Thurso, Wolfburn is a relatively new distillery that revived the name of an old distillery that operated in the 19th century. It has quickly gained recognition for its fresh and distinctive single malts.
    5. Clynelish Distillery: Positioned near Brora, Clynelish produces a range of whiskies characterized by their waxy and sometimes fruity notes. It is known for both its official releases and independent bottlings.
    6. Old Pulteney Distillery: Based in Wick, Old Pulteney is celebrated for its maritime-influenced whiskies. It often features flavors reminiscent of the sea and coastal elements.
    7. Benromach Distillery: Located in Forres, Benromach is known for its traditional production methods and a range of peated and unpeated single malts. It’s often associated with a classic Speyside style.
    8. Tomatin Distillery: Situated near Inverness, Tomatin is one of the largest distilleries in Scotland. It offers a variety of expressions, ranging from lightly peated to heavily sherried.
    9. Ardmore Distillery: Found near Kennethmont, Ardmore produces peated Highland whiskies with a distinct smoky character. It’s one of the few distilleries in the region known for its peated offerings.
    10. Glen Ord Distillery: Situated near Muir of Ord, Glen Ord is one of the few remaining distilleries that still uses traditional “worm tub” condensers. It produces whisky for blends, including the Singleton of Glen Ord.

    Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and there are more distilleries in the northern Scottish Highlands region. Distillery names, locations, and expressions can change over time due to various factors, so it’s always a good idea to check with ‘reliable sources ‘Go Highlands’ for the latest information on whisky distilleries.

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