Discover local secrets on the West End of Glasgow on this tasting tour away from the city centre.
Edinburgh New Town Whisky Tour
- Taste 4 premium single-malt Scotch whiskies from craft-independent distilleries
- Listen to a complete storytelling experience highlighting curious and quirky facts about whisky
- Take a walking tour visiting some of the best whisky venues in the city
- Suitable for small groups
- Other dates available upon request
- Gift a Tour
- Independent Traveller
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Edinburgh’s New Town Whisky Tour: A tour through the whisky culture in the capital city
Edinburgh is famous for its magnificent architecture, delightful streets, and fascinating past. However, it also boasts some of Scotland’s finest whisky bars in its New Town. If you’re a whisky enthusiast searching for an extraordinary way to discover this stunning area, a walking whisky tour is an ideal way to go.
Explore Edinburgh’s New Town and discover hidden gems on a whisky tour. Visit unique bars and pubs, each with its distinct character and atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Scotland’s whisky while sampling an array of rare and unusual whiskies from independent and craft producers.
About Edinburgh’s New Town Whisky Tour
- The tour begins at a whisky bar located in an old Victorian pump house in Edinburgh’s heart, with a knowledgeable guide and fellow whisky lovers.
- Stroll through picturesque streets and alleyways, visiting multiple bars along the way.
- Whisky-tasting experience at each bar, featuring carefully selected whiskies showcasing Scotland’s diversity.
- Learn about different whisky regions and styles, and develop the ability to appreciate unique flavours and aromas.
- Experience whiskies that are uncommon and not typically found in supermarkets.
- Emphasis on showcasing lesser-known distilleries prioritizing sustainability and good practices of whisky making.
- Highlighting locally sourced barley and the impact of provenance on whisky flavour.
Why book a whisky tour with us?
- Once Upon a Whisky received the top regional award in the 2022/2023 Scottish Thistle Awards for food and drink experiences.
- We were also a finalist for the national award, recognizing our commitment to exceptional customer service and 5-star whisky experiences.
- Our tour offers authentic experiences and the opportunity to try unique whiskies not commonly available.
- Explore Edinburgh’s diverse whisky scene by visiting distinctive and exciting whisky bars in the New Town area.
What are you going to learn in Edinburgh’s New Town Whisky Tour?
- Listen to fascinating stories and insights into the history and culture of whisky in Scotland.
- Learn about the traditional methods of whisky production and the rise of craft and independent producers putting their unique stamp on Scotland’s national drink.
- Gain a new appreciation for the diversity and complexity of whisky and a deeper understanding of its place in Scottish culture.
- Experience the best of Edinburgh’s New Town whisky scene through an unforgettable whisky adventure.
Book your spot today and unleash those hidden whisky-tasting skills that we all carry inside.
We can also accommodate large groups and private tours. If you have a special request, please give us a shout.