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Edinburgh: Distillery Tour with Scottish Gins and Cheeses

Edinburgh: Distillery Tour with Scottish Gins and Cheeses

Activity provider: 56 North Distillery

From US$ 49.31 per person

Discover Scottish gin with this group tasting tour in Edinburgh. Enjoy 8 different gins that are each paired with a different cheese in the tasting room of Scotland's oldest dedicated gin bar.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Savor local flavors as you try eight Scottish gins paired with local cheeses
  • Get an introduction to pairings as your host talks you through each sip and bite
  • Learn about the facinating history behind of the Scottish gin industry
  • Discover the secret to distilling a fine gin, from juniper berries to bottle
  • Have the chance to use your gin skills at Scotland's oldest dedicated gin bar
Full description

Learn about flavor pairings and Scotland's gin-making history in a fun and delicious way on this tasting tour in Edinburgh. See some world-class gin stills and savor a gin and cheese pairing.

Be welcomed by your host and listen as they give you an in-depth introduction to the on-site stills. Head to the cozy tasting room where a board of eight Scottish gins and a range of tonics will be waiting for you.

Let your guide talk you through each gin and the aromatic cheese that is paired with it. Get information on gin companies, the history of gin-making in Scotland, and uncover the secrets to making a delicious gin.

Have the opportunity to ask anything you'd like about your favorite spirit. Afterwards, you can stay and peruse a selection of over 400 gins, or you can head out to enjoy Edinburgh's historic center.

  • Eight Scottish gins
  • Cheeses and crackers
  • Tonics and mixers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • The legal drinking age in Scotland is 18
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Had a lovely time. James was very knowledgeable and friendly. We would recommend this experience to anyone. It was great fun and really enjoyable

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