Edinburgh: History of Whisky with Tasting and Storytelling

Edinburgh: History of Whisky with Tasting and Storytelling

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This whisky and folklore evening is unique in Edinburgh. Visit an outstanding whisky venue where you will be served four classic single malt scotch whiskys and immerse yourself in the great cultural importance of whisky and storytelling in Scotland.

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  • Enjoy four classic single malt scotch whiskys
  • Immerse yourself in Scottish storytelling
  • Get access to comprehensive tasting notes
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This tour meets on the iconic Royal Mile and you'll have a short walk to one of the supplier's outstanding whisky venues Over the next two hours, drink 4 outstanding single malt scotch whiskys taken from the 4 major whisky producing regions of Scotland. These whiskys will range from the relatively delicate and subtle flavors of the Lowlands to the bold and robust tastes from Islay. You will also be given tasting cards giving notes on each of the whiskys that you sample. During the tour, experience some traditional storytelling and explore the significance of whisky to the Scottish identity. The entire upper floor of the venue reserved, so there is plenty of space and privacy to conduct the story orientated evening.
  • 4 single malt scotch whiskys
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Tour departs from outside Caffè Nero on the Royal Mile beside the statue of Adam Smith. The address for Caffè Nero is 192 High Street, EH1 1RF. Just look for the green and white umbrellas.

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    • Whisky alternatives are available upon request
    • This is not a pub crawl but much more of a cultural evening focused on storytelling with whisky tasting
    • The minimum age for this tour if 18 years, ID may be required
    • It is recommended to have a comfortable level of English for this tour as there is a lot of information all in English
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    4.9 / 5

    based on 231 reviews

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    Joined Little Fish for their "History of Whisky with Tasting and Storytelling" tour and loved it! Ben is so knowledgable and friendly. It felt just like spending an evening with friends. We tried a few whiskies (other drink options available) and listened to fascinating stories about Edinburgh in a really interesting old pub.

    June 18, 2021

    I would highly recommend this activity - the venue was quirky and cosy with an interesting history, which we learnt about, and we had a good amount of space to ourselves. We tried 4 whiskies, all of which I enjoyed and all of which were different. We learnt a lot about the whisky as well as some really interesting tales associated with the area and the drink itself. Ben the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic and a genuinely lovely guy! Well worth the money!

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    October 1, 2020

    Having the right person when you drink whisky can really make the difference between an ok night and a holiday to remember. Ben, not only he is a very knowledgeable person, but also funny, charismatic and a great story teller. Because of Ben, I realised that the proper way of drinking whisky is together with a story.

    September 28, 2020

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