The Glen Garioch Distillery in Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire
A guided tour at Glen Garioch Distillery, Oldmeldrum
Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Balmoral, Aberdeenshire
Aberdeen City and Shire is home to some of the country's most historic distilleries and you can learn more about the distilling process at the fascinating visitor centres and on guided tours. You can also discover the region's distinctive handcrafted ales at some fantastic breweries.
Discover unique whiskies and learn distilling secrets with a tour of the distilleries across Aberdeen City and Shire. Whisky lovers will find something to suit them including the regal connections of Royal Lochnagar and the rich flavours of GlenDronach, to name but a few. Find out more about whisky in the region.
Beers and ales
From Deeside Brewery's golden ale Macbeth, to the quirky and strong Tactical Nuclear Penguin from Brewdog, craft beers are big business in Aberdeen City and Shire. Look out for the excellent selection of drinks menus across the region.
Royal Lochnagar distillery is situated on the south side of the River Dee close to Balmoral Castle. Age old traditions and craftmanship produce one of Scotland's most exclusive whiskies. A visit to Royal Lochnagar is a timeless experience.