Pronounced 'Cull-Eela', the distillery is situated on the North-Eastern shores of Islay with magnificent views across the Sound of Islay to the spectacular Paps of Jura. Newly re-opened on 25th August 2022 as Caol Ila, The Islay Home of Johnnie Walker, book your experience online to be one of the first to visit.
FLAVOUR JOURNEY TOUR
Our signature tour at Caol Ila, Flavour Journey is a full-sensory, immersive experience. Includes a distillery tour followed by a guided tasting of 3 drams and a wee cocktail, served in our bar with views of the Paps of Jura.
SPIRIT OF SMOKE: CASK DRAW & TASTING
An unmissable adventure for whisky lovers, the Spirit of Smoke is a truly special experience where you’ll sample five unique cask-strength Caol Ila expressions that are available only at the distillery. Held in our Maturation Warehouse.
TASTE OF ISLAY
Coming soon, this 90-minute premium tasting tour will take you on the ultimate Caol Ila experience, showcasing the very best flavours that our island home of Johnnie Walker has to offer.
SHOPPING AT CAOL ILA
Enjoy the opportunity to purchase a rare and personalised memento from your visit to Caol Ila by bottling your own whisky and engraving with your chosen message. Discover distillery exclusives, clothing & accessories.
VISIT THE BAR AT CAOL ILA
Sip a dram or cocktail and indulge in a delicious tasting platter. Visit the brand-new bar at Caol Ila to discover your perfect serve.
Advanced booking for all tours and experiences is advised to avoid disappointment. To help keep everyone safe please check the latest Scottish Government guidelines before you visit.
We’re pleased to have consulted Euan’s guide to ensure that we provide disabled access information upfront to give all visitors the confidence to visit the distillery and enjoy the experience. To help plan your visit, we’ve included an overview of our facilities. Please do let us know if you have any specific requirements at the time of your booking and a member of staff will be in touch.
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