Glengoyne is open 7 days a week for a range of fantastic whisky experiences, including the Malt Master Session where guests can create their very own whisky. Just 40 minutes drive north of Glasgow and 30 minutes drive from Stirling and Loch Lomond, guests can enjoy a dram of whisky whilst soaking up the atmosphere in this beautiful, traditional distillery.
Glengoyne is often described as Scotland's most beautiful distillery. This traditional Highland distilery is open 7 days a week for guests to come and enjoy our Whisky Tasting Experiences, Malt Master Session (where you create your very own whisky) and the superb whisky shop. The distillery is easy to reach; just 40 minutes drive from Glasgow or 30 minutes from Stirling and Loch Lomond. The X10 Bus which runs from Glasgow to Balfron will stop at the distillery gates.
Safety is our main priority, hence we have introduced a range of new health and safety measures that are in line with government advice and the requirements of local health authorities;
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On the Glengoyne Whisky Tasting Experiences guests are welcomed in to the Tasting Room, overlooking the beautiful waterfall and glen, where our Distillery Ambassadors delve in to the rich history of Glengoyne whilst you taste 3 Glengoyne Highland Single Malt whiskies. Set before you will be 50ml measures of Glengoyne 12 year old and 18 year old Glengoyne Highland Single Malt whiskies plus a mystery dram of one of our more limited edition Glengoyne whiskies, all of which will be revealed during the tasting. We’ll explain the journey our spirit makes – through mashtun and washbacks to the swan-necks of our copper stills. You’ll discover how we capture every ounce of flavour before we send the spirit to the cask. We’ll tell you how our whisky ages – from the difference the wood makes, to how the spirit deepens in colour over the years. All of the whiskies will be served in sealed bottles for you to pour yourself or to take home, if you wish, to enjoy later.
For guests who would like to get a little more hands-on, the Malt Master Experience is the perfect choic This unique experience lets you create YOUR Glengoyne, the way YOU want it, by assuming the role of Honorary Malt Master.
The Malt Master plays a crucial role in making Glengoyne, balancing the flavours from different casks. You take that role – and ranged before you will be samples from five very different Glengoyne single casks. You’ll see the difference in colour immediately – between the American oak and European, and between the previous fill of sherry or bourbon.
Taste 10ml samples from each of the five single casks, and you’re away – adding a little from a bourbon cask here, bringing out a touch more sherry wood there. Like a chef, you’ll taste and tinker your way to create a unique cask strength, un-chill filtered Glengoyne Single Malt.