Below is a list of the top and leading Distilleries in Glasgow. To help you find the best Distilleries located near you in Glasgow, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Glasgow’s Best Distilleries:
The top rated Distilleries in Glasgow are:
- The Clydeside Distillery – offers a personalised, bespoke bottle of whisky, Beam Suntory
- Glengoyne Distillery – crafting world-class whisky
- Beam Suntory – created the first whisky to suit Japanese palates
- Crossbill Distilling Ltd – makes handcrafted Scottish gins
- Auchentoshan Distillery – the only Triple Distilled Single Malt in Scotland
The Clydeside Distillery
The Clydeside Distillery is a distillery that specialises in single malt whisky. Established in 2017, they aim to revive distilling in Glasgow and offer fine whisky that is created using traditional blending and distilling techniques. They offer different tours to further promote the business and the industry and for people to fully understand the careful process done to achieve the best tasting whisky.
They offer distillery tour that lasts for an hour and gets you to watch while their expert craftsmen handcrafted new spirits. They also have a manager tour, an exclusive tour service that runs for 120 minutes and is hosted by their very own distillery manager. They also provide a chocolate and whisky tour for an hour and a half where you can taste delicate and delicious artisan chocolate together with the best whisky that they have. Depending on the package that you would choose, tour rate is between £15 to £120 per person. Contact them now to schedule a visit and experience first-hand the art of whisky-making.
Address: 100 Stobcross Rd, Glasgow G3 8QQ
Phone: 141 212 1401
“I have been to many distilleries but I thought this one was a very good one to make time to see. I learned a lot of new things about the Glasgow shipyards and the Whisky trade in the city and port. I also loved that you can keep the dram glass! Our guide was very personable and friendly as well.” – Sonia Frederickson
Glengoyne Distillery creates fine tasting whiskies that are matured using the best and finest casks available. Producing rich and flavourful concoction that everyone would certainly enjoy, they offer different whiskies that are aged for 10, 12, 18, 21 and 25 years. They also offer specially bottled spirits that are blended and aged to perfection on different casks.
Boasting of offering the slowest stills, they ensure smooth and unhurried process to get the best flavour out of their high-quality ingredients. In partnership with the National Tourist Organisations of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, they offer distillery tours where you can visit and observe their process of doing whisky. They also offer private dining where you can enjoy delicious meals together with their fine spirits for an ultimate experience.
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“Great place. Great Whiskey. Great tour.” – Jake Whiston
Beam Suntory is a distillery in 1899. One of the largest premium spirit company in the world, they offer different spirits from whiskey, tequila, cognac, vodka, gin, rum and many others. A fusion of western and eastern culture through the fine blend and concoction that they have, everyone would certainly enjoy their different spirits that are blended well and aged nicely to perfection.
Committed to providing a broad selection following the diverse taste of their clients, they stay true to olden traditions of spirit making this preserving not only the taste but its custom and heritage. Reach out to them to further enquire on the different tour package that they offer and immerse yourself on the art of distilling that only they can give.
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“Amazing premises of Beam Suntory. Best whiskies in the world.” – Pedrito Silva
Crossbill Distilling Ltd
Crossbill Distilling Ltd is a gin distillery that was established in 2012. Taking advantage of wild and fresh botanicals around the area of Glasgow that they have harvested, they create 100% Scottish botanical gins that are bursting with rich flavour and overwhelming freshness. Very hand-ons with their approach, they ensure perfect care and slow maceration to ensure the extraction of its rich taste and perfect blend.
A fusion of both refined and bold taste, you can serve their creation in a simple manner with ice and naturally light tonic and you would still get the best tasting spirit blend. Aside from their distillery, they also offer a 2-3 hours gin school experience for £110. In this class, you can learn the art of gin making with complimetary tasting and also get to create your own recipe gin.
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“Me and my husband did the Gin School experience and it was simply amazing. Audrey and the Gin master are super fun & highly knowledgeable and helped us with distilling our very own Perfect in Pink gin. The session was really entertaining and a very good opportunity to mingle with localities and visitors alike.” – Joe Ryles
Auchentoshan Distillery was established in 1823 and creates the best single malt scotch whisky that are matured to perfection in casks together with bourbon, sherry and other fine wines. Putting so much time and effort to achieve the perfect colour and flavour, you can ensure the excellent balance that provides a distinct taste on the whisky that they are creating. You can check the different whisky that they offer based on core range, age range and special edition.
To share their exquisite process, they offer distillery tours and wine tasting that will teach you further on the art of whisky making. They also have a shop that caters to a good selection of their product brand that people can buy. Open from 10 AM to 5 PM from Mondays to Sundays, schedule a visit now and experience for yourself the wonderful art of spirit making that they are expertly doing.
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“Great shop and tour.” – Victor Nelson