Brewdog Brewery
House of Botanicals

The Spirit of Aberdeenshire Tour

Unveil the spirit of Aberdeenshire and find out why this region is not just about whisky, but is on the vanguard of the craft beer and gin resurgence.
The craft beer phenomenon
Your tour starts with a visit to BrewDog in Ellon, now a world leader in the craft beer phenomenon. The tour takes in the brewhouse, the Lone Wolf distillery, warehouse, packaging lines and even the HQ offices. Find out how their provocative beers have taken the craft beer world by storm, and how BrewDog have held the record on several occasions for brewing the world's strongest beer. Enjoy a tasting of their beer, followed by lunch in their DogTap tap room.
Brewdog Brewery
Bottle your own gin
The tour then continues in Aberdeen with a visit to the House of Botanicals. Founded in 2009 by bartenders for bartenders find out how gin and other botanical based products are made. You will have your chance to bottle your own gin, followed by a tasting in the library of the House of Botanicals, which houses a private collection of drinks literature dating back to Jerry Thomas' 1862 Bon Vivant's Companion.
House of Botanicals
Bottle your own gin
The tour then continues in Aberdeen with a visit to the House of Botanicals. Founded in 2009 by bartenders for bartenders find out how gin and other botanical based products are made. You will have your chance to bottle your own gin, followed by a tasting in the library of the House of Botanicals, which houses a private collection of drinks literature dating back to Jerry Thomas' 1862 Bon Vivant's Companion.
Scottish cocktail bar of the year
The tour then arrives at the unique Porter's Gin micro distillery, to experience the innovative method of cold distilling of botanicals. Then enjoy a gin and cocktails tasting upstairs at Orchid, the Scottish cocktail bar of the year 2017, followed by a tasting menu of locally sourced produce, as well as traditional entertainment.
Porters Gin
STRATHISLA DISTILLERY
The Spirit of Aberdeenshire Tour
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