Underground Whisky Tasting at Lost Close

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Experience hosted by James

90 mins, Hosted in English
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Up to 8 people
Includes drinks

What you'll do

Whisky 101! An introduction to the history, process, and tasting of our national drink - whisky - all done in The Lost Close, a unique underground space, recently uncovered, in the heart of the Old Town of Edinburgh; we have exclusive access to this historical site, taste 4 whiskies from each of the major whisky producing regions, and hear some of the stories about how whisky came to have such a crucial role in our nations history.

What's included

  • Drinks
    3 Whiskies, one from each of Scotland's major whisky producing regions

Meet your host, James

Host on Airbnb since 2020
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Award winning tour guide and photographer, Edinburgh has been my home for over a decade, the stories, characters, whisky, and history of the fair city enraptured me from the moment I landed here - and I'd love to share it with you!
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Where you'll be

The Lost Close is a recently rediscovered 18th Century coffee house, bank, and prison, tucked away in the heart of the old town.

1 review

Amanda
July 2021
James is a colourful character who brings his personality and humour into the tour to give it that special unique edge. the location for the event brings an erie fascinating tint to the evening steeped in knowledge of the building having done the Scottish experience this whiskey tour brings a much more personalised and relaxed feeling to the world of whiskey. I laughed quite a few times during this event! highly recommend.
James is a colourful character who brings his personality and humour into the tour to give it that special unique edge. the location for the event brings an erie fascinating tint t…

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.