The Grouse Gets In On The Games
The Famous Grouse may be cast in bronze, but he’s already picked up his first Gold Medal in celebration of his role as Official Whisky Provider to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
To assist visitors to the Games, the Distillery has joined forces with multi award winning tourism operator Rabbie’s to provide visitors to Glasgow daily tours leaving right from the heart of the city at 9am, straight to their door, and back into the city that same day. At just £45 per person, the tour includes travel to and from Glasgow, a private tour of the Distillery and lunch. VIP tours are also available for those visitors interested in learning how to blend their own whisky.
For further information on visiting The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery during the Commonwealth Games, and to book your tour, visit www.TheFamousGrouse.com
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Notes to Editors
About Glenturret Distillery and The Famous Grouse Experience
• The Famous Grouse Experience is located at Scotland’s oldest working distillery – Glenturret. Originally established as a single malt distillery in 1775, today The Famous Grouse Experience is the most visited distillery in Scotland (welcoming an average of 100,000 visitors every year).
• The distillery offers the opportunity to learn how a single malt is made in the traditional way, as well as learning how some of the Glenturret single malt is then blended along with other grain and malt whiskies to create The Famous Grouse, the No. 1 whisky in the UK.
• Opening Hours 9am - 6pm. Three tours are currently available: The Experience Tour (includes 2 whisky tastes), The Seasonal Tour (includes 5 whisky tastes) and the Chocolate Connoisseur Tour (includes a private whisky tasting with matching chocolates). Tours start from £10. Children under 12 go free. The First Tour is at 9.30am & Last Tour at 4.30pm.
• For more information please visit www.thefamousgrouse.com or call 01764 656565
About The Famous Grouse (www.thefamousgrouse.com)
• The Famous Grouse is the No. 1 whisky in UK and No. 4 standard blended whisky worldwide (IWSR data 2012).
• The Famous Grouse has been the best-selling whisky in Scotland since 1980.
• The Famous Grouse is exported to over 100 countries.
• Created in 1896 by founder Matthew Gloag, it was originally called The Grouse Brand.
• The brand became so popular that on August 12th 1905 it was renamed The Famous Grouse.