Whisky experts have revealed the country's 10 best distilleries in a list looking at reviews on a number of sites such as Tripadvisor.

With Scotland excelling in the creation of whisky, it can be hard trying to look for the right one with so many excellent locations.

Whisky tourism is a massive business in Scotland, with a lot to choose from whether you're in Moray or East Lothian.

Here are the best distilleries in Scotland, according to the whisky experts over at The Cask Connoisseur.

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Scotland's 10 best distilleries according to reviews gathered by whisky experts

The best distilleries were gathered using ratings from Google, Tripadvisor, Instagram and TikTok.

They were then calculated into a total out of 840 and ranked. Here are the top 10 in Scotland based on reviews:

1. Laphroaig Distillery, Island of Islay

Total rating: 736.5

2. Glenkinchie Distillery, East Lothian

Total rating: 710

3. Oban Distillery, Oban 

Total rating: 702.5

4. Lagavulin Distillery, Isle of Islay

Total rating: 690

5. Balvenie Distillery, Moray

Total rating: 689.5

6. Kilchoman Distillery, Isle of Islay

Total rating: 687.5

7. Bowmore Distillery, Isle of Islay

Total rating: 679.5

8. Lindores Abbey Distillery, Fife

Total rating: 679.5

9. Glengoyne Distillery, Stirlingshire

Total rating: 678.5

10. Glenturret Distillery, Perth and Kinross

Total rating: 666.5

The Island of Islay dominated the list with seventh, sixth, fourth and first place being claimed by the island with the Laphroaig Distillery taking the top spot.

The experts said that this destination was "renowned for its rich and unmistakable taste in its whisky", adding that it still uses traditional methods to produce one of the most "distinctive single malts".

Glenkinchie Distillery, in East Lothian, was next and recognised for its high footfall.

Oban Distillery on the west coast came third and has been making whisky since the 18th Century.