Aqua Vitae – The Mother of All Spirits

Ancient abbey starts to distil the mythical spirit after a 500-year absence…

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8 Most Beautiful Distilleries in Scotland

There are 128 operating Scotch Whisky distilleries across Scotland and over 50 gin producers. Amongst them there are a few that stand out due to their historical designs, beautiful views or just modern polished looks. I have listed my favourites below. Which ones have you visited?

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The World’s Best Club for True Single Malt Whisky Lovers!?

How would you like to try a range of whiskies that are adventurous and unique; a dram that is only available for a short period of time and is not tied to each distillery’s signature style? Whether you are a whisky connoisseur looking for something new or a complete novice wishing to connect with like-minded […]

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Whisky and the Environment

There are many factors that contribute to the flavours of whisky. Whisky requires some key ingredients, such as barley, yeast and water, as well as materials like oak barrels and copper-crafted pot stills, all of which affect the flavour profile. What makes it even more interesting is how the climate and geological location contribute. What type of rock does the water run through? Is the whisky stored by the sea? A lot comes down to the environment and the cleanliness of the surroundings. Everyone benefits from clean water and good air quality, so it is important for distilleries to consider all the environmental factors throughout the process of making whisky.

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10 Interesting and Unusual Whisky Facts

What a fascinating spirit whisky is! All the history and amazing backstories of distilleries, types of whiskies, the production method, various casks and unique locations all contribute to making whisky so interesting. I have listed some things about whisky that you may not already know, topics you might use to impress your fellow drinkers.

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Whisky Stock Market by Whisky Foundation

Whisky Foundation is a young whisky venture, founded in 2016, bringing unique whisky bottlings to anyone wanting to explore and learn more about these rare expressions. With independent bottlings, the focus is on creativity and experimentation. Whisky Foundation offers a wide selection of independently bottled whiskies and rums from bottlers such as Sar Obair, The […]

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How to Celebrate Burns Night

Scottish men are said to be the sexiest men in the world… Not sure that is 100% accurate, but who doesn’t like to see men in kilts? I recommend you gather your girlfriends and hit the bars on Friday night as Burns Night will lure out all the hunky Scots! Burns Night is celebrated on […]

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New Year’s Resolution: More Whisky

You might think it is a bit too early for New Year’s resolutions since Christmas has barely begun, but I have thought this through, so bear with me. What if you let everyone know your New Year’s Resolution is… to enjoy more whisky – if that isn’t a hint for Xmas gifts I don’t know […]

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