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Tullibardine and six nations rugby weekend

Tullibardine and the 27 - 22 game Friday; I went from Perth down to Tullibardine  – the start of the weekend. I can tell you the Tullibardine “Murray” has around 12,ooo bottles (already all gone out to market as it was bottled on allocation). It is first fill ex Bourbon, cask strength 56.1%, Marquess Range.  At [...]

February 7th, 2017|Whisky Tours|

Loch Lomond Distillery at Glasgow Airport

Loch Lomond Whiskies takes off at Glasgow Airport A world first has landed at Glasgow Airport, with the launch of the inaugural global travel retail (GTR) range from award-winning independent distiller, Loch Lomond Group. Four expressions that showcase the innovation and craft championed at Loch Lomond distillery in Alexandria are now available at [...]

February 7th, 2017|Distilleries, Whisky Distilleries|

HOLLY SEIDEWAND blog name “Her Whisky Love”

HOLLY SEIDEWAND - Her name is Holly and she loves whisk(e)y. Having spent a few months in Scotland to start, then Ireland, Kentucky/Tennessee  more recently Japan and Tasmania. A girl who loves whisky so much she starting blogging then travelling and now a welcome addition to our blogs. Holly’s blog name “Her Whisky [...]

February 6th, 2017|Distilleries|

Friends of the Quaich November 2016 WhiskyTasting

A wee tasting blog from our pals over in Vancouver Island, Canada. Hosts: David and Ros Ross. First up: Nomad Outland blended whisky. 41.3% ABV. Born is Scotland and matured for an extra year in Pedro Ximenez PX casks at Gonzales Byass. Nose: Sweet dried fruit, Spices and Vanilla. Palate: Creamy almost to [...]

December 28th, 2016|Whisky Tours|

Whisky distillery interview with Sally-Anne Cooney, Boann Distillery

WHISKY INTERVIEW with Sally – Anne Cooney, Boann Distillery, Drogheda, Ireland I stayed a couple of nights in Drogheda, it was only right I should visit this new distillery. A little bit of local history was made in Drogheda when the copper pot whiskey stills were delivered to the new Boann Distillery. The three [...]

December 5th, 2016|Distilleries, Interviews, Whisky Tours|

Vic Camerons whisky blog

A blog by Vic Cameron, ex Diageo - a real whisky expert “What is your favourite whisky?” is a question I am asked all the time. It is an interesting question but it is also a silly question to ask anyone who loves whisky (and I really love whisky). It is like asking me which [...]

December 1st, 2016|Whisky Event, Whisky Festival, Whisky School, Whisky Tours|

A 2 day whisky tour of Speyside

A quick 2 day whisky trip with two guests who love the amber nectar (sometimes not so amber). I left Perth on Monday, driving up to Grantown on Spey, in the heart of the Scottish highlands.  It's a traditional highland town on the River Spey surrounded by ancient woodlands, much of which is community owned and [...]

December 1st, 2016|2016 Tours, Distilleries, Speyside, Whisky Tours|

Interview with Ronnie Routledge and whisky cask investment

Interview/chat with Ronnie Routledge. Ronnie. Great to see things moving for you again. Paul McLean met Ronnie at his new office in Dufftown 1st November. Interview (or should I say – a wee casual chat over a dram or two) with Ronnie Routledge. I have known Ronnie for many years now and when I bumped [...]

November 4th, 2016|Distilleries, Interviews|

A tour of Irish Distilleries sampling Irish Whiskey

A tour of Irish Distilleries venturing into their culture of whiskey and grand beers. An edited blog from a much longer piece of drivel by Paul. Monday started late. Teelings at noon was our scheduled visit and it was good! A complimentary visit (thanks) led by Ruard, who knew his stuff (makes a change for some [...]

October 13th, 2016|Distilleries, Whiskey tour Ireland, Whisky Distilleries|

The Malt Whisky Yearbook 2017

Buy it now on Amazon.co.uk Move over Charlie, Ingvar is on the rampage with his Malt Whisky Yearbook 2017 publication! Aye, our whisky club Patron Charlie Maclean is an excellent whisky author, with many books already top sellers, and likes nothing better than to relax with a dram and a copy of the Malt [...]

August 29th, 2016|Distilleries|