Distilleries

Launceston Distillery.

Tasmania - Whisky and Aviation come together at Launceston Distillery. A WHISKY BLOG BY OUR FRIEND HOLLY … This distillery is after my own heart. It is located right at the Launceston Airport in an old, 1930’s hangar. As I pulled up to the hangar I was watching a Navy plane arrive. I met with [...]

May 10th, 2017|2017 Tours, Distilleries|

Around Belfast and Irish Whiskey

Taking a wander around Belfast whisky scene with a pal. This is a blog written by Paul, who went around various locations with Mark Burgess. Flew myself over to Belfast, checked into the hotel, dumped bags and had a dram. A quick call to Mark to ensure we are ok for a dram [...]

April 25th, 2017|Distilleries, Whiskey tour Ireland|

Speyside Whisky Distilled tour end Aug 2017

A long fun filled weekend whisky tour,  with plenty of drams & distilleries. Join Liz and Paul of MCLEANSCOTLAND on this exclusive whisky trip. Thursday 31 August We meet you in Inverness Airport at noon*. With your first Scottish dram we drive to Speyside for a two course lunch & a drink included at The [...]

No age statement whisky

NAS whiskies, so many of our whisky tour guests ask me what it means?  I thought to scribble some of my thoughts. NAS bottles I have tried … Talisker Skye is the third NAS Talisker in the same amount of years, after the Storm and Port Ruighe, all good (in my opinion), but is this [...]

April 18th, 2017|Distilleries|

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|

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|

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|