Category Archives: Article

Trip to Old Pulteney

Recently there was a press trip to various Inver House Distillers Ltd distilleries, and being the kind folk that they are they had noticed I was on holiday in Inverness for the week and so invited me up for the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Scottish Independence Referendum

So today is Scottish Independence Referendum day, or should I call it Break Up The Union day? We’ll see. I originally wrote a post on Facebook last night whilst not posting a blog post here, but now that the day … Continue reading

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Visit & Reviews: Somerset Cider Brandy

[For 9(!) reviews of Somerset Cider Brandy’s range, please see below…] At the time of posting this story I had previously visited 42 distilleries around the UK… but most obviously I had missed visiting the distillery that’s based in my … Continue reading

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Blog: My drambassador’s trip to Glen Garioch

My drambassador’s trip to Glen Garioch Now, where do I start? I’m no article writer and my brain isn’t what it once was… So I reckon we’ll just walk through my packed couple of days and randomly jump from one … Continue reading

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Buzz & Winning Review: Glen Garioch’s new (as yet nameless) expression

Glen Garioch’s new (as yet nameless) expression (and the clues to what it might be…) Update: I’m really pleased to announce that my post has been chosen as a winning review of this dram, and as such I get to … Continue reading

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Opinion: Bowmore and Chocolate – A Perfect Combo

I’m kind of supposed to be on a diet… one of those diets that never really quite get going, but you have every good intention of starting tomorrow. With that in mind friends and family eased off buying me anything … Continue reading

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Article: Malt Whisky and Place – Part Four

This article is part four of the Malt Whisky and Place series. Please refer to parts one, two and three if you haven’t yet read them yet. Georgie Crawford The last speaker for the evening was Georgie Crawford, manager at Lagavulin … Continue reading

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Article: Malt Whisky and Place – Part Three

This article is part three of the Malt Whisky and Place series. Please refer to parts one and two if you haven’t yet read them yet. Jim McEwan Next to speak was Jim McEwan from Bruichladdich (and previously Bowmore amongst others), this … Continue reading

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Article: Malt Whisky and Place – Part Two

This article is part two of the Malt Whisky and Place series. Please refer to part one if you haven’t yet read it yet. Dr Nicholas Morgan First up to speak was Dr Nicholas Morgan, along with our first dram of the … Continue reading

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Article: Malt Whisky and Place – Part One

Malt Whisky and Place The whiskies produced on the Hebridean island of Islay are world renowned. But what makes these whiskies unique? Are they manifestations of the physical attributes of the island – the climate, the water, the barley, and … Continue reading

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