Glendronach Batch 17 Cask 5896

Hand selected by Rachel Barrie, this bottling is part of the latest batch in the Single Cask series. Chosen by the Experts Or “an” expert to be precise.This bottling has been chosen by Dr. Rachel Barrie, Master Blender at Glendronach. She selected each cask to be part of the latest Single Cask series. The expressions […]

The Effect of Wood Casks on Whisky

What kind of wood casks are used to age whisky and how are casks made As well as being a small car, a cooper is a person who makes oak wood casks. A few distilleries still have their own cooperages, where their casks are hand made, but it is more common for distilleries to buy […]

How changes in Scotch Regulations will allow more creativity

The Scotch Whisky Technical File was recently updated and the changes will give producers even more room for creativity and innovation. New Rules Scotch, as a geographical indicator within the European Union, has a lot of regulations regarding how it is made. These are held in a document called the Scotch Whisky Technical File. The […]

Adnams Triple Malt Whisky

Hailing from Southwold, Adnams is a well established beer brand that has turned its hand to spirits in recent years. The Adnams Triple Malt is jut one in their line up of Whiskies. Seaside Spirits Adnams are a brand for so much more than just drinks. They are based in the seaside town of Southwold […]

GlenDronach Port Wood 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

An exciting limited edition from the Highland distillery, this malt is excellent. Part of History The GlenDronach Distillery was first opened in 1826 by James Allardice, who worked hard to make the distillery successful. Unfortunately, luck was not on his side and he actually went bankrupt in 1842. GlenDronach was passed to Walter Scott, who […]

GlenDronach Batch 17 Cask 416 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

For 17 years now GlenDronach have been releasing the Single Cask series, and this year it was another triumph. Traditions Rachel Barrie has hand selected 14 casks that have been released as part of the series, now in its 17th year. The series offers a nice glimpse into the high quality malt being made at […]

Gordon & MacPhail Longmorn Private Collection Release Celebrates Distillery

A part of it’s Private Collection, Gordon & MacPhail have released an exciting new Longmore bottling. Celebrating what’s lost Gordon & MacPhail’s Private Collection is bringing some of the best malts around to consumers. They are bottling rare malts with incredible age statements from distilleries that are no longer working, or in Whisky speak, have […]

Adnams Rye Malt Whisky

An award winning Rye Whisky from Adnams in the south of England, this will be a wonderful addition to your whisky cabinet. An English Rye Grown in the sunny English county of Suffolk, Adnams Rye is a bit different from your typical Rye Whisky. The brand itself has been around for decades and they have […]

10 things you should NEVER say to a whisky drinker

Being friends with an enthusiastic Whisky drinker can be trying at times, especially if you’ve ever mistaken a Speysider for an Islay malt. Fortunately, we’re here with a handy guide to 10 simple things that you should never, ever utter in front of a Whisky drinker. 1. Do you want ice in that? The answer […]