Glasgow

The Ben Nevis in Glasgow (Bar)

The Ben Nevis in Glasgow (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Bar Pub Travel Visit Afterwork Dram Dramming)

While The Ben Nevis in Argyle Street is one of Glasgow’s most well-known whisky pubs, my girlfriend and I only discovered the place by happenstance. During a “hop on, hop off” tour through the city center, the voice in our headphones informed us that a highly popular dramming joint (more…)

Port Dundas 12yo by North Star (Review)

Port Dundas 12yo by North Star (Glasgow Lowlands Single Grain Whisky Bourbon Cask Strength Tasting Notes)

When I visited the Ben Nevis whisky bar in Glasgow a few months back, the beautiful releases of young independent bottler North Star directly caught my eye. Shining in jazzy colors, the six bottlings from the company’s kick-off series 001 were almost impossible to miss (more…)

Douglas Laing to build Urban Distillery in Glasgow (News)

Douglas Laiing Govan Distillvery Glasgow (River Clyde Lowlands Single Malt Scotch Whisky Pacific Quay)

Having recorded double digit growth in the past three years and doubled its size in the last four years, Glasgow-based bottlers and blenders Douglas Laing & Co. are ready to take their business to the next level and announce “the biggest news in [their] 70 year history” (more…)

Strathclyde Grain Distillery in Glasgow (Visit)

Strathclyde Distillery in Glasgow (Grain Scotch Whisky Pernod Ricard Ballantine's Chivas Regal Visit)

With its puffing chimneys, entangled pipelines, enormous tanks and squarish buildings, Strathclyde Distillery looks nothing like the picturesque whisky production sites you often find perpetuated on the front sides or postcards or the pages of illustrated books. (more…)