Whisky

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Tour)

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Whisky Sherry Bourbon Cask Barrel Wood Cooper Experience)

It is said that about 70 per cent of a whisky’s flavor and 100 per cent of its (natural) color come from the cask. When you put a sub-par distillate into top-quality wood, the result will usually be decent at least. But when you fill excellent new make into weak barrels (more…)

Penderyn Whisky Tasting with Jim Murray (Event)

“Be honest, guys. How many of you would have bought a ticket for tonight’s event if you had known before that we would not actually drink any drams?” – When Whisky Bible author Jim Murray asked his guests this question at the beginning of his Penderyn tasting in Siek (more…)

Douglas Laing’s Clutha Distillery to start production in 2019 (News)

Douglas Laing's Clutha Distillery in Glasgow (Single Malt Scotch Whisky River Clyde Announcement Reveal)

These are exciting times! With demand for single malt Scotch whisky at a height, a fair share of new distilleries have either been built or at least planned in recent years. One production site that I am particularly curious about is Douglas Laing’s upcoming Clutha Distillery in Glasgow. (more…)

The Epicurean – Glasgow Edition by Douglas Laing (Review)

The Epicurean - Glasgow Edition by Douglas Laing (Remarkable Malts Lowlands Blended Malt Whisky Cask Strength Tasting Notes)

When I read on the internet that Douglas Laing was about to release a limited edition of their Lowlands blended malt The Epicurean, a huge smile formed on my face. As a dedicated  fan of this moustached muchacho, I could not wait to find out what this special bottling (more…)