We often talk about the 6 whisky regions within Scotland and the whisky styles and flavour profiles generally associated with them.
However with the recent boom in whisky production, new methods of maturation and new distilleries, are these regions still relevant today? We believe that in some ways they are...
Our 7 step guide will help you learn how to nose and taste whisky so you can truly enjoy this amazing spirit and start to learn which whiskies you enjoy best.
If you are completely new to whisky our step by step guide will help you learn how to appreciate your dram and most importantly decide if you like it! We also recommend everyone follow these steps every time you try a new whisky.
Introducing Croftengea, a peated single malt from the Loch Lomond distillery.
Among Scotland’s 110 or so malt whisky distilleries, there are many iconic names that need no introduction. However, with so much choice both online and in your local whisky shop, there are many other excellent malt whiskies that can easily go unnoticed. Croftengea is one that falls under even the most sensitive of whisky radars.
Traditionally there are 6 whisky regions within Scotland.
Although there has been some debate over their relevance today, we believe they are still a good way to start exploring Scotch whisky based on the general styles and flavours associated with each region.
Here are our top 5 super easy cocktails for Christmas including Rossini, Old Fashioned and Rum Daiquiri.
As the festive seasons approaches, you may be planning to indulgence in a few cocktails. Rest assured you don't need to be an award winning mixologist or have a bar stocked to rival the Ritz to create a few delectable concoctions from some basic ingredients.
Cheese and whisky: a match made (by angels) in heaven.
Great food and drink are as much a part of Christmas as Santa Claus and mistletoe. Many of us will enjoy a fine single malt or a real artisanal cheese over the festive period. Alone, these may be divine. Together? Carefully-matched cheese and whisky can elevate your after-dinner spread to new levels entirely.
Are you looking to really treat the whisky lover in your life this Christmas?
We've got it covered! Here are our ultimate whisky gifts for this Christmas and they are all under £100 so you won't completely ruin your bank balance!
Do you want to give someone a whisky gift for Christmas but want something a little bit different?
You've come to the right place, below are our top 3 choices for whisky gifts under £60 that are all a little different from the normal bottle of malt.
Shopping for a whisky gift this Christmas but don't want to blow the budget?
Here are our top 3 choices for whisky gifts under £40 that are sure to delight the recipient - that's if you don’t end up keeping them for yourself!
Looking for a whisky stocking filler or small whisky gift?
Our stocking filler ideas are a great way to give someone a little whisky treat this Christmas and you would be surprised at what amazing gifts are available for under £15.
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