Scotland’s answer to Baileys

Magnum Scotch Malt Whisky Cream Liqueur has been crowned one of the top selling products at the historic Edinburgh Castle with over 12,000 bottles snapped up by visitors in 2019. Magnum is crafted and bottled

Spice Up Your Life

Rum is making a comeback as a drinks category being rediscovered and helped by its versatility and rich history. In particular, Spiced rums are enjoying a renaissance as a flavour-filled characterful base for mixed drinks

The Distilleries of Campbeltown

One of Scotland’s most remote mainland towns, Campbeltown also used to be know as “the Whisky Capital of the World”. This is because Campbeltown used to be a hotbed of illicit distillation, since the end

The Celebrity Liquor Index

Sam Heughan of Outlander fame is the latest to join the list of celebrities getting involved in the liquor business, as he has just launched The Sassenach Deluxe Blended Scotch whisky. Sam has been promoting

Even More Celebrity Liquor Brands

There is no stopping for Celebrities and Liquor brands and here is yet another new batch of examples included in this blog post… Snoop Dogg – Cuca Fresca Cachaça Cachaça is Brazil’s national liquor and

The Top 30 Scottish Gins in 2020

The Scottish Gin Society has revealed that Isle of Harris Gin is Scotland’s favourite Scottish Gin for the third year in a row, based on their 2020 Consumer Choice Awards. In total, 19,169 unique votes were

24 hours in Iceland

During the winter break, I spent a few days over in the most sparsely populated country of Europe, Iceland. From the UK, it is only a relatively short flight away and it allows you to

Craft Watch: Bareksten Botanical Gin

The man behind the product is Stig Bareksten, the founder and owner of OSS Craft Distillery situated just outside Bergen, in Flesland, Norway. Aside from gin, it also produces aquavit, whisky, vodka and fruit liqueurs. Bareksten