Hackadram is a unique and new opportunity being created by William Grant & Sons to define the future of spirits around the world. Interested to know more? Read on…
The Inside the Cask blog has been a passion of mine since its inception in 2016, and the number of visitors to the site and subscribers to the blog continues to grow. A big thank
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with their friends and family during this special time of the year. To celebrate, I have highlighted some examples of Christmas trees from the Drinks
The full book title is Whisky Rising: The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan and this book does not disappoint in the sheer level of detail and insight it provides, it is very
This family owned distillery based in Lahti is the largest distillery in Finland, producing over 100,000 litres of new spirit every year. Although it has been in place since 2002, I first came across it
The “noble experiment” of national prohibition of alcohol was repealed on this date, 85 years ago. This was a constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages which run from 1920 to 1933.
To celebrate the release of the 13th edition of the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2018, we caught up with its creator, owner and editor, Ingvar Ronde. The book is packed with new and updated information on
From probably the most famous fictional scotch whisky brand, Glencallan, to others such as Glengoolie scotch whisky from the FX TV series ‘Archer’, these are just some of the many fake brands that have appeared
I was happy to contribute to the ‘Ten Easy Pieces’ feature on The Moodie Davitt Report. This is where they get up close and personal with leading travel retail personalities via ten snapshot questions. Here is just
There is reason to celebrate for the Scotch whisky industry. The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has released figures confirming the success of Scotch whisky exports for the first half of 2017 to £1.8 billion. Slàinte!
This excellent book is only the first from Greg Dillon, one of the busiest men in the drinks industry. He works as a brand strategy consultant, writer, speaker, host and judge specialising in premium spirits.
The recent announcement of the planned re-opening of cult distilleries such as Port Ellen, Brora and Rosebank distilleries in Scotland has made me think about the increase in the amount of investment being made in
Independent Campbeltown distillery Glen Scotia is set to launch a new limited edition Glen Scotia Single Cask release in partnership with World Duty Free and Edinburgh Airport. Just 204 bottles of the 26-year-old Glen Scotia
The short answer is yes, however this has been mostly associated with the Lowlands region and in actual fact most Scotch Whisky distilleries tend to produce malt whisky by distilling twice in copper pot stills.
The beautiful scenery of Cumbria’s valleys and fells in the North of England is perfect for a short break embracing nature and the outdoors. This also included the opportunity to visit The Lakes Distillery.