Meet Ger Buckley, Master Cooper

Ger Buckley B&WRecently I had the privilege to ask Ger Buckley, Master Cooper of Midleton Distillery some “serious” questions. I’ve met him during my stay at The Whiskey Academy in Ireland.

When you’re ever in the opportunity to shake this man’s hand with the opportunity to have a little chat, do it! Do not hesitate, just go for it. An amazing man, with amazing stories and an amazing strength.

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Kingsbarn Distillery welcomes Copper Pot Stills

FREE_TO_USEKINGSBARNS7The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, located in the East Neuk of Fife celebrated another momentous milestone as the copper pot whisky stills arrived at 09:00 on Thursday 2 October.

 

Both copper pot stills travelled from Rothes, Speyside and have been hand-made by Forsyths of Rothes.

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Wemyss Malts new Single Cask releases

Wemyss Single Casks Cropped Group Sept 14 lowEdinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new parcel of single cask Scotch whiskies. This mouth-watering collection of new whiskies is named after the unique natural taste and aroma of each one and reflects the unique and contrasting appeals of the different Scotch whisky regions and styles.

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Bagpiping event organiser hits the right note with new appointment as Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival administrator

Whisky_20140910_0027An events organiser who has helped to manage one of the world’s biggest bagpiping events is turning her attention to Scotland’s other iconic national symbol – whisky.

Pery Zakeri has been appointed to the role of festival administrator for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, working alongside the board of directors to deliver the 2015 programme.

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