Help Save Ireland’s History. A Kickstart project started to save the Mill by getting it a new roof this will help keep our whiskey.
The main goal of this Kickstart project is to get this old Derrylavan mill a new roof as it is in bad need of a new one if this is not done in the next 2 years the damage will be too great and we will lose this building forever. And this would be a shame for history.
Distillers and beverage industry professionals take note: Thousands of casual drinkers, experts, and spirits judges are discovering previously undetected spirits quality disparities as well as a few welcome surprises using a new scientifically designed tasting glass. Until recently, the industry and public has ignored the diagnostic potential of glass design. Continue reading
A while ago I received a black box, a mysterious one I might say. I drink, next to whisky, beer. This is mostly Belgium beer. And wine? That is not something you can wake me up for in the middle of the night. With other words, I don’t like wine. Inside this box, I found a bottle of beer, Tennent’s beer. I knew the beer was coming by post, but when? I didn’t knew.
I was looking forward to try somehing new, and there it was, a opportunity to expand my experience in the spirits.
Made me thinking of the following quote from Sid Vicious:
“I’ve only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.”
Whisky lovers are today being called upon to get the Borders ‘back on the whisky map’ by choosing a location for the region’s first distillery since 1837.
Scotch Whisky firm – R&B Distillers – is asking whisky drinkers ‘the big question’ in a bid to crowd source opinion on where a Borders distillery should be built. Participants are invited to vote for their favourite location in an online poll that includes popular Borders destinations such as the Tweed Valley, Peebles, Kelso, Melrose, Galashiels and Eyemouth.
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DISCOVER THE LEGENDS OF WHISKY
Now in its seventh year, the UK’s finest and largest whisky event, The Whisky Show is returning to London this October. This much-loved festival brings together hundreds of the world’s most sought-after whiskies for two days only, with guests invited to taste world exclusive luxury drams, meet legendary figures from the whisky world, enjoy a variety of culinary delights and soak up the unique atmosphere. Due to the shows popularity, 2015 will see The Whisky Show move to the impressive Old Billingsgate where it is set to be bigger and better than ever, with 2015 shining a spotlight on the biggest legends in whisky. Continue reading
The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd has released a limited edition pack of Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky called Contrast – a unique comparison of fully matured Bourbon and Sherry whiskies from Tomatin Distillery.
Promising to turn the world of whisky on its head, The Famous Grouse House is coming to Edinburgh’s International Festival Fringe this August 2015.
(Thursday 6th August – Sunday 30th August).
A new Whisky Festival is coming soon to London – the Harrow Whisky Festival. This fabulous festival will take place in January 2016 at a stunning location, Grimsdyke, just 12 miles from London.
Ginger Grouse has unveiled a refreshing new look reinforcing the brand’s unique heritage. The distinctive new packaging and name Famous Ginger Grouse celebrates the premium whisky ginger beer featuring The UK’s No.1 whisky The Famous Grouse.
Earlier this year, the brand invited Facebook fans to help choose the new design through an innovative research project. The new bottle features the iconic grouse bird in copper taking cues from The Famous Grouse but retaining its own identity. Continue reading
September 2015 marks the launch of Scapa Skiren, an artisanal single malt forged by the elements of Orkney; a remote island of natural contrasts.
Crafted by five dedicated artisans at the manually operated Scapa distillery, Scapa Skiren’s smooth taste embodies the unexpected contrasts of the Orkney Islands, setting it apart from traditional Island Malts.