Living in England and seeing all the events, tastings and launches happening across the island of Ireland is something I’ve… Read more Milroy’s of Soho
Distilleries, bars, bottleshops: the “where” of our whiskies.
Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre – Exploiting a Gap in the Market
It’s estimated that the golf tourism industry earns the Scottish economy some £300 million each year. While the staples of… Read more Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre – Exploiting a Gap in the Market
Chat with Michael O’Boyle of Baoilleach Distillery, Donegal
Last week, Mike and I got the opportunity to interview Michael O’Boyle of Baoilleach distillery for the Water of Life.… Read more Chat with Michael O’Boyle of Baoilleach Distillery, Donegal
Cooper King Distillery Tour
If an intrepid traveller ventures into the countryside of North Yorkshire, they may find a distillery as small as it… Read more Cooper King Distillery Tour
Blair Athol Distillery
The Blair Athol distillery is a bit of an oddity. It’s not in Blair Atholl, bottles hardly any of its own spirit, and, while adapted to handle large numbers of visitors, has no appreciable social media presence. To a curious whisky writer, this makes it well worth a visit.
Although Edinburgh had been at the heart of whisky’s initial rise to prominence, for the past hundred years no single malt whisky has been produced in the city. That Glaswegians have been able to boast their own single malt in the meantime is particularly galling: this was clearly a wrong that needed to be righted.
Roe & Co Distillery Tour and Whiskey Blending Experience review
Now that restrictions in Ireland have lifted, and we’re starting to get some sense of normality in our day to day, Irish whiskey distilleries are welcoming more visitors from here and abroad. I got the chance to visit the Roe & Co distillery for the first time a few weeks ago. If you’re curious about what they have to offer, read on.
The Cotswolds Distillery
As a whiskey fan living in England, I always feel like I’m a prisoner of geography. Irish distilleries are popping… Read more The Cotswolds Distillery
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery Part One – Doing Things Proper.
Ever since Hicks and Healeys re-established the tradition of English Whisky-making in 2003, founding an English distillery seems to have… Read more Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery Part One – Doing Things Proper.