Whisky Cocktails to celebrate Christmas

Throughout the year, I’ve been sent loads of recipes for whisky cocktails. And as much as I would like to feature them, I simple don’t have the space or time. However, Christmas is a time when I’m more likely buy a load of ingredients and break out my cocktail shaker, so below you’ll find some
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Glenfiddich IPA

The new Glenfiddich IPA is the first of two releases from the distillery’s new Experimental Series. Rather than playing it safe, the 130 year old distiller has instead opted for quiet innovation with this new, distinctive range. The aim of the Experimental Series is to combine the brand’s passion for Scotch whisky with its boundary
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October & November’s Whisky News

Things have been busy, busy, busy recently, so here’s two months of whisky news for you. Industry Updates The Scotch Whisky Association has lost out in its attempt to block the Scottish Government’s minimum pricing policy (The Scotsman), but the organisation has now appealed to the UK Supreme court (Daily Telegraph). Meanwhile, the Association’s chief
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June’s Whisky News

Sick of hearing about the Brexit? Well here’s a round-up of all the whisky news you might have missed from the last month. Industry News Mossburn Distillers has lodged plans to build a whisky distillery in Jedburgh (BBC News).  Also, Welsh whisky pioneer Penderyn could soon be stretching its reach to Swansea, with plans to
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May’s Whisky News

Just in case you were super busy during Whisky Month, here’s a round-up of all the whisky news you might have missed. Industry News The best kept secret in the whisky industry for a number of years, new Fife-based distillery InchDairnie was unveiled to the media and wider public (The Scotsman). The first community-owned distillery,
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Glenfiddich 21 Year Old

Towards the end of last year, Glenfiddich marked the minor re-launch of its 21 year old with a very cool viral video campaign.  To celebrate the whisky’s roots in both Scotland the Caribbean, the distillery assembled a team of brilliant brains from the worlds of science and music to bring the spirit to life. The
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October’s Whisky News

In case you missed some of it, here’s all the whisky news from the past month: Industry Updates The Spirt of Speyside Whisky Festival has announced a second annual event, Dramfest, which will bring distillers from across the region together under one roof next September (from The Press & Journal). Plans have been unveiled for
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September’s Whisky News

The biggest whisky news of the month was the return of Ardbeg’s test sample of whisky from the International Space Station.  I’d usually point you in the direction of another website about this, but you can find my blog on the project here. Continuing the science-y theme, a company which uses waste products from the
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