Let's call the whole thing Scotch! Tomatin! Sits right on the border of the Highlands and Speyside and produces around 5 million litres of whisky a year, so they keep themselves busy up there. I've visited the distillery on my way up to Inverness and what I found most memorable was the amount of imposing … Continue reading You say Tomatin, I say Tomato. . .
Play that Funky Music Springbank
That's probably the worst/best title yet. I'll let you decide. Springbank. From that Westerly outcrop that is Campbeltown. Once a thriving whisky community it now is the home to just three distilleries, Glengyle, Glen Scotia and of course Springbank. Springbank and Glengyle distilleries are owned by J.A Mitchell and sons. A family run and very … Continue reading Play that Funky Music Springbank
Dalmore. Give me more!
Back on the Edinburgh drams after my emergency break-away for the Glenkinchie 10. This one was part of a whisky flight I had in the Ensigne Ewart, I'll cover the rest in due course but I wanted to start with this one as it intrigues me. Dalmore. I know it's had its critics but I … Continue reading Dalmore. Give me more!
Imperial Distillery. Gone but not forgotten.
Whilst in Edinburgh I had the great opportunity to taste a whisky from a long lost distillery. Those detectives amongst you from my previous blog would have worked out that this distillery was Imperial. Imperial distillery was founded in Speyside in 1897 by Thomas Mackenzie, this guy had mega-money. He owned the distilleries neighbour Dailuiane … Continue reading Imperial Distillery. Gone but not forgotten.
Monarch of the Glen-fiddich
Arguably the most famous brand in single malt scotch whisky. Its a total icon of the genre, the Bob Hope of the whisky world; it's been around for as long as we can remember and it is still relevant and knocking out quality scotch like Mr Hope did with his jokes for so many years. … Continue reading Monarch of the Glen-fiddich