Author Archives: AmateurDrammer
Ticking another closed distillery from the list courtesy of a new release from the Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection – this time Dallas Dhu.
They say that good things come to those who wait. Or do they? Construction first began at Speyside Distillery near to Kingussie in the Scottish Highlands in 1962 under ownership of George Christie, a Glasgow based whisky broker. It wasn’t until 1990 however that the distillery first started to produce spirit. By 1993 Drumguish Single […]
They say travel broadens the mind, But what does it do to a whisky?
Just off the A9 is a former workhorse distillery which has been moving into the single malt market with more than a nod to the vineyards of its owners.
A new favourite expression emerges from the Islay peat smoke…
Glen Garioch Distillery and My Travels through the Valley of the Granary
A subtly complex Lowlander from Gordon & MacPhail’s Private Collection