Category Distillery visits

A Look Around Brora Distillery

Last month I had the pleasure of being shown around the old Brora Distillery. Fantastic to look round the warehouses and wander amongst the silent buildings imagining the life that was once there. 

When is a brand not a brand? (An essay in which I become an honorary pilgrim)

Meeting The Whisky Pilgrim and my thoughts on Fettercairns branding.

Taking pleasure in the process. A look around Ballindalloch Distillery.

I have always been a fan of the process. Its always nice to make time to do something right.  Whether its making fresh coffee rather than just an instant, having a proper wet shave with soap and a brush or sitting down to write with pen and paper as I am doing just now.  Being […]

Taking pleasure in the process. A look around Ballindalloch Distillery

I have always been a fan of the process. Its always nice to make time to do something right. Whether its making fresh coffee rather than just an instant, having a proper wet shave with soap and a brush or sitting down to write with pen and paper as I am doing just now. Being […]

A visit to Glen Moray

I must admit that starting to tour distilleries was what really pushed my passion to a new level. The actual process of making the whisky itself really doesn’t change that much from distillery to distillery but seeing the variation in building design, still shapes, mash tuns etc is what excites me. The more you see, […]

A Brace of Royal Brackla

Several months ago I was lucky enough to be shown around at Royal Brackla distillery. Its always been a favourite, mostly because its just along the road from my in-laws and it always reminds me of time spent up North. Royal Brackla is owned and operated by John Dewar and Sons. It is situated near […]

A Trio of Single Cask Wemyss Malts

A look at 3 distillery exclusive single cask releases from Wemyss Malts.