Our last classic whisky cocktail – the Penicillin! This July we’re taking a look at some of the most well-known whisky cocktails out there! Each week we will have a cocktail to fit with one of the five Scottish whisky producing regions. So have a look back at our Friday Night Cocktails and give them a try yourself! … More Friday Night Cocktails, Islay – Penicillin
Our Friday Night Cocktail this week is a Campbeltown Whisky Sour! … More Friday Night Cocktails, Campbeltown – Whisky Sour
Each week we will have a cocktail to fit with one of the five Scottish whisky producing regions. This fantastic Speyside Whisky Punch is perfect for those weekend socially-distanced barbecues, grab yours friends and family, give this one a try! … More Friday Night Cocktails, Speyside – Whisky Punch
Each week we will have a cocktail to fit with one of the five Scottish whisky producing regions. So stay tuned for our Friday Night Cocktails and give them a try yourself! Highland whiskies have a variety of different characteristics, from floral notes to salty, coastal flavours. … More Friday Night Cocktails, Highlands – Rob Roy
This July we’re taking a look at some of the most well known whisky cocktails out there! Each week we will have a cocktail to fit with one of the five Scottish whisky producing regions. So stay tuned for our Friday Night Cocktails and give them a try yourself! … More Friday Night Cocktails, Lowlands – The Old Fashioned
Walking is great for both your physical and mental well-being. In the past few months we’ve seen a rise in the amount of people heading out for a stroll around their local areas, so we thought, why not make some of those walks a little bit more interesting and add a whisky twist to them! We’ve come up with just a few ‘whisky-related’ sites in Edinburgh that are worth a wee wander round! … More A #WhiskyWalking tour of Edinburgh
In celebration of #EdFilmFestatHome we thought we’d put together a list of some Scotch whisky related movies and documentaries for you to get your teeth stuck into at home. … More Whisky Movie Night
Speyside is “malt whisky country”, discover some interesting facts about this iconic region, when to visit and what to expect from these single malts. … More Whisky month, a region at a time, Speyside
Baking and cooking experiments and successes from our team during lock-down. … More Lock-down recipes from our “SWEople”
Discover the distilleries of the Scottish Highlands and some interesting facts and stories. … More Whisky Month, a region at a time. The Scottish Highlands
The distilleries of the Scottish Lowlands, some facts, meanings and pronunciation … More Whisky Month, a region at a time. The Lowlands
Discover our team’s perfect whisky region to spend lockdown? … More Whisky Month 2020 – which region would you choose for lock-down?!
The ultimate Scotch whisky emoji quiz to keep you test your whisky knowledge and your cryptic skills! … More Scotch Whisky Emoji Quiz!
Our team have come up with a sequel to our last whisky quiz, this one may be even harder! Challenge yourself and see how many of these questions you can get right, or why not make a virtual quiz night out of it, grab your friends and family and try it out on them! … More The Ultimate Whisky Quiz: Part 2 (this one is tricky!)
During these uncertain times, lockdown has seen many of us increase our daily exercise in an effort to keep fit and healthy. Exercise is not only good for keeping you physically fit but is a fantastic way to boost your mental wellbeing too! With some of us really going for it, we thought, why not put these extra miles to good use and raise as much money as possible for SAMH, a charity close to our hearts here at SWE. … More SWE will walk 500 miles and SWE will walk 2500 more.. for SAMH
A beautiful blog written by Paula Arthur, long time whisky fan and expert. Paula is a veteran of Islay’s festival so who better to share her wisdom, top-tips and memories. Paula has been with us for 13 years and you’ll usually find her surrounded by her beloved whiskies in our shop! … More Whisky Month, a region at a time, Islay
Bring friends together over a dram, either at home or virtually.
Here are all the hints and tips you’ll need on how to put together a whisky tasting to remember. … More How to host a Scotch Whisky Tasting Party