2019’s most-read blog posts!

Before we head into a new year, and more than that, a new decade – we are reflecting back on some of our blogging highlights from the past year! If you’ve been following us, you’ll be more than aware that our amazing team are knowledgeable in not just whisky but also in facts about Edinburgh, Scotland, travel and so much more! We’ve complied a short list of some of our most read blog posts from 2019, so grab yourself a wee dram and settle down for some inspirational reading!

How to host a Scotch Whisky Tasting Party

Scotch whisky flight at the Scotch Whisky Experience

Thinking of hosting a Scotch whisky party but not entirely sure how to go about it? Then this blog is ideal for you! Our very own Master of the Quaich, Julie Trevisan-Hunter, takes you through the process of hosting your own whisky tasting and how to put together an experience to remember, all you have to do is follow the steps in the blog here.

Where to buy exclusive Scotch whiskies

If you’re exploring the distilleries of Scotland, it’s always useful to have a list of distilleries that are selling something that little bit more unique – a piece of Scotch whisky history; a chance to make your mark on the development of a new distillery; or perhaps just something to add to your cabinet that’s rare, exceptional and most importantly, a delicious memento from your visit.

But where to start looking for the perfect Scotch whisky to add to your collection, your investments, or your cabinet?

Here at the Scotch Whisky Experience, we work with more than 90% of the Scotch whisky industry, so we asked the distilleries of Scotland to tell us about their exclusive releases that are available to the public. Have a read of the blog here!

How to use whisky in baking

Ginger cake made using Scotch Whisky

This fantastic blog post was the perfect round-up of some of our most loved recipes and tips on how to bake using Scotch whisky! With festive favourites, chocolatey delights and a wee Scottish themed treat, there really is something for everyone!

Read the blog here and learn about some of our favourite recipes for baking with whisky, as sent in by our team and our visitors on social media. Enjoy!

Women in whisky

Back in March, we celebrated International Women’s Day by taking a look at the women working to make this incredible industry such a brilliant, empowering and exciting field to be in. Read Recruitment Manager, Alison’s, fantastic round-up of women in the whisky industry here.

The Shape of Whisky

However experienced you are in nosing and tasting whisky, when it comes to trying a new dram it’s always best to keep your senses keen and your mind open. Our Senior Visitor Assistant, Peter, wrote a brilliant blog piece on The Shape of Whisky, read in here to see this amazing spirit in a whole new light…

Which have been your favourite blog pieces? What subjects would you like us to cover in 2020? Let us know in the comments or on social media and we’ll keep you posted!

We want to wish everyone a Happy New Year when it comes, we hope you all have a prosperous year and are ready to take on a new decade!

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