January is the month where we all start thinking about fresh starts or new ways of thinking, and even more so this year with it being the start of a new decade. This all ties in very nicely with the ‘Year of the Rat’ in the Chinese calendar which represents new beginning and renewals. With all of that in mind, our January ‘Whiskies of the Month’ will be following that very theme! … More Eight different Scotch whiskies to start the new year with!
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! … More 2019’s most-read blog posts!
We’ve got the perfect festive cocktail for you this Christmas! Picture Christmas pudding, in a glass with a nice hint of orange and you’ve got it! Whether you’re hosting an Xmas party or enjoy trying new, flavoursome cocktails, then this is a brilliant recipe for you! … More A Christingle Orange
If you’re new to Scotch whisky, or you are buying for a lover of whisky but don’t know what to get them – don’t worry! Our team have come up with some things to consider when buying a bottle of Scotch whisky. Head to our Whisky Shop and ask one of our highly knowledgeable team of advisers to help you find the perfect whisky! … More Choosing the perfect whisky!
Our Senior Tour Guide, Cody, has come up with 5 super easy up-cycling ideas to breathe new life back into those bottles. Keep them for yourself or give them as gifts this Christmas – it’s up to you! … More Whisky DIY this Christmas!
Here in Scotland, the 30th November is a special date celebrating our national day and the day of our patron saint, Saint Andrew. One of the best ways to celebrate is by enjoying a dram of our national drink – Scotch whisky. November’s eight whiskies of the month each has a fascinating Scottish story to tell, relating to parts of our great nation’s history and traditions. … More Eight Scotch whiskies to enjoy on St. Andrews Day!
We’ve got the perfect spooky cocktail for you this Halloween! We all know and love the Halloween treat of a toffee apple, well mix that with the Scottish Halloween tradition of ‘dookin’ for apples’ put it all in a cocktail and ta-dah! Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or enjoy trying new, flavoursome cocktails, then this is a brilliant recipe for you! … More Dookin’ for Toffee Apples – A spookily, sweet cocktail!
Our brand new experience ‘Tasting Tales’ has launched and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Our Senior Guide, Peter has written up a few words to let you know all about the experience and how the idea came about! … More Tasting Tales
It’s October which can mean only one thing – it’s the count down to Halloween! It’s officially the month where we enjoy telling each other scary stories and celebrating all things spooky. To celebrate we’ve chosen eight whiskies from distilleries who have some spooky stories to share with us… … More Eight Scotch whiskies to spook you this Halloween!
We asked whisky writer Ian Wisniewski to give us his thoughts on the crucial question of whisky and water… … More Should you add water to whisky?