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!
Halloween is celebrated throughout many different countries of the world. So how do Scots traditionally celebrate Halloween, well our Marketing Assistant, Annie has created a list of some Scottish Halloween traditions to get you in the spooky spirit! … More Some very Scottish Halloween traditions!
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?
Now that the festival is over, you can feel the city of Edinburgh take a deep breath and start to wind down and become a little more peaceful. That is until Christmas and Hogmanay arrive! Here at the Scotch Whisky Experience, three members of the team (Ian, John and Stuart) will be finishing their “Visitor … More Apprentices’ Choice!
Exploring the ‘whisky isle’ of Islay can often be worthwhile if you take a trip off-season … More An Off-Season Whisky Journey
Get into the festival spirit with this guide to eight Scotch Whiskies with their own festival connections and stories. … More Eight Scotch Whiskies to help give you that festival feeling
Find out what to expect on a tour of the Glenturret Distillery in the Scottish Highlands, just an hour from Edinburgh. … More Visiting the Glenturret