Beyond The Dram With Glen Affric: Barrel-Aged Beers (Part 4: IPA)

This is the fourth and final instalment in a series of posts about the influence of whisky barrels on a beer. Once a cask’s life of housing whisky is over, it’s still not curtains for that barrel and we have looked at how they have then gone on to influence different styles of beers, courtesy … Continue reading Beyond The Dram With Glen Affric: Barrel-Aged Beers (Part 4: IPA)

Tasting Notes: The Lakes – Whiskymaker’s Editions – Colheita

It is no secret that we are fans of the The Lakes distillery and have closely followed their development over recent years. One person at the centre of that development is Dhavall Gandhi, their ‘Whiskymaker’. The Lakes and Dhavall have provided a lot of transparency about how they’ve been learning from each bottling that they … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Lakes – Whiskymaker’s Editions – Colheita

Press Release: The Lakes’ Whiskymaker’s Editions

Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Editions, Colheita. A diversion from their sherry-led house style, The Whiskymaker’s Editions Colheita is the first in a series of special-edition single malt whiskies from The Lakes Distillery which showcase whiskymaker Dhavall Gandhi’s sense of adventure in maturation and blending. Each unique bottling is an expression of creative freedom, the product of a playground where instinct, experience and inspiration roam … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes’ Whiskymaker’s Editions

Tasting Notes: Clynelish – Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Tyrell)

You can't deny that the Game of Thrones range of single malts, released as a collaboration between HBO and Diageo, has made something of a legacy for itself within the whisky world. And why wouldn't it? At the time of the whiskies' release, one of the most globally revered TV series was about to reach … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Clynelish – Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Tyrell)