From all of us at Whisky Unplugged, we wish you all a very happy new year and all the very best for 2019. As we head forward into the new year, we look to build on our contributions to date, with some exciting projects coming up, and so here is our reflection on the whisk(e)y … Continue reading 2018 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
This Summer (2018) saw the first release of a brand new core range of whiskies by the Fettercairn distillery. Based outside the town of Fettercairn, east of the Cairngorm mountain range, the distillery has been functional since 1824 within the Fasque estate (once owned by the family of British Prime Minister William Gladstone). The distillery … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Fettercairn (Core Range)
This (old) particular whisky was originally created at the Fettercairn diatillery in the Highlands and has been especially bottled by the Douglas Laing Company within their "Old Particular" brand. The whisky has been maturing for two decades and, as previously noted (here), is a welcome sight to see given the scarcity of the distillery's own … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 20 Years Old (Old Particular – Douglas Laing)
Fettercairn distillery has had an interesting history, being based near the revered Fasque estate in Eastern Aberdeenshire, which lends its name to a whisky I've owned previously - comments here. The distillery was established back in 1824 in an old corn mill, and has been largely operational since. Owned by Whyte & Mackay, the majority … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 7 Years Old (Dramboree 5 – The Whisky Shop Dufftown)
Fettercairn distillery is owned by whisky giants Whyte & Mackay and is based at the foot of the Grampian Hills in the Highlands. Whilst the majority of their whisky goes off for blending, the distillery does offer a handful of single malt whiskies. The spirit itself comes from a fairly unique still which is cooled … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – Fasque
At the start of this year, much like last year, there have been a fair few twitter and blog references to people committing the act of “heelslaying”, and you might find yourself wondering what it is all about – as did I. In 2015 I thought that it was just a fad, but this year … Continue reading Heelslaying – Dragons No Longer Primary Target!