My trip to the 2015 Best Of The West Festival (or "Bowfest" as simply referred to) was a journey two years in the making and it did not disappoint! Pretty much two years ago to the day, WU embarked on their first Islay road trip. Having started out from the south of England, it took … Continue reading Best Of The West Festival 2015 – Day 1
You will sometimes hear whisky being referred to as ‘liquid gold’. This is mainly due to the value associated with it, but it also obviously refers to the various shades of golden beauty that the liquid can have. In spite of this however, when whisky is being made, the ‘new spirit’ that is created from … Continue reading Colour By Numbers – A Lagavulin Case Study
If you enjoy a smoky kick to your whisky then chances are that you'll already know your best friend's name is 'peat'. Peat itself is quite an interesting entity (if you're into that sort of thing) and represents something that is hundreds of years in the making. Personally, I was pretty blown away to find … Continue reading For Peat’s Sake!?