On 14th September 2000 the Welsh Whisky Company fired up its unique still for the first time. Flash forward 3.5 years and on St. David’s Day 2004, the first whisky was launched by the company as Penderyn. It featured malt that had been matured in ex-bourbon barrels and then finished in ex-Madeira wine casks. This … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Penderyn – Rich Oak
Welsh gold is extremely rare and as such it is coveted by many. This is no better represented than the fact that the British royal family have used Welsh gold in their wedding bands for nearly 100 years - first used by the Queen Mother in her wedding band in 1903. This is a fact … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Penderyn – Portwood
In 2015, Penderyn expanded their core output of whiskies with a brand new range of releases, aimed at the more affordable single malt whisky market. The Penderyn "Myth" sits within this "Dragon" series of expressions , alongside its no-age-statement bedfellows "Legend" and "Celt". The three releases have all been bottled at 41% ABV and feature … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Penderyn – Myth
Penderyn is the brand name of the only single malt whisky currently made in Wales [ed: though there are foundations put in place for the second and third players to join the roster in the foreseeable future]. Penderyn, as we now it today, was originally founded as The Welsh Whisky Company, and its name has … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Penderyn – Madeira
As we approach 18th Sept 2014, the debate rages on throughout Scotland and the UK about whether or not the Scots should vote for Scottish independence. For whisky drinkers, this mirrors one question that has often considered too: do I stick to just scotch whisky or not? The answer is that only you can really … Continue reading Whisky: Scotch Independence?