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How maturation impacts Scotch whisky flavour?

Maturation and whisky casks

How maturation impacts Scotch whisky flavour? “The older, the better” – How many times have we come across this belief when talking about whisky in a shop, at a tasting or at home?  In maturation, which is the process of leaving a spirit in a cask for a certain period of time (minimum three years…

5 World Whisky Categories you need to try (2020)

Worldwide whiskies

5 World Whisky Categories you need to try (2020) Whisky is made out of three simple ingredients: water, yeast and cereals, which are then mashed, fermented, distilled and matured. However, history and developments across the industry have produced marked differences in styles across the main producing countries, where techniques and flavours reflect the local gastronomy,…

10 things to do in Glasgow [Whisky Related]

Glasgow city centre whisky tour

10 things to do in Glasgow [Whisky Related] It’s almost the time we were all waiting for, the time to finally go out and have a drink or 2 with our favourite people, enjoy a couple of sunny (and rainy) days in the park and visit those wonderful places that make us feel at home….

The 10 BEST virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free (2020)

Best Virtual Whisky Tours

The 10 BEST virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free (2020) The following article highlights some of the best virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free during the lockdown. I have checked several tours available online and my conclusion is that these are the most interesting and informative virtual…

How to taste Whisky at home?

How to taste whisky at home

It’s almost World Whisky Day. Let’s learn how to taste whisky at home! The following guide has been designed to help you appreciate and taste whisky at home during the world whisky day this Saturday 16th of May. It does not matter if you have preferences for Scotch, Bourbon, Irish or Japanese. Our main goal…

On the whisky trail in Edinburgh

Whisky tour in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, a historical place full of culture and whisky. Over the centuries, Edinburgh has become renowned for its intellectual and scientific achievements. Yet, the Athens of the north, as it is affectionately known, has played an equally significant role in transforming Scotch whisky into the global brand we know and love today. In the mid-nineteenth…

Where to Drink WHISKY in Glasgow?

Edinburgh-Whisky-Tour

Glasgow, a fantastic place for whisky appreciation and enjoyment. You might have heard about the industrial history of the city, a famous place for shipbuilding and the hub for merchants and entrepreneurs of all kinds. Back in the 19th century, Glasgow was well known as the second most important city of the British empire and…