Hot Rum Cow takes the helm at World Whisky Day

We are delighted to announce today that World Whisky Day has joined forces with drinks magazine Hot Rum Cow to take our global celebration of whisky to the next stage.

What does a lowland whisky taste like?

We’ve popped our galoshes on and are wading into the debate on this one.

Whisky & Chocolate Pairing in 10 simple steps

Whisky – as well we know – has a complex flavour portfolio, whichever region or distillery it is from. Tasting whisky with chocolate can be a really interesting way to pull out even the subtlest of flavours. 

Whisky & Cheese Pairings

You can’t beat a good cheese board… gouda, cheddar, wensleydale, brie, stilton… 

Scottish Parliament Motion celebrates World Whisky Day

Scottish Parliament Motion celebrates World Whisky Day.

Motion S4M-10047: Kevin Stewart, Aberdeen Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2014

Countdown to World Whisky Day Begins...

The countdown is on. It’s only one week until World Whisky Day this Saturday 17 May.

Whisky Stramash in May – the main things that are happening

This May – it’s World Whisky Day. But there is NO LIMIT to our whisky love and we wanted to highland an initiative we’re big fans of – the Edinburgh Whisky Stramash!

Record Breaking Distilleries

With hundreds of distilleries all over Scotland – it is rather fickle to narrow them down by big v small, high v low and new v old. But then again – surely all of this affects flavour – and that’s what we’re into! 

It's Whisky Month - Spirit of Speyside Festival

Kicking off on Thursday – Spirit of Speyside Festival celebrates all that is fine about Whisky with events from music to malts across the whisky region. 

Join us on a whisky flavour journey

Everyone knows the old rule about letting your wine, especially red wine, breathe, but what are the rules for Whisky?

Malt Whisky Society Day on May 17

The list continues to grow of venues, big and small, local and city central, getting involved on Saturday May 17th for World Whisky Day.

What does a Highland whisky taste like?

Highland Whiskies are all about the big body and dry finish. Often you’ll find they’re peated, smokey and powerful but try a citrusy Glenmorangie and you might think we’re having you on!

Whisky cocktails - 3 of our favourites

Wish you were saying aloha to the weekend? These three whisky cocktails are worth getting shaken and stirred over.

The Shaken Sporran

The lifecycle of a whisky cask

1.       From humble beginnings

What do Speyside Single Malt whiskies taste like?

Depending on who you’re speaking to, there can be up to six whisky making regions, each with their own unique flavour profiles.

These include Highland, Islay, Lowland, Campbeltown, Island and Speyside.