Drink Review: Tomatin 5 Virtues Whisky – Metal – Water

Tomatin 5 Virtues Whisky series #4 and #5 Tomatin is a Highland whisky distillery located just south of Inverness, who have been around since at least 1897. Around a year ago they released the first two expressions in their Five Virtues series, which is a quintet of no-age-statement (NSA) whiskies based around five elements that contribute to

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Drink: Whisky distilling returns to Scottish Borders

Whisky distilling returns to the Scottish Borders It’s been 180 years since a whisky distillery was established in the Scottish Borders and next month will see The Three Stills Company open. The distillery has been years in the planning and will be open to the public on 1st May. Located in Hawick, The Three Stills

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News: Glasgow‘s Whisky Festival Tickets on Sale Now!

Get your tickets for Glasgow’s Whisky Festival As with last year there will be two sessions to choose from: 12-4pm & 5-9pm. (See our visit here) Remember do not buy tickets for both sessions as you will only be allowed entry to one and will not be refunded for the second one. Tickets can be

Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitors Centre Fife Wemyss

Travel: Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre

Whisky distilling in Fife at Kingsbarns Scottish whisky needs to mature in cask for at least 3 years before it can legally be called whisky and this month marks the 3rd birthday of the first cask to be filled at Kingsbarns, which seemed like a fitting time to visit their Distillery and Visitor Centre in

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Free tours of The Clydeside Distillery for International Scotch Day

The Clydeside Distillery get into the spirit of International Scotch Day with free tours giveaway To celebrate International Scotch Day on Thursday (8th February), The Clydeside Distillery is giving away 40 pairs of tickets for free distillery tours. The distillery, which opened to the public in November, (See Mr Foodie’s visit here) is getting into

The pocket guide to whisky foodie explorers Blair bowman

Christmas Countdown – Win The Pocket Guide to Whisky

Make whisky navigable with this wee book The world of whisky can be a daunting one, so many brands, distilleries, types of cask and limited editions about.  It can all be a bit confusing and that’s before you enter into debates about blended whiskies and how much water to add, if any! Blair Bowman and

Clydeside Distillery - copper stills

Christmas Countdown – Clydeside Distillery tour and food

Win tickets to the Clydeside Distillery Glasgow's newest visitor attraction and single malt distillery, the Clydeside Distillery opened to the public a few weeks ago in November even though the whisky which it's producing won't be ready for a number of years! You may have noticed the copper stills being introduced to the once forlorn Pump

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Christmas Countdown – Loch Lomond Whisky Gift Pack

Win a wee Loch Lomond Whisky taster pack The perfect gift for any whisky lover,  be they a newbie to the whisky scene or a seasoned connoisseur.  This set contains 3 x 5cl bottles of the Loch Lomond Original (46%), 12-Year-Old (46%) and 18-Year-Old (43%). The Loch Lomond Group have a history that stretches back to 1772.

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News: Launch of The Clydeside Distillery

Whisky distilling returns to Glasgow Mr Foodie took a trip along to see The Clydeside Distillery, the brand new Scotch Whisky Distillery, which has opened in the converted Pumphouse for the Queen's Dock. Located between the Riverside Museum and SSE Hydro, The Clydeside Distillery will produce a Lowland single malt using two copper stills crafted by

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Drink: Tomatin Earth added to Five Virtues whisky range

Tomatin’s Five Virtues range expands Tomatin has released another expression from its Five Virtues range.  Joining Wood and Fire is the third whisky, Earth, and we received a wee sample to taste test. Inspired by the natural elements involved in the production of Tomatin whisky, Five Virtues includes Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.  I was