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Whisky for Father's Day - How to choose.

Posted by Katey Rudlin on

Whisky can make the ideal gift for Father's Day and ordering online makes it even easier. Read on to see our suggestions.

glenmorangie taster arran taster

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Glenmorangie - The Golden Distillery

Posted by Katey Rudlin on

The Glenmorangie distillery lies nestled remotely in the Highland countryside. Picturesque, and with arguably the most beautiful, golden still room in Scotland. The annual output is around six million litres per year. But it wasn't always like this...

Glenmorangie distillery

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Machrie Moor Batch 6. The legend of Machrie Moor

Posted by Katey Rudlin on

New Release Machrie Moor Batch 6.

 

The Peated Arran. Lightly peated at 20ppm, this mythical malt has proved a popular additionMachrie Moor Whisky to the Arran range.

On the west coast of the Isle of Arran lies a windswept and mystical peat bog called Machrie Moor....

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How to Choose a Bottle of Rum

Posted by Katey Rudlin on

Dorrly's XO Rum LabelReading the label on a bottle of rum is not as straight forward as reading the label on a bottle of Scotch as all Scottish distilleries follow strict uniform regulations.  Depending on where as well as how the rum was produced, different classifications are used to describe the contents of a bottle.

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What does a Cask Finish do for whisky?

Posted by Katey Rudlin on

 

Many whiskies receive a final maturation on a different type of cask to add to the quality of

Balvenie 17 Doublewoodtheir finish. It’s like adding the sauce to a sticky toffee pudding.

Finishing a whisky adds flavour specific to the previous occupant of the cask.

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