The Spirit of Speyside Festival went virtual for the first time in 2021. A total of 688 guests from 15 countries logged into the digital platform to take part in the various events.
Neill Murphy reviews a 23 year old single malt Scotch whisky from Craigellachie distillery in Speyside. This 23 year old whisky is bottled at 46% abv and retails for £330.
A 2008 vintage, single malt Scotch whisky from Strathisla distillery in the Speyside region. Bottled by Gordon and MacPhail as part of their distillery labels series. Whisky review by Neill Murphy.
A couple of weeks ago I received an invite from the lovely folks at Douglas Laing to join them on a virtual tasting of some forthcoming releases. Naturally I gratefully accepted the offer. The line up featured four drams from their Remarkable Regional Malts range, including new versions of Timorous Beastie, The Epicurean, Scallywag and Big Peat.
Neill reviews five recent releases from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. There's two Highland single malts, an island malt, a Speyside and an old single grain.
Speyside distillery, Benriach, is getting ready to welcome to its first ever official visitor centre next month. Part of a six-figure investment project, the new centre will include a bar, tasting lounge and retail space.
The Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside will reopen on May 17th. The famous Copper Dog Pub complete with new outdoor terrace area will feature a brand new menu curated by newly appointed Executive Chef and General Manager William Halsall.
There are still some tickets left for the first ever virtual edition of the Spirit of Speyside Festival. Less than a week to go!
Global drinks company Brown Forman, owner of Benriach distillery has secured its first deal with supermarket giant Waitrose & Partners. From 22nd April the distillery's new Original Ten will be available across 175 Waitrose Stores.
Neill reviews three single malts from Ian MacLeod Distillers. The Regional Malts range offers an introduction to the