Highland Park Distillery Tour

The Orkney Islands are off the northeastern coast of Scotland. A place once inhabited by Vikings and their long ships. We didn’t encounter any Vikings while we were there because duh, it is 2018. But, we understood and respected that the Viking soul was very much present, even to this day. Going to Highland Park…

Scapa Distillery Tour and Glansa review

  As we boarded the plane to Kirkwall, a few things came to mind. One, there weren’t that many people making this trip with us. Two, the plane was a very small propeller plane, aside from my flying anxiety kicking in, I knew we were going to struggle to get our carry-on to fit under…

Highland Park 12 year-old

I fell in love with Highland Park when I first tasted their 30 year-old expression and got a chance to try Cadenheads 25 year-old Highland Park expression. Those two whiskies without a doubt are two of the best I’ve tasted. If you have not read any of my links above on Highland Park, I’ll give…

Gordon & MacPhail Series Post 1 of 6: Scapa 10 year-old

Nearly two weeks ago my boyfriend and I attended a Gordon & Macphail (G&M) tasting led by their lead importer Gary Kiemach atĀ Federal Wine and Spirits here in Boston. We got a chance to taste six of their whiskies and I thought I would write about them in a series form, starting with the 10…