Bowmore: Distillery Tour

If you walk around Bowmore right as kilns are firing up, the smell of peat surrounds the town. For any peat smoke whisky lover, this smell is heavenly. This was the smell that welcomed us when we arrived at Bowmore and, as it was the town we stayed in, it was the smell we enjoyed…

Springbank 10-year

Springbank is a distillery I have not spoken much about on my blog. It is located in Campbeltown and is the only distillery that produces three different single malts, Springbank, Hazelburn and Longrow. If that isn’t hard enough, they also malt 100% of their barley using the traditional floor malting method. But let me be…

The Balvenie DoubleWood 17 year-old

It’s the Monday before Thanksgiving and although I’m not entirely certain I’ve acquired all the ingredients I need for our Thursday meal, I am certain about the fact that the whisky I am going to talk about today, is absolutely fantastic. My first introduction to this brand was with their Balvenie PortWood 21 year-old. Balvenie…