Category Archives: Whisky

Kornog Whisky

I had the great privilege of touring Paris during the winter of 2016. While I was there, I was gifted a most amazing bottle of whisky from Bretagne, called Kornog. A dear friend, and former protégé from the region gave it to me, knowing I was on an exploration of whisky from Europe. Until about… Read More »

Macallan Distillery

I really meant to get more of my distillery tour up, but life got in the way! So, without further delay, my trip to The Macallan. After we left Duffown back in July, we made a bee-line to see The Macallan, as that is the whisky of choice of my friend Bill. We got there… Read More »

Glenfiddich Distillery

Back in July, I travelled to Scotland with my friend Bill, and got to participate in my ABCD tour of the UK. That is, another bloody castle, another bloody church, and another bloody distillery. We threw in some highland games and other tourist activities too! After we left Aberdeen, we made our way to Dufftown,… Read More »

Campbeltown supplementary entry

Anybody who knows me, knows I am a big Beatles fan!  And by extension, I am a big Paul McCartney fan, too.  So after I learned that I was going to Campbeltown, in the Mull of Kintyre, I was beside myself excited that I would be visiting the inspiration of Sir Paul’s song of the… Read More »

Day four at Whisky School

We had some spare time to spend between sessions, so we wandered back to the Still House, this was where all the magic happens.  The smell of the mash and wort tuns kept drawing me back. We said all along, how friendly, knowledgeable and gracious the staff were.  They truly suffered fools gladly.  They answered all our… Read More »