After a few decades in the wilderness, while vodka and dry white wine reigned supreme, whisky is back, baby. And, of course, this renewed interest has been welcomed with open arms by its spiritual home – Scotland.
Tag: Scotch Whisky
As our guests become more knowledgeable than ever, it’s also a good time to whip out a fun fact about Scotch Whisky to flex as they consider your well thought out offering. Here are some well-known tidbits and perhaps a few new ones for your arsenal.
The Benriach Distillery, located in north Speyside, is launching this November a distinctive flavour-forward portfolio of Single Malts and a new look inspired by the distillery’s creative heritage.
The ability to, year after year, put out a consistent product is one of the benefits of blends. It’s also a true art form. Once you know what you like in a single malt, it can be amazing searching for those characteristics that enhance their nuances.
World Whisky Day 2021 is on Saturday 15th May. The day takes place on the third Saturday in May each year. Unlike lots of the ‘days’ we celebrate this one has been recognised by the Scottish parliament, and we think that’s as good a reason as any to have a dram.
“I know the spirits industry like so many industries will continue to search for ways to find efficiencies and rightly so, but I just hope this level of automation is not the future for the bigger single malt scotch whisky distilleries.” David Spanton talks automation in the scotch world.
There is quite the modern operation going on at The Glenlivet. They’ve got 26 stills running, and 32 wooden washbacks, and they’re using a liquid yeast for a fermentation process