“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.
Tag: Scotch Whisky
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
You’ve heard of grain to glass, right? Well, that’s the idea behind Kilchoman. Their tagline is ‘Islay’s Farm Distillery’, and one visit to the site and you get the idea.
This Mamie Taylor recipe was popular right across the States until Prohibition. Following Repeal, this very refreshing beverage unfortunately never took off again – more the shame.
Here’s the Scotch whisky rules, how distilleries innovate and differentiate within the rules, and 10 scotch whiskies worth giving a go.