Tag: whisky

The Dining Room at 28 Queen Street

| August 18, 2014 | Reply
The Dining Room at 28 Queen Street

One of Edinburgh’s Best Kept Dining Secrets If you thought Edinburgh’s Queens Street branch of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society was just for whisky drinkers and members then think again. It is also home to one of the Scottish capital’s best kept dining experiences in the form of The Dining Room. The aptly named restaurant […]

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Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky and Rabbie Burns-The Perfect Blend?

| January 25, 2013 | Reply
Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky and Rabbie Burns-The Perfect Blend?

I have to be honest. I am not always a fan of blended whiskies, but I’ve just tried a wee corker of a whisky. Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky was first created in London 1923 and relaunched in the UK in 2010. Their new blend is a versatile whisky and makes a perfect base for long […]

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Scotland’s Whisky Isle – The Ultimate Guide to Islay Whisky

| November 23, 2012 | 1 Reply
Scotland’s Whisky Isle – The Ultimate Guide to Islay Whisky

With eight whisky distilleries and a string of stunning beaches on one wildly beautiful island Islay should be deluged under the weight of mass tourism. Such is the remoteness of this Hebridean isle, though, that the tourist hordes have yet to really discover this paradise, leaving the locals to get on with the impressively self-sufficient […]

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Craigellachie Hotel, Scottish Highlands

| October 21, 2012
Craigellachie Hotel, Scottish Highlands

Right in the heart of whisky country in the village of the same name on a little bluff overlooking the salmon rich River Spey. This whitewashed gem strides out confidently over a landscape of thickly forested hills with many rooms offering views out towards the river. It may feel very remote, but Craigellachie Hotel is […]

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Famous Grouse World of Whisky, Crieff

| August 23, 2012 | Reply
Famous Grouse World of Whisky, Crieff

The Famous Grouse Experience is a very canny Scottish attraction. It manages to prick the interest of those who don’t know they love whisky yet, but also manages to provide a real experience for connoisseurs and even for families. A Breath of Fresh Air Sometimes on distillery tours I feel I have reached my critical […]

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