What we can learn from Scotland’s whisky micros 3

With a proposed distillery popping up almost every week, we get very excited about Irish whiskey. I think that’s mostly down to how low our expectations had sunk. In Scotland where there are already over 100 working distilleries, the newbies have attracted less attention. But the scene here is buzzing. We started our journey at […]

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What we can learn from Scotland’s whisky micros 2

Scotland’s quiet micro whisky revolution can teach the curious a lot, which is why we have spent a week here. Strathearn is quite possibly Scotland’s smallest distillery, the first couple of days here were spent measuring the place up, drinking whiskey and mashing some barley. But next comes the magic bit and at the heart […]

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What we can learn from Scotland’s whisky micros 1

Greeting from Scotland, where we’ve spent a week in the company of some very generous people. I’m talking about the new breed of whisky micro-distillers who over the past few years have opened for business. One of the first of this new breed is Strathearn. Based just outside Perth, Strathearn was the brain child of […]

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What are Words Worth?

Words are interesting things. Their power lies in their ability to impart so much more than information. Nowadays you can no longer go to The Point in Dublin, it’s The 3 Arena or who ever has just paid for the naming rights. So words have a value, they are a commodity to be bought and […]

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