Discovering the best whisky could lead you to visit every Scottish distillery, or even to bustling whisky auctions. Wherever you are on your whisky journey, a little knowledge about flavour and technique can go a long way.
Let us show you how whisky is made, and what makes a good whisky. An ancient process that’s been refined over centuries, and one in which so many factors can come to influence the flavour of the final product.
Nearly all of the taste of whisky comes from its contact with oak casks. Though every whisky has its peak maturation point, the general rule is: younger whisky has more distillery character, older whisky more ...
From ancient Greek technology to a cottage industry in Scotland, and finally a global phenomenon. The evolution of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a lesson in ingenuity, craft and the law of unintended consequences.