People and places don't just shape a Single Malt Scotch Whisky's flavour. They change the course of its future. Get a taste of how the whisky you love today came to be, with this brief Blair Athol timeline.
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.
Though every whisky has its peak maturation point, the general rule is: younger whisky has more distillery character, older whisky more cask influence. There is, however, much more to it than that.
The only rule about how to drink whisky is: don’t impose rules. So, in this section we talk about unlocking the flavour, and explore what might be the best serve for you.