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Wherever you are on your journey, a little knowledge of flavour and technique can go a long way. Learn more about one of the worlds most popular drinks.

Whisky Types

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.

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The Making

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.

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The Flavour

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.

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The Tasting

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.

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The History

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.

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The Lingo

A lexicon of terms from the world of whisky. Learn all the phrases and meanings involved in the intricate and fascinating world of single malt whisky.

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