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Dreaming of Islay Whisky ~ Cycle of Distilling Life

Dreaming of Islay Whisky mini vid #WHISKYAFFINITY A mini taster video showing the Whisky Making process from Barley to Scotch. Each stage in the process is illustrated with photos from different Islay Distilleries ~ there are a couple of guest distilleries in here...

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Tasting Notes Bruichladdich Private Cask No: 0737

Tasting Notes: Bruichladdich SIngle Cask No: 0737. Sherry cask. Age 16 years. 50% abv. Colour: Tawney Brown. Red russet umber. Thin tinkle into glass. Small bubbles quickly dispersed. This whisky has a wonderful nose  Raisins, sultanas, honey, cherries, hawthorn. A...

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Tasting Notes: Octomore 10.2 Bruichladdich

OCTOMORE 10.2 from Bruichladdich. 8 YO. 96.9 ppm. 56.9% abv Tasting Notes done in Bowmore on Saturday 4th April 2020 - in Corona lockdown!! Will this affect the flavour…?? Only kidding! COLOUR: Dark auburn gold.  Huge bubbles in ring around rim when poured - this...

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Islay Whisky & Love Valentine Special

Treat your Valentine to a Whisky & Love weekend on the Isle of Islay Cost is £1520.   Email rachel@islaywhiskyacademy.scot to book this special treat. Does not include airfare. Whisk your partner off to Islay to enjoy the best single malt whisky, the best food,...

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Whisky is coming Home

BRINGING WHISKY HOME: literally! Entering a new decade I look forward with excitement, not back with analysis… I’m anticipating great changes in the Scotch Malt Whisky Industry. Whisky will be produced for two markets. One which feeds the new whisky drinkers and moves...

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The Islay Whisky Academy Diploma 2019

The Islay Whisky Academy  Diploma Course Now booking for next year ~  26 - 30 Oct. 2020.   5 Days indepth learning on Islay. Lectures, workshops, distilleries. Elements, Production, Whisky Email: rachel@islaywhiskyacademy.scot to book your place.  Here is a photo over...

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