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THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY 2019 WINNER

The Islay Whisky Academy 2019 Competition We are delighted to announce that the winner chosen by the First Minister of Scotland  is   LEE ANN KILLETT RAYNER from Atchafalaya, West of Baton Rouge, Louisianna. CONGRATULATIONS!! Lee Ann writes Scotch on the Bayou...

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BOWMORE 15 YO. SHERRY FINISH

Bowmore 15 YO. 43% abv.   Sherry Finish. 12 years in Bourbon cask + 3 years in Oloroso Sherry. 8-10 PPM. Good solid "glug" as pouring out of bottle. Slow, spaced tear drops or legs. Colour: Russet amber, orangey brown. Nose: Raisins, burnt tires and red berries on the...

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Islay Barley 2011 Bruichladdich

ISLAY BARLEY 2011. Bruichladdich. Age 6 years. Abv 50% Farms where the barley is grown are: Coull, Rockside, Island, Mulindry, Starchmill, Cruach Farms.Colour: Warm golden colour. The faintest echo of greeny gold. Very, very thin band of gold floating on top of...

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Theatre of Drams

Remembering our fantastic week with Theatre of Drams in 2017.  The main body of the teaching week is where people come to study with Islay Whisky Academy.  Around this educational core were fantastic tastings, workshops, events, whisky kitchen cafe, Masterclasses and...

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