WELCOMING THE BIG HITTERS 

@ THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY 2019

MONDAY

Morning Lectures: David Webster: GEOLOGIST and author of A GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF ISLAY. The influence of geology on water. Different water influences whisky making.

Octomore Spring: James Brown Farmer

Afternoon Distillery Experience – Kilchoman Distillery with Production Manager Robin Bignal

Evening: Scotch Malt Whisky Society Dinner with host Global Master Ambassador John McCheyne

TUESDAY

Morning Lectures: YEAST: Graeme M Walker BSc PhD DSc FIBD, Professor of Zymology at University of Abertay Dundee

Peat Cutting Experience & Workshop @ The Bothy with the Peat Cutters Kevin & Iain.

Afternoon Distillery Experience – Bruichladdich Distillery with Manager Allan Logan & Master Distiller Adam Hannett

WEDNESDAY

Morning Lectures: Garry Fraser LH Stainless – company who designed and built the plant for Ardnahoe Distillery – the wash backs, the stills, the mashtuns etc.

Afternoon: Ardnahoe Distillery with Manager Fraser Hughes

Evening: Spirit Question Time & Tasting with The Boss Jim McEwan

THURSDAY 

Morning Lectures: Alasdair Day Founder & Owner of Raasay Distillery

Coopering Demonstration with Scotch Cooper Kristofer Watson 

Afternoon: Laphroaig Distillery with Manager John Campbell and VC Manager Emma Boyle

FRIDAY:

Morning Presentations from Lussa Gin on Women in Distilling and Amy Seton of Birmingham Whisky Festival & Club on the Rise of the Whisky Festival and Women in Whisky.

Afternoon: Ardbeg Distillery with Manager Mickey Heads and VC Manager Jackie Thomson

Evening: Diploma Presentation Whisky Dinner

Saturday: ……………………….. Safe Journey Home! Slainte!

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