An In Depth chat with Ian Forteath

I recently had the great pleasure of sitting down with the global Ambassador Ian Forteath from Angus Dundee Distillers to chat about the whisky, the current situation and the distilleries.. Ian looks after both Tomintoul and Glencadam whiskies as well as doing some of the blending for the company.. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3…

An In-Depth chat with Yorkshire’s Cooper King Distillery

After watching the growth from soil to working distillery it was time to have an in depth chat with the team from Cooper King. This small craft distillery produces some award winning Gin but its all about the whisky that’s still to come for me.. The distillery has some unique points and is one that…

A Chat with George Keeble Pt1

Its always a fascinating subject when discussing buying whisky by the cask, is it a viable option ? Is it expensive ? is it fun ? Well the circus invited George Keeble from Keeble Cask Company to come along and have a chat and explain the pitfalls and of course the good points of cask…

The Whisky Circus Private Cask Tasting

It was with great pleasure that the latest bottling was sourced from The English Whisky Company and then officially tasted by us and the Global Ambassador Mike Fisher who expertly guided us through the tasting.. Have a watch on the video below.. With thanks to all involved with the Whisky Circus and especially to Mike…

A Chat With Stuart Macpherson

The whisky circus had the pleasure of sitting down with the Master of Wood for the Macallan.. A great learning curve of how things actually work behind the scenes…

An Indepth Chat with Shilton Almeida from Paul John..

In the latest instalment from The Whisky Circus, Shilton Almeida and Craig Watson both off Paul John sit down and talk all things Indian whisky related.. The guys represent Paul John distillery, hailing from the sun swept area of Goa, India..   We not only discuss the superb liquid and the even better value for…

Dominic Roskrow – Part two

Part two of the chat to Dominic Roskrow concentrated a little more on the rest of the world whisky, with just a little heavy metal, football and general chit chat thrown in for good measure.. I would like to thank Dominic for giving up his free time to come chat to the Circus and for…

An in-depth talk with – Dominic Roskrow

Part 1.. I had the immense pleasure of sitting down once again with The Whisky Circus to chat with Dominic Roskrow.. The founder of The Wizards of Whisky awards, Author of a long list of whisky books, Critic, Whisky judge and avid heavy metal fan, O and football of course.. Dominic is a long standing…

Terroir.. Waterford.. Single Farm..

Recently i and the Whisky Circus had the pleasure in sitting down with Head Distiller, Ned Gahan from The Waterford distillery over in Ireland.. This second part of the chat evolved into the hot topic of Terroir and does it exist and more importantly, can you actually taste the difference in the spirit they are…

A chat with Ned Gahan from Waterford Distillery

This weekend the Whisky Circus had a rather special guest in the form of Ned Gahan from the Waterford Distillery, this is one of the most exciting and controversial start ups in modern times of whisky production and i think its fair to say this distillery is splitting opinions right down the middle… This Irish…

Sherry, Its all about the Sherry

Today on The Whisky Circus we had two fantastic guests who educated us all on the world of Sherry and Sherried Whisky..   Gordon Dundas of Glengoyne, Tamdhu and the soon to be re-opened Rosebank shared stories, information and obviously a dram or three with our friends within the Circus tent.. Erik Burgess also shared…

The Whisky Circus Meets Andy Watts

Within the Whisky Circus we pride ourselves on bringing the best guests to a town near you.. In these days of uncertainty and just like the days of old, the circus is coming to town.. Andy Watts is the Whisky creator for Distell, one of the leading spirits companies in the world.. Today we at…

JJ Corry founder Louise McGuane Comes to the Circus

Irish whiskey is on the rampage and who better to talk about the Irish upsurge than the first Irish Bonder in living memory. JJ Corry founder Louise McGuane agreed to come and chat with us and along with the Brand ambassador Niamh we were treated to yet another insightful session with banter, informative information and…

The Whisky Circus Goes To France..

An In – Depth Chat with David Roussier from the Warenghem Distillery.. Today on the whisky circus we were privileged to chat to David Roussier from French whisky distillery Warenghem.. Located within the Lannion region of Brittany.. Here we learn all about the French way of doing whisky and get side tracked a little.. So…

A Chat with David Fitt – The English Whisky Company

I recently had the opportunity to join the ranks of the English Whisky Company as a whisky Ambassador and one of my first jobs was to run a live tasting for the recently released small batch Rum cask. Today I had the chance to chat live to David Fitt who created the Small Batch and…

The Whisky Circus Rides Again

The Whisky Circus – Iain Allan The whisky circus was back in town and although the clowns behaved themselves today, we still had lots of fun.. Iain Allan from Glen Moray was our special guest this week. Iain gave us a great insight into what goes on within the distillery, so pour a coffee, a…

The Whisky Circus

The Whisky Circus Is In Town The whisky Circus is in Town.. Just about everyone will be wondering what the hell am I talking about.. An idea turned into reality.. There’s a saying ” What happens in the whisky circus should never be discussed outside the whisky circus ” not because its top secret or…