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…

Day in the life Interview – Keith Bonnington From Whisky Illuminati

Day in the life feature – Keith Bonnington  I recently had the pleasure of being involved with the new launch of a interesting concept from independent Bottler Whisky Illuminati, on the night a Keith talked us through the idea and 5 single casks due for release within this concept.. The idea sparked an interest and…

An interview with Andy Watts

A Day In The Life – An interview with Andy Watts. I first met Andy at a festival and was blown away by his passion and down to earth mentality. Andy was more than happy to spend several minutes chatting to me about his products even though he was trying to get ready for a…

A day in the life – An Interview with Stewart Walker.

An interview with Stewart Walker. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Stewart Walker (Distillery manager at Fettercairn) when I visited a few weeks ago ( 17th May 2019 ) When you arrive at the distillery, like so many others you are greeted with white walls and stunning scenery, you then walk past one of…

A day in the life – Cooper king Distillery

A day in the life… Cooper king Distillery.. Every now and again you meet some people who really impress you, they might be just someone you pass on the street or someone you actually know.. Abbie and Chris are two people who really deserve every success they wish for, but then doesn’t everyone ! Well…

A day in the life.. An interview with Tom from The Single Cask

With more and more independent bottlers appearing and more single cask bottlings available it’s hard to know in which direction to turn ! Just recently I have been introduced to a new kid on the block as they say and I  have been  rather impressed with what I have tasted and seen from these guys,…

A day in the life.. An interview with the Scotch Test Dummies..

I’m not sure my guests today actually need any introductions but for those of you who live on Pluto these two guys are probably considered as God’s in the whisky Vlogging world !! Now although this series is aimed at those working within the industry I offer no apologies in including “ The Scotch Test…