Royal Brackla 12 year old That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Royal Brackla Founded in 1812 by Captain William Fraser as the Brackla distillery, it wasn’t until 1833 that William 4th granted the royal warrant that enabled the distillery to carry the “Royal” in its name. Royal Brackla is one of only 3 distilleries to receive the Royal warrant with the other two being Royal Lochnagar…

Auchroisk 12 Year Old Batch 7 That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Auchroisk Founded in 1974 Auchroisk was built with the purpose of supplying whisky for the blend sector and still to this day that is the main intention, with a capacity to produce 5.9 million litres with its 8 stills, 8 stainless steel washbacks and a shortish fermentation time of around 53 hours,  this distillery is…

Fettercairn 12 year old PX

Fettercairn It is always a pleasure to visit distilleries and Fettercairn is certainly a distillery that everyone should try to get to! the rolling hills in the background, surrounded by the beautiful Scottish countryside add to that a very friendly welcome, what more could you possibly ask for ? Ok maybe a little whisky helps…..

Fettercairn 12 year old

Fettercairn Founded in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsey  who was one of the people who had campaigned for the licensing of whisky making.. As with a few other distilleries Sir Alexander Ramsey employed staff who had previously been involved with making illegal whisky. The distillery was sold along with the land to the Gladstone family…

Tobermory 12 year old

Tobermory Founded by John Sinclair in 1798 after he had applied to lease the 57 acre site named Ledaig in 1797 with the intention  to build a distillery along with housing for the workers.. Initially he was turned down for the licence to distill but was granted a brewing licence, however John Sinclair prevailed and…

Balblair – A look at the new range

Balblair Founded back in 1790 by James McKeddy this highland distillery is one of the oldest working distilleries and with a possible history tracing back to an earlier date of 1749 it certainly has the right to boast about its age.. The distillery today actually sits in a different location to the original site, in…