Originally published in Unfiltered #74 — Lee 'Connas' Connor dives into the world of the ex-bourbon refill hogshead in this cask exploration article.
Featured in Unfiltered #60 Words: Tom Bruce-Gardyne OBE, or ‘old bottle effect’ lest anyone confuse it with the Queen’s birthday honours, is something of an enigma. It clearly exists in the world of fine wine, but [...]
Discover how different cask sizes affect the flavour of the spirit as we look at three popular cask sizes — barrel, hogshead and butt.
What is single cask, single malt whisky? The Society is the worldwide leader, and most-awarded, independent bottler and whisky club on earth. What we have done best since 1983 is producing single cask, single [...]
Can the colour of a whisky really reveal anything about how it will taste? The biggest mistake in whisky appreciation, according to Chivas Brothers director of blending Sandy Hyslop, is judging a dram by its [...]
There’s something beautifully self-contained about a distillery that still malts its own barley – taking the grain direct from the farm, steeping it in water and then spreading it over a stone floor, to be [...]