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Whisky Production - Step 3 - Maturation

Whisky Production - Step 3 - Maturation

We now have a few thousand litres of new make spirit. 

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When your £635,000 collection of vintage Scotch is fake

When your £635,000 collection of vintage Scotch is fake

Before you reallocate the kids’ inheritance to rare whisky, be sure it’s the real deal. That’s the upshot of a recent investigation into the authenticity of vintage Scotch, anyway.

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Fake Scotch Scandal Rocks Australia

Fake Scotch Scandal Rocks Australia

Sadly you need to be vigilant as a whisky drinker. Stuff like this flies under the radar too often…

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Whisky Production - Step 2 - Distillation

Whisky Production - Step 2 - Distillation

This is the easy part of the production process, but also the most crucial. 

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What is a Single Cask Whisky?

What is a Single Cask Whisky?

This month, The Whisky Club has pulled out all the stops to bring you two real treats. First up, having thrown the challenge to Graham Eunson from Tomatin Distillery to create something super special for our Members…

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From Spain to Scotland

From Spain to Scotland

As everything old becomes new again, your grandma’s favourite tipple, sherry is becoming popular once more, and for us whisky lovers, this is a good thing. 

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North Korea + state-made whisky = epic curiosity

North Korea + state-made whisky = epic curiosity

Of all the things North Korea could’ve launched this week, whisky comes as a pleasant surprise.

 

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Whisky Production - Step 1 – Fermentation

Whisky Production - Step 1 – Fermentation

This is where the alcohol is actually made. Barley grain is the main ingredient in single malt whisky and it is the starch in the grain that is turned into alcohol through the process of fermentation. 

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Whisky Production

Whisky Production

There are four distinct steps in whisky production; fermentation, distillation, maturation and bottling and each of these steps influences the final outcome.

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Gary’s Whisky Fruit Cake

Gary’s Whisky Fruit Cake

Legendary whisky lover and long-time Club Member Gary Hn loves to bake almost as much as he loves whisky. So baking with whisky is pretty much his version of heaven! 

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