The Orkney Islands have only two distilleries, both located on the “mainland” (it’s still an island). Both are well worth a visit. Highland Park All tours should be booked in advance. Visit the website for
This week brings cask strength single malt, a sherried blended malt, high rye bourbon, single grain Irish whiskey, and mesquite-smoked craft whiskey.
Try a tropical whisky cocktail with this drink that includes both Islay single malt and blended scotch.
Most single malt distillers emphasize the influence of the barrel on the finished whisky. But what about the barley?
Fruity and nutty, sweet and dry, sherry casks impart an array of flavors on whisky. Here are the most over-the-top examples we could find.
You’ll have to empty your savings account if you want the final edition of Black Bowmore—but there are more affordable whiskies to try too.