The Whisky Shop Blog

  1. What Is Whisky Made Of?

    For a drink of such complex flavours and character, the core ingredients of whisky are very basic. They are; water, barley and yeast. It is what is done to these ingredients and how they are sourced that makes the process of making whisky so special.
  2. What Is The Oldest Whisky In The World?

    In terms of the oldest Whisky still being manufactured, the whisky produced by the Old Bushmills Distillery in Bushmills, County Antrim in Ireland, is the oldest. The distillery dates back to 1608 when a licence to distil in the area was granted to Sir Thomas Phillipps by King James I. It wasn’t until 1784 that The Bushmills Old Distillery Company...
  3. Whisky Regions of Scotland

    When it comes to Whisky, Scotland can be divided into six very distinct regions. Let's learn more about each one:
  4. The Story of Johnnie Walker

    Now recognised worldwide, as one of the largest and most famous whisky brands in the world, the story of Johnnie Walker is the ultimate tale of passion and determination. From a small farm near Kilmarnock, Scotland, Johnnie Walker and his son Alexander transformed their small humble whisky business into the global success you see today.
  5. Whisky Or Whiskey

    You say “Whisky” and I say “Whiskey”…but why is that?
  6. Ardbeg Corryvreckan Review

    Combining spirit aged in French oak casks alongside classic Ardbeg aged within ex-bourbon American oak casks, we are given a bottling that is as mysterious as the natural phenomena of which it gains its name.
  7. How To Store Whisky

    We often get asked about correct ways to store whisky bottles and how long they can be stored once opened. So let’s first look at whisky storage.

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