The Whisky Shop Blog

  1. Top drams to toast the bard: Burns Night Whiskies

    Looking to toast Scotland's national bard on Monday 25th January? Make the most of Burns Night at home this year with our selection of Scotch whisky at The Whisky Shop.
  2. The Whisky Shop Presents: Santa's Dram

    It's our biggest giveaway yet! Find Santa’s Dram in your next Whisky Shop order and you could be the lucky winner of a Bunnahabhain 39 Year Old or a case of six mystery malts!
  3. Behind the Brand New Benriach with Stewart Buchanan

    Much-loved Speyside malt maker Benriach has a shiny new look, with a refreshed core range inspired by the distillery's creative heritage. We sat down for a chat with Global Brand Ambassador Stewart Buchanan to get the brief.
  4. The Dalmore 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Select: Coming Soon!

    The Dalmore has revealed the latest addition to the distillery's award-winning Principal Collection: The Dalmore 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Select Highland Single Malt.
  5. Collateral Dram-age: America, Tariffs and Trade Wars

    Trump’s recent tariffs on Scotch whisky have Brian Wilson delving a little deeper into America’s long history with trade wars.
  6. The History of Japanese Whisky

    Brian Wilson urges us to share Japan's passion for whisky – but beware the karaoke.
  7. Single Cask Whisky Explained

    While the wizardry of the whisky blender is something to be marvelled, we can’t help but be entranced by the allure of the single cask. We take a closer look at what makes a single cask whisky so special.
  8. Lagg Distillery - Smoke on the Water

    Following the success of Lochranza, Isle of Arran Distillers last year opened the doors to Lagg; a second distillery dedicated to the production of Arran’s peated spirit. Speaking to Lagg’s Distillery Manager Graham Omand, Gavin D Smith takes us behind the scenes at Lochranza’s peated partner in crime.
  9. Pappy Van Winkle's 23 Year Old - Review

    Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve has been described variously as “more a folk tale than a whiskey”, “a unicorn” and “the most hyped bourbon ever,” all on account of its rarity.
  10. Tobermory Distillery - What's The Story?

    Silent for more than half of its entire existence, Gavin Smith travels to Tobermory in pursuit of the distillery’s history, and its liquid gold.

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