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Acorn to Oak Tree: How wood affects your whisky

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In honour of this year’s Whisky Show and its theme – The Journey of the Cask – we’ve put together a brief rundown of the various types of wood used in whisky maturation, and what…

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky of the Year – nominations are open

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Whisky of the Year nominations

It may be sweltering outside, but it’s time for us to start the process for an annual winter event – the unveiling of The Whisky Exchange Whisky of the Year!

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Roll out the barrel: a brief history of casks

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We take casks for granted. In fact, we take all waterproof containers for granted. I think it’s fair to say that in all of human history it’s never been so easy to transport liquids, from…

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Isle of Arran – Lagg Distillery

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Since it first opened in 1995 the Arran Distilling Co has operated out of its distillery in Lochranza, on the northern coast of the Isle of Arran off Scotland’s south-west coast. As the distillery slowly…

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