closed distillery

Old-Style VS Modern: was whisky “better back then”?

2017-01-24

While many whisky enthusiasts are singing the praises of 1980s/1970s/1960s or even older expressions often stating that those past juices were better, had more character and/or offered a better quality/price ratio than today’s nectars, I thought it was an issue worth investigating! As you know (not that I like bragging about my youthful age… Kidding, I totally do), I’m born in 1990 and only developed a …

Continue reading

Closed Distilleries For Dummies

2016-09-19

Ok, here it is. I recently received a message on Twitter litterally asking me “WTF with closed distilleries?!” – while this isn’t the kind of message I would usually pay attention to (just as a reminder, I am still a human being and do appreciate a small “hi there” or “cheers” 😉 ), it just reminded me that some of you around here may not …

Continue reading

An enchanting whisky getaway with The Lost Distillery Company

2016-08-22

Remember, I already introduced you guys to the historical approach of The Lost Distillery Co. in a previous article earlier this summer (don’t tell me you don’t remember – you went all crazy for this giveaway – thanks again for being so numerous to enter btw!). And as I’ve been roaming around Scotland since a few weeks, I gladly took the opportunity to visit the …

Continue reading

SUMMER GIVEAWAY: The Lost Distillery Company x The Whisky Lady

2016-07-21

In the last century, almost one hundred of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries have been closed or destroyed. This accounts for nearly half of all distilleries that have ever existed in Scotland. Global economic downturn, over production, world wars and prohibition all contributed to the loss of so many distilleries. As a result, many unique and venerable brands have been lost to the world. Until Now… …

Continue reading