new distillery scotland

A new distillery for Islay… Again.

2018-04-27

It’s this sort of news that we’ve been hearing quite a few times those past 2 years. “XX Whisky Corp. to open a distillery on the all-mighty whisky island!” “Breaking News: Islay gets 9th whisky distillery!”, “Peat freaks, you’ll be drinking some new Islay whiskies in a few years!”… After Ardnahoe (currently under construction) and Gartbreck (well… is it really going to take shape one …

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An open discussion with Port of Leith Distillery’s founder

2017-10-17

Get excited: Whisky distilling is soon to return to Scotland’s capital city. Such a headline sounds intriguing right? At least that’s what I thought when I came across the news of a whisky distillery being built in Leith. You’ve probably all heard about this project by now but still, a few months ago, I got in touch with one of the two founders behind the …

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Whisky Distilling returns to Scotland’s Capital

2017-03-08

Whisky distilling will return to Leith with the construction of a state of the art distillery in Edinburgh’s port district beside Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and The Royal Yacht Britannia; the first purpose-built single malt distillery to be constructed in the capital for over a century. Four years since the idea was first conceived by two life-long friends from Edinburgh, the site of the new …

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Weekly Review: Wolfburn Single Malt

2016-08-15

Following my recent interview with Wolfburn’s Master Distiller – I promised I would publish a review of their first single malt around here. And there it is! See how I can be trustworthy sometimes… Becoming Scotland’s northernmost mainland whisky producing distillery when it released its first single malt in March 2016, Wolfburn is built just 350m away from the ruins of the 19th century distillery …

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