Wolfburn: A look at a new whisky distillery

Wolfburn Distillery in Thurso: a new whisky distillery on the block

The Balvenie Tun 1401: Batch 8

The Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch 8 Whisky
August 1st, 2013|Reviews|0 Comments|

Marie Curie Tea Party Thanks!


It’s been a busy few weeks over here at Miss Whisky. Just when I thought things might quiet down for the summer, they picked up more than ever. This has partially been due to a plethora of events happening in the whisky industry here in London and due to the fact I was running around like a mad chicken organising a whisky tea party in aid of Marie Curie.

And so, this is just a wee piece to say thanks to all of you who came out last weekend, who supported with encouraging tweets and retweets about in the lead-up to event on Twitter, wrote about it on your own sites, provided silent auction prizes and generally helped me make sure that the event was a success.

Over the past week, I’ve been reflecting on it all and am feeling incredibly humbled by all of the generosity that came from so many of you. If you managed to catch any of the pieces I wrote on here in the past few weeks, you’ll know Marie Curie Cancer Care and the work it does sits dear to my heart, and that’s why I’m so pleased to say that because of all of your generosity, we will have together raised upwards of £1500 with the addition of Gift Aid.

To say I’m over the moon is an understatement.

I’d also like to send out a huge thanks to Glengoyne whisky for ensuring that I had donated whisky stock for the event. They provided a few bottles of their limited edition Teapot Dram, which was bottled the very week of the event! The whisky is normally only available at the distillery and, as a cask-strength whisky matured in first-fill [...]

July 26th, 2013|Events, Features|0 Comments|

Aberlour: Looking back through the decades

Aberlour distillery tasting: a look into the past.

Glengoyne: Unhurried style but highly-charged flavour

Glengoyne: a relaxed dram for hurried times.
July 8th, 2013|Reviews|4 Comments|

Behind the scenes at Mortlach

The 'Wee Witchie' still at Mortlach distillery in Dufftown - key to it all!

Glen Garioch: Finding a new gem

Glen Garioch: one of the oldest whisky disitlleries in the Scotland.
July 3rd, 2013|Reviews|1 Comment|

Blending Ballantine’s

Glenburgie is the star of the show for the Ballantine's blend. Miss Whisky discovers more.

Barry Crockett on Irish whiskey, heritage & retirement

Barry Crockett: A legacy of Irish whiskey making.

Tamdhu: Beauty inside and out

Tamdhu: classy and elegant - my kinda dram.