A Philosophy of Tasting & Treasure Hunting

A Philosophy of Tasting & Treasure Hunting

Around my fireplace (indoors in winter, outdoors in summer), whisky nerd-dom and booze geekery gives way to philosophy more often than not. We may talk for a few moments of taste, colour, texture, body and the characteristics of the wood, but quickly the whisky leads...
Cadenhead’s Springbank 15, sherry finished 

Cadenhead’s Springbank 15, sherry finished 

I was recently in Scotland and visited Kintyre, home to Campbeltown. Which is, in turn, home to Springbank. Few distilleries remain in Campbeltown, because there are comparatively few Lowland malt distilleries in production. New distilleries are being built, but...