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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards
Getting to The Station Hotel in Rothes this time around should have been a lot easier. Last year, when I was first invited to be a judge for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards, I was still on crutches. Admittedly the cast had been replaced with a rather fetching moonboot but getting to Rothes was still going to be tricky. Luckily the kind Spirit of Speyside folk organised lifts there and back for me and it all went without a hitch.Which unfortunately wasn't the case this year. You see, working from home, I don't get out much and don't see too many people during the ...

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Advent Calendar

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Advent Calendar
Those kind folk at That Boutique-y Whisky Company sent me this cracking advent calendar. I'm not sure what I did to deserve it but I'm not one to look a gift horse in the mouth.It's been a while since my last whisky advent calendar; maybe two or three years. It's a great idea yet, in all honesty, I didn't manage to enjoy a dram every single day. Sometimes it was easier to save a few up for the weekend and/or share with friends. I guess it doesn't really matter how you play it as long as you're sensible and enjoy the whisky at some point. As someone whose Christmas ...