2 results for tag: Abbot’s Choice


Abbot’s Choice Scotch Whisky: Leith Whisky Trail – Whisky Walking Tour

As the coronavirus pandemic means it’s just not possible to schedule any Leith Whisky Trail tours at the moment, I thought I’d give you an insight into some of the history covered on the tours, starting with Abbot's Choice Scotch Whisky.Of course, each tour would normally conclude with some liquid history! So, until we’re able to meet up in person and share a few drams, I’ll make sure to keep all the bottles safe and sound!Let’s start at Leith Links.  Just opposite the park, you’ll find 10 Links Place.The address - 10 Links Place – is important as it was once the registered address for a number of Distillers Company ...

Abbot’s Choice

 Abbot’s Choice is a blended whisky, the brand being one of the vestiges from Distillers Company Limited which is now effectively Diageo. It was created by John McEwan and Company, a subsidiary of DCL and, then, United Distillers. John McEwan and Co also held the licence for Linkwood distillery until 1992 so one might assume that Linkwood would have been one of the components of this whisky. During the famous Guinness takeover of DCL, Georgian Antiques acquired their current premises of the former Abbot's Choice whisky bond. I took a look around the building during a recent Edinburgh "Doors Open Days" event. Although the warehouse ...