unleash the timorous beastie! a remarkable regional malt from douglas laing

unleash the timorous beastie! a remarkable regional malt from douglas laing

“Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie, O, what a panic's in thy breastie!” - Robert Burns So begins the famous Scots poem "To a mouse" - Rabbie Burns’ tail (pun intended) of the plight and plans of a poor field mouse, whose nest is destroyed with the single swoop of a plough. Legend has it that Scotland’s beloved Bard drew inspiration from experience, having accidentally destroyed a mouse’…

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Douglas Laing's Rock Oyster - Discover a Real Pearl

Douglas Laing's Rock Oyster - Discover a Real Pearl

When asked about the Scottish islands, most people’s first thought would be to imagine some seriously dramatic scenery. Thick mist, salty air and foaming white wash on the shoreline. Powerful waves biting the beach, ebbing away at great masses of jagged rock. The landscape is largely unforgiving, often breathtaking, and unlike anywhere else. The other thing that the Scottish islands immediately bring to mind is of course - great…

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Taste Swedish Summer with Blomstertid from Mackmyra

Taste Swedish Summer with Blomstertid from Mackmyra

Mackmyra are challenging everything you know about whisky. Since 1998, the company has been intent on putting Sweden on the world whisky map, taking Scottish whisky tradition and adding an invariably Scandinavian twist. Craft Whisky Club subscribers will know Mackmyra through the superb *Svensk Ek*, a single malt matured using Swedish oak casks. With the Blomstertid, Mackmyra continue to demonstrate their passion for innovation and the unusual. Roughly a third…

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Historic Family Recipe puts Borders Whisky on the Map

Historic Family Recipe puts Borders Whisky on the Map

We take a closer look at The Tweeddale Last Centennial - an exceptional blended malt whisky available as a limited release through our Secret Still A whisky recipe over 100 years old is putting the lost Scottish Borders whisky tradition firmly back on the map! R&B’s limited edition The Tweeddale Last Centennial is based on historic recipes found in a cellar book belonging to the company co-founder’…

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David Introduces the Secret Still - Rare Exclusives from Craft Whisky Club

David Introduces the Secret Still - Rare Exclusives from Craft Whisky Club

*Craft Whisky Club founder David Nicol gives an insight into an exciting new development - our Secret Still.* Since starting Craft Whisky Club just over a year ago, the goal has been to provide members with some of the finest small-batch and independently crafted whiskies. Each bottle you get from us is special in its own right; something different, sometimes unconventional, but always an experience. In many ways, the subscription…

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