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Tag Archives: Highland

• Cooking with whisky: great ingredient or waste of a dram?

Cooking with whisky: great ingredient or waste of a dram?

Chefs are increasingly using whisky in cooking to enhance salty, smoky or sweet flavours. Would you cook with a single malt, or is it so precious it must be sipped? As the autumn Speyside whisky festival gets under way, single malt aficionados will be flocking to the doors of the dozen or so distilleries producing […]

• Speyside distilleries release their oldest single malts

Speyside distilleries release their oldest single malts

BenRiach and GlenDronach distilleries, both located in Speyside, have announced the release of their oldest whiskies yet. BenRiach will release Vestige, a 46-year-old single malt Scotch whisky, while GlenDronach will release Recherché, a 44-year-old Highland single malt. Vestige was distilled and transferred to cask on September 21, 1966. The whisky is said to be “classic […]

• It’s a trend! Paying £100,000 ($156k) for a rare single malt

It’s a trend! Paying £100,000 ($156k) for a rare single malt

FIVE years ago, had someone asked me if a bottle of whisky would ever sell for £100,000, after I’d stopped laughing I’d not only have said they were barking up the wrong tree, I’d have assumed they were howling like a mad dog in entirely the wrong forest! The truth of the matter is I […]

• Corporate Power, Deregulation & Why German Brew Beats American

Corporate Power, Deregulation & Why German Brew Beats American

Last week, I posted on what I think of as the beer paradox: that the industry is dominated by two swill-producing giants, and yet excellent craft beer proliferates. To me, the beer paradox is about the limits of corporate power and the potential of grassroots organizing. Some readers had a different take on the phenomenon, […]