Linkwood is perhaps Scotland's most law-abiding whisky distillery! Before 1823, there was a heavy tax on whisky producers thus many distilleries chose to operate without a licence. Built in 1821, Linkwood did not play around with the rules and only began
Blair Athol is one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries. Founded in 1798 under its original name Aldour, it shortly closed operations for two plus decades until it reopened in 1826 under its current title.
Blair Athol's name was most likely taken from th
Before the introduction of a new tax system in England 1823, most distilleries were operating without a licence and as a result there were many missing official records. According to some , the oldest distillery is Glenturret built in 1775 but local legen
Tomintoul’s backstory is an interesting contradiction. Their distillery began with only a pair of stills yet landed in the Guinness World Record by creating the world’s largest bottle of whisky in 2009 that stands 1.5m high with a capacity of 105.3L. That
White Horse blended whisky has been regaining popularity in recent years. But many drinkers might be unaware one of the main components is Glen Elgin, a small distillery situated in Speyside. White Horse was once a top selling blended whisky in Hong Kong