Whenever I find something that I can learn from by experience I normally make an effort. I have been exploring the proven concept of terroir for a while now and it seems only fair that I have a go at... Continue Reading →
A while back I blogged about the work of Roullier-Gall et.al and Kew et.al in these two blogs. I have read more of Kew's work and have learned so much from it. https://iladdie.wordpress.com/2018/08/19/sherry-matured-whisky-is-more-complex-than-bourbon/https://iladdie.wordpress.com/2020/01/26/kew-et-al-about-whisky-terroir/ This blog is not about the earlier... Continue Reading →
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I was reading the Scottish Law on scotch Whisky and in the back of the legal text is a listing of distilleries that are located in Scotland. What I noticed is that lots of distilleries have a name that begins with “Ben”, “Glen”, “Loch” or end with “More”.
Since I’m Dutch I had no clue what those words mean, so to further my own know how I looked it up and asked people for help!
- Ben Nevis
“Ben” or ‘Beinn’ is a common Gaelic word for ‘mountain’.
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- Glen Elgin
- Glen Garioch
- Glen Grant
- Glen Keith
- Glen Moray (also known as Glen Moray- Glenlivet)
- Glen Ord Glenrothes
- Glen Scotia
- Glen Spey
- The Glenlivet
A “Glen” is a valley, typically one that is long, deep, and often glacially U-shaped, or…
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I have been writing blogs about the effect of Brexit on the legal status of “Scotch Whisky” around the world, in the UK and in Europe. This week a paper was published which investigates all UK “GI’s” and I must... Continue Reading →
I have been wondering for a long time what the effects would be of putting the same spirit in different kinds of wooden Casks. That is why I have been keeping track of "The Funnies" which have been maturing over... Continue Reading →