Glenivet 18 Year Old Whiskey

Glenivet 18 Year Old Whiskey

The little River Livet which flows into the Spey is the home of the most famous glen in Scotland. It is set in the mountains and the water often flows for many miles underground. The unique water and ideal whisky distilling conditions give the character to these light, clean, flowery and spicey single malt whiskies.… Continue Reading Glenivet 18 Year Old Whiskey

The secret of single malt whiskies

The secret of single malt whiskies

Whisky, the amber liquid, the elixir of life, aqua vitae – the water of life or originally the Gaelic uisge beatha. Whatever your take on this wonderful spirit, it holds a fascination for drinkers world wide because of its complex aroma and taste. It compliments many different foods and is suitable for every mood and… Continue Reading The secret of single malt whiskies

Aberfeldy Whiskey

Aberfeldy Whiskey

The Aberfeldy distillery was established in 1898 and can be found on the edge of Perthshire in the Scottish Highlands.  The distillery is located where Pertshire’s highest mountain, deepest loch and longest glen meet- historically and geographically the “heart of Scotland.”  On the South bank of the River Tay, the water for this delicious dram… Continue Reading Aberfeldy Whiskey

Aberlour Whiskey

Aberlour Whiskey

Well after a busy day when you need an undemanding, soft, smooth, slightly sweet with a faint hint of peat, easy single malt – how about a glass of Aberlour. Pronounced to rhyme with the word ‘power’, this inexpensive ten year old, is a great example of a slightly spicey Speyside single malt. The nutty… Continue Reading Aberlour Whiskey

Jägermeister Herbal Liqueur

Jägermeister Herbal Liqueur

Jägermeister (literally “master of hunters”) is a magnificent German herbal liquor whose ingredients include 56 herbs, fruits, roots, and spices, including citrus peel, licorice, anis, poppy seeds, saffron, ginger, juniper berries, and ginseng. Apparently these ingredients are ground, soaked in water and alcohol for 2–3 days, filtered and stored in oak barrels for about a year. After that the… Continue Reading Jägermeister Herbal Liqueur

Underberg Herbal Spirit

Underberg Herbal Spirit

It isn’t everyday that a 40 degree spirit is described as ‘an aid to wellbeing’, but that’s exactly how the Underberg website defines its very special herbal concoction. This unique product has particular digestive properties and is based on a secret and proprietary recipe, guarded by the Underberg family since the company was founded by Hubert Underberg-Albrecht… Continue Reading Underberg Herbal Spirit