The first in my series of 8 Islay distilleries would be Caol Ila, which is a rather interesting one. Caol Ila is located in the North-Eastern part of Islay, quite close to Port Askaig. The name ‘Caol Ila’ is derived from the Gaelic term Caol Ìle, which translates to ‘Sound of Islay’. In terms of […]Read more "The Islay Series – Distillery #1: Caol Ila"
Islay. The mythical island off the Western coast of Scotland which is home to 8 distilleries of some repute. Often referred to as the Queen of the Hebrides by the locals, it is an island with a landmass of approximately 620 square kilometres and a population of approximately 4000 people. To put that into perspective, […]Read more "Islay"
Hello there! First of all, thank you for visiting this blog. I have been wanting to start my own whisky repository for quite a while now and the catalyst for actually getting on with it definitely has to be my recent trip to Islay to visit the 8 great distilleries on the island, which I […]Read more "First Post!"