The Whisky People – Billy Abbott

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The Whisky People – Billy Abbott

Welcome to the first 2017 edition of our ‘Whisky People’ series. As with our previous Whisky People articles we will be focusing on different people within the industry, getting their ‘whisky history’, feelings on the industry, delving into how they got involved, and discussing some of their favourite drams. …

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Top 5 drams of 2016

Top 5 drams of 2016

We can’t believe that we have already had Burns night in 2017! With that in mind we thought we’d better put up the the top 5 drams we reviewed in 2016.  Another cracking year for the Mash Tun so slainte mhath and all the best for 2017! Here are our …

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The Whisky People – Mark Thomson

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The Whisky People – Mark Thomson

Welcome to the latest article in our ‘Whisky People’ series. In this series we will be focusing on different people within the industry, getting their ‘whisky history’, feelings on the industry, delving into how they got involved, and discussing some of their favourite drams. In this article we will …

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Top 5 drams of 2015

Top 5 drams of 2015

Well yet again New Year is almost upon us and it’s about time we published the top 5 drams we reviewed in 2015.  We were lucky again this year and were privileged to review some fantastic whiskies. All the best for 2016 and here are our top 5 drams of …

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The Tun’s a tun up, well, almost…

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The Tun’s a tun up, well, almost…

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We can’t believe that we’re almost at 100 reviews already! With that in mind we thought we’d mention a few upcoming changes. Firstly, you may have noticed that we have dropped the scores from our recent reviews… In the future all scores will be removed from previously reviewed …

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The Whisky People – Stuart Cassells

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The Whisky People – Stuart Cassells

 

In The Mash Tun’s series of articles ‘The Whisky People’ we will be focusing on different people within the industry, getting their ‘whisky history’, feelings on the industry, delving into how they got involved, and discussing some of their favourite drams. In this article we turn our attention …

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In the Tasting Room: Charles Maclean

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 In the Tasting Room: Charles Maclean

For a while now ‘TheMashTun’ have been looking to produce a short film (Podcask) concentrating on nosing and tasting a whisky. Once we decided to make this film we though who better to take us through a tasting than renowned whisky expert and writer Charles MacLean. With that in …

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The Whisky People – Mark Davidson

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The Whisky People – Mark Davidson

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Welcome to a new series of articles from The Mash Tun called ‘The Whisky People’. In this series we will be focusing on different people within the industry, getting their ‘whisky history’, feelings on the industry, delving into how they got involved, and discussing some of their favourite drams. …

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Kilchoman Audio Podcask

Kilchoman Audio Podcask

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To celebrate Kilchoman’s 10th birthday, and the 2015 Feis Ile  (Islay Festival) we have decided to publish some previously unreleased audio we recorded when interviewing Tony Rozga (Kilchoman) for our Video ‘Podcask’ back in July of 2014. In this interview Tony talks about the processes used to make Kilchoman, the different …

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Cotswolds Distillery

Cotswolds Distillery

Cotswolds Whisky, something to think about…

 

I wasn’t actually aware there was a distillery in the Cotswolds until my wife pointed it out during a recent trip away. As we were going to be passing anyway we decided to drop in and check it out…

Situated in the rolling countryside of Stourton the Cotswolds …

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