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Double up on the Diploma in Single Malt Whisky at the Port of Leith Distillery (11 & 12 July 2024). When you gift a place, you get a place for free!

Book with the code GIFTONEGETONE before midnight on Sunday 16 June 2024. 

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Whisky Myths

Whisky myths: colour = flavour

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky myths: colour = flavour

While it may seem that a darker whisky would have more flavour than a lighter whisky, this just isn’t the case.  A wh...
Whisky myths: Drink it neat or not at all, right?

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky myths: Drink it neat or not at all, right?

Wrong! How you enjoy your whisky is entirely up to you. If you prefer it neat, drink it neat. If you like to add wate...
Whisky myths: Does blend = bad?

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky myths: Does blend = bad?

No, it does not! Seemingly one of the hardest whisky myths to shake is that blended whisky is of an inferior quality....
Whisky Myths: Whisky ages in the bottle, right?

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky Myths: Whisky ages in the bottle, right?

Wrong! If you buy an 18-year-old bottle of whisky, it will forever remain an 18-year-old, regardless of how long you ...
Whisky Myths: Peat is added to whisky

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky Myths: Peat is added to whisky

There are no chunks of peat thrown into the pot when making whisky! In fact, peat itself is not even one of the three...
Whisky Myths: Single malt is best, right?

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky Myths: Single malt is best, right?

Not necessarily. Single malt Scotch is simply one of five categories defined by the Scotch Whisky Regulations. No cat...
Whisky Myths: Does darker = older?

Aug 16, 2023

Whisky Myths: Does darker = older?

It sounds simple; the darker the colour, the longer it must’ve spent in the cask. But it just doesn’t work like that!...
Canadian whisky: debunking the myths

Aug 16, 2023

Canadian whisky: debunking the myths

Canadian whisky, rich and diverse in style, is sadly subject to many widely held misconceptions which might deter som...

Jul 18, 2023

Whisky myths: Single malt = Single Cask

No, it doesn’t. Single malt and single cask have completely different meanings. A single malt whisky does not have to...

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