I dip my hands in the salty, brittle ocean and smell the sea. With my eyes, I see what I imagined when I first tasted that remarkable Springbank malt. A hard place, touched by economic struggle but with a strong spirit. A place that makes beautiful things from what they have in their hand.
Amongst whisky drinkers, there are two types of people – those who love the smoky, growly and utterly unique peat of Islay and those lesser mortals. Well, they just don’t care for it. Still, it would be hard to find a single character within either sect who cannot appreciate the sentiment and passion behind Ardbeg… Continue reading Ardbeg Day: A 200 Year Old Legacy & Love Affair
If you’ve ever wondered how people fall in love with the spirit that warms your heart and inspires bravery.. this wee Scottish film that made good at the Cannes International Film Festival could give you a few pointers, not to mention inspire you to head to Sam Snead’s House of Whiskey for a dram or three yourself.