Ten surprising facts about whisky

For whisky aficionados, the following pages likely won’t be that surprising, but for those whose interest is in its infancy these facts could provide an interesting insight.

Pic Greg Macvean - 30/03/2016 - 07971 826 457 It may sound barking mad, but in a step to ensure the finest whisky is selected for bottling, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) has appointed a new breed of expert nose to its prestigious Tasting Panel - the world's first whisky sniffer dog

The whisky world is rich, diverse and interesting, and with so many styles and brands available, it can be easy to feel a little lost taking those first steps.

The following pages are intended with the whisky novice in mind, but there may be a few nuggets for the more experienced malt master.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

We encourage debate in the comments section and always welcome feedback, but if you spot something you don't think is right, we ask that you leave an accurate email address so we can get back to you if we need to.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Global Syrah Masters 2019

Deadline : 31st August 2019

The Global Sparkling Masters 2019

Deadline : 1st September 2019

Click to view more

The Global Organic Masters 2019

View Results

Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2019

View Results

Click to view more