23 Jun Scotch by Scotch

  Top 7 Scottish Distilleries What’s Scotland known for, aside from pastoral green hill, glistening blue lochs, and Sir William Wallace (however inaccurate his depictions may be)? Whiskey! If you hadn’t guess by the name, scotch is a type of whiskey distilling specifically in Scotland, under very strict guidelines. While exclusivity isn’t why scotch is unique among whiskeys, the care and heritage associated with scotch certainly is! With this in mind, take a look at Panrimo’s favorite Scotch distilleries, spanning all of Scotland.   [caption id="attachment_844" align="aligncenter" width="425"] The good kind of burn.[/caption] http://fb101.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/speyburnSml.jpg 7.) Speyburn Founded in 1897 in a valley on the northern edge of Rothes, Speyburn boasts the title of “Scotlands Most Photographed Distillery.” Speyburn is the only distillery to use Speyside water, known for its particular softness, creating a unique flavor texture. 6.) Jura Whiskey Located just off the Western coast of Scotland, the Isle of Jura has only one road, one hotel, and one distillery: Jura Whisky, which produces some of the finest single malt scotch. Although it’s notoriously difficult to reach Jura, visiting this distillery is worth the trouble. [caption id="attachment_842" align="aligncenter" width="532"] That color![/caption]  https://www.weinquelle.com/onTEAM/viewer/images/s11974.jpg 5.) Talisker The only distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker is particularly beautiful and features scotch with a particularly peaty taste, owing to the water originating from Cnoc nan Speireag (Hawk Hill), which flows over unusually plentiful amounts of peat.  4.) Laphroaig “Founded” in 1815 but rumored to have been in operation since 1810 for private production purposes, Laphroaig is the only...

Read More