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Whiskies with a spooky story to enjoy this Halloween

12 Oct 2023

It’s October which can mean only one thing – it’s the count down to Halloween! It’s officially the month where we enjoy telling each other scary stories and celebrating all things spooky.
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Edinburgh & Scotland

Best Autumnal Sights of Edinburgh

28 Sep 2023

Autumn has arrived, bringing with it the colder months, russet, whisky-coloured leaves and darker nights.
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Ashers Bakery
Meet our Makers

Ashers Bakery

27 Sep 2023

This month’s meet our maker is Ashers Bakery. Ashers is a family run company and has been since 1877.
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Sustainable Whisky News

We've been awarded GOLD in Green Tourism!

27 Sep 2023

Recently we were awarded Gold as part of our commitment to sustainability and green tourism.
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Sense of Scotland Room
Edinburgh & Scotland

Whisky Movie Night

16 Aug 2023

Today marks the first day of the Edinburgh International Film Festival! Running for six days, from the 18-23 August, the program is packed with exceptional work from both local and international film makers. You can find out all you need to know here.
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Edinburgh & Scotland

Five places for peace and quiet during the Edinburgh Festival

09 Aug 2023

The Festivals, bustling in creativity, full of energy, and sometimes… Well sometimes it’s all a bit much. If you’ve found yourself craving a quiet place to relax, then look no further. Your Edinburgh oasis is just around the corner.
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Whisky & Distilleries

The Distillery Cat

07 Aug 2023

Did you know that cats have historically played an important role in the making of Scotch whisky? Distilleries and cats have a mutually beneficial relationship that is utilised to this day. August 8th is International Cat Day.
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Meet our Makers

Loïs Gunn

01 Aug 2023

From her studio in Margate, Loïs works in stoneware clay and precious metals, often bringing ceramics and metalwork together to create meaningful and intriguing pieces.
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Pot still doors opened with steam escaping at The Glasgow Distillery Co.
Meet our Makers

The Glasgow Distillery Co.

10 Jul 2023

The Glasgow Distillery is a renowned distillery that has gained international praise for its exceptional craftsmanship in producing a premium range of spirits, including single malt Scotch whisky, blended malt Scotch whisky, rum, vodka and gin.
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Whisky & Distilleries

Visiting The Glasgow Distillery Co.

06 Jul 2023

Recently, we welcomed The Glasgow Distillery Co. to The Scotch Whisky Experience family. Ali Baxter, our Visitor Experience Manager, along with a few of our visitor experience team, paid them a visit to see how this new distillery operates.
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Casks at Kingsbarns distillery
Whisky & Distilleries

Top 10 fun Scotch whisky facts

06 Jul 2023

Have you ever wondered how many bottles of Scotch whisky would fit into Loch Ness, or what it takes to be a world record-breaking distillery cat? Read on and discover some weird and wonderful fun facts about the world of whisky, as compiled by our brilliant number-loving finance team.
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Eight bottles of Scotch for July 4th
Whisky & Distilleries

The perfect Scotch for Independence Day

03 Jul 2023

We’ve taken a look back at a blog piece written by our former bar manager Ian on Eight Scotch whiskies which connect Scotland and the USA.
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