Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak

Just when you think the flavour of the steak can’t get any deeper or more intense, along comes the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk! What image just assaulted your mind? Believe me, the reality is not as terrifying as the picture you’ve just seen. Let me explain … Continue reading “Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak”

Five Reasons to Consider a Fabulous Festive Wedding

Candles, berry lips, family traditions, party dresses, silver frost, roaring fires, furs and wraps, rosy complexions, sparkle and glitter – all words that we associate with the winter season and Christmas in particular. Combine that with your wedding vows surrounded by friends and family, and you have something very special indeed. Continue reading “Five Reasons to Consider a Fabulous Festive Wedding”

Malt of the Month – Cardhu 12 year old

George, our very own Master of Malt, once again presents his Malt of the Month at The Wild Boar. It comes from the same home as the Johnnie Walker portfolio and is their most popular single malt, with a huge following in France and Spain. As with many of these now world-class distilleries, it had a fairly humble beginning…

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Creating Happy Memories: 5 Half-Term Lake District Activities for Children

“I’m bored”, “There’s nothing to do”, “This is boring!” All familiar phrases in homes up and down our land. Why not take a look at what’s going on in museums, parks and stately homes around your area – many are free or relatively inexpensive.

For our visitors to the Lake District, we’ve highlighted five activities for you to choose from this October half-term. Continue reading “Creating Happy Memories: 5 Half-Term Lake District Activities for Children”

Malt of the Month – Glenfiddich Rich Oak 14 year old

It seems only fitting that since The Wild Boar is holding a Glenfiddich Whisky Tasting tasting evening in October, that we should revisit Glenfiddich distillery for our Malt of the Month.

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Malt of the Month – Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky

The Wild Boar stocks an impressive collection of over 110 whiskies from all over the world. This month our Master of Malt, George, ventures to South Africa for the first time and discovers a very pleasing single grain whisky.

As the Rugby World Cup is starting on the 18th September 2015, this month we are going a little further afield and heading for South Africa. We are also going for a Single Grain Whisky rather than a Single Malt.

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8 Rustic Wedding Favour Ideas

Wedding favours or small gifts are given as a gesture of appreciation or gratitude to guests from the bride and groom during a wedding ceremony or a wedding reception. Gone are the days when the standard wedding favour is a section sugar coated almonds, there is no limit to the scope of creativity that brides and grooms bring to the table to say ‘thank you’ to their guests. Continue reading “8 Rustic Wedding Favour Ideas”