George, our Master of Malt at The Wild Boar , introduces us to Cragganmore 12 Year Old, born out of the vision of original distillery owner ‘Big John’ Smith to create the sweetest, most complex of malt whiskies. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Cragganmore 12 Year Old”
Wild Boar Master of Malt, George, has taken us to many different countries to glimpse whisky production from around the world. It is never long, however, before he returns to the land where it can legally be called ‘Scotch’. This month we are on the Island of Arran, or ‘Scotland in Miniature’. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Arran 10 Year Old”
Nothing says ‘Christmas’ quite like a piping hot glass of mulled wine. Here at The Wild Boar, we have our own version of this festive classic – it’s really simple, takes next to no time to prepare and, most importantly, tastes delicious!
When Storm Desmond dropped one month’s rain in a single night, we watched the footage of the devastation and disruption caused in its wake. Our hearts went out to individuals, families and businesses that were affected. Without detracting from the difficulties that many have experienced, it would seem that there is a corresponding note of triumph as communities rallied together to overcome the adversity of these circumstances. Continue reading “The Calm in the Storm: Desmond didn’t put a dampener on this Wild Boar Wedding”
Over the weekend Storm Desmond hit Northern Ireland, north Wales, southern Scotland and especially north-west England. Record-breaking amounts of rain fell in Cumbria resulting in localised flooding and power outages that affected the operation of all five English Lake properties and the surrounding area. Continue reading “Business as Usual at English Lakes”
We are staying in Speyside for this month’s Malt of the Month, Glen Moray, characterised by its sweet and smooth nature. This was a favourite of Michael Berry, English Lakes late Chairman and Managing Director. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Glen Moray 10 Year Old”
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”