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”

Malt of the Month – Bunnahabhain 12 year old

Our Master of Malt, George, stays on Islay for the second month in a row and samples his personal favourite Malt – Bunnahabhain. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Bunnahabhain 12 year old”

Waterhead Gin of the Month – Gin Mare

Waterhead has an impressive Gin Library of over 40 gins and each month we feature one as our Gin of the Month. Gin Mare has been in our collection for some time so we head over to the Mediterranean to learn more… Continue reading “Waterhead Gin of the Month – Gin Mare”

The Lake District Tradition of Sheep Dog Trials

English Lakes is pleased to sponsor the 117th Sheepdog Trials at Hill Farm, Ings on 6th August, an event that celebrates an important part of our local farming heritage.  Continue reading “The Lake District Tradition of Sheep Dog Trials”

Bushcraft Courses at The Wild Boar

Real outdoor adventure in The Wild Boar Woods with our new full day Bushcraft courses where you will gain wilderness skills and the basic for survival in nature with our resident expert instructor, Kev. Continue reading “Bushcraft Courses at The Wild Boar”

Malt of the Month – Laphraoig Quarter Cask

Our Master of Malt, George, returns to Islay one year after his previous blog on Laphroaig, to explore a little more of the history of the Distillery and to highlight another expression of Laphroaig that has become a firm favourite with himself and a couple of other team members at The Wild Boar. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Laphraoig Quarter Cask”