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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Malt of the Month – Bushmills 10 Whisky

For our Malt of the Month this month we are crossing the Irish Sea to pay homage to St Patrick, who as legend has it drove all the snakes out of Ireland.

Interesting Facts

Bushmills distillery in County Antrim was granted a license to distil whiskey in 1608 and has been producing some fine malt whiskies ever since with only a couple of small breaks due to barley shortages during both World Wars. This makes it the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world! Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Bushmills 10 Whisky”

The Wild Boar Whisky Club introduces its Master of Malt!

Introducing George Hutton, Receptionist at The Wild Boar and our new Master of Malt…

George Hutton
George Hutton

I have been part of The Wild Boar family for almost 9 Years now. Having a real interest in whisky, it now falls my responsibility, and a task that I relish, to write a monthly whisky blog for our guests, our Whisky Club members and all those out there who have an interest in, or taste for, the amber liquid. So, with my new title Master of Malt, affectionately bestowed upon me, lets begin…

In 2010 The Wild Boar was treated to an extensive refurbishment. At that time we introduced the relatively new concept for the Lake District – a Whisky Bar. Our Wild Boar Whisky Club developed very naturally as a result. Continue reading “The Wild Boar Whisky Club introduces its Master of Malt!”