George, our Wild Boar Master of Malt is looking forward to our Balvenie Whisky Evening on 4th November when he will welcoming Brand Ambassador, James Buntin who will be sharing his vast knowledge of single malt.
The casks are so important to the taste of The Balvenie that they employ their own team of highly skills coopers. The balancing of the taste is critical - some casks need to be ‘toasted’, just enough to open the pores but not enough to burn too deep.
Our Wild Boar Malt of the Month is Glenfarclas 10 Year Old, another Speyside spectacular. In the words of one of Glenfarclas’ competitors…
Of all the whiskies malt is king – of all the kings Glenfarclas reigns supreme
The Wild Boar's Malt of the Month has a couple of claims to fame - it comes from one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland and, geographically, it is the most easterly. However, it's history shows that it is famous for much more than that...
Our Master of Malt, George, introduces us to a single malt from Speyside in Scotland. Singleton is a well-established distillery committed to introducing its flavours to a new generation of whisky enthusiasts. (more…)
The impressive collection of whiskies from around the world continues to grow in breadth at The Wild Boar. Staying fairly close to home this month our Master of Malt, George, travels north to the Highlands of Scotland to a distillery with a regal inheritance and clan significance. (more…)
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.
Our Master of Malt, George, stays on Islay for the second month in a row and samples his personal favourite Malt - Bunnahabhain. (more…)