Fathers Day – The Whisky Boys Half Dozen
It is only days away but The Whisky Boys have put together a half dozen gift suggestions that is sure to please any father.
Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey from Midleton Distillery. Bottled at 40% Alc/vol. This dram is spicy with the sweetness of green apples, oaky and fruity. This very fine dram should be available in your specialist Whisky shop and online, priced at under £35.00.
Number two is:-
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Membership. For only £122.00 you can become a member and have access to the largest collection of Single Malt Single Cask Whiskies in the word. Your welcome pack includes 3 mini’s of specially selected drams. It is only members that are permitted to purchase these rare and superb Whiskies. Go to www.smws.co.uk to join and to get all the information you will need to know and appreciate this fantastic Society.
Number three is:-
Deanston Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Virgin Oak, 70 cl 46.3% Alc/vol. This beautiful malt is first matured in ex-bourbon casks,from a family run cooperage in Kentucky, giving the liquid a wonderful zesty character. It is then finished in new oak barrels, which add subtle spiced aromas to the Whisky. This dram is one of my all time favourite drams and you should be able to get it from your specialist Whisky shop or online at around £40.00.
Number four is:-
Malt Whisky Year Book. This is The Whisky Boys favourite Whisky reference book. It contains information on every Scottish distillery and many well known international distilleries. It also contains the previous years facts and figures on all things Whisky, tasting notes and stories from many of the worlds Whisky makers and writers. available from Amazon usually in the Autumn for less than £15.00.
Number five is:-
Glenturret Distillery Visit. Visit Scotland’s oldest working distillery (just outside Crieff) and discover how the Glenturret Highland single malt is produced still using the traditional methods and equipment. And as the spiritual home of The Famous Grouse, discover the art of blending Scotland’s favourite Whisky.Your experience will include two Whisky tastes, The Glenturret Highland single malt and The Famous Grouse blended whisky. This one hour tour only costs £10.00 and after the tour you can visit the shop or the fine restaurant. Go to www.thefamousgrouse.com to get all the details and to book your tour.
Number six is:-
The New Scotch Whisky Experience Tour, Edinburgh. Visit the new Scotch Whisky Experience for a sensational journey! Take a swirling, bubbling barrel ride through a replica distillery as you become part of the whisky making process.Along the way you’ll hear the stories behind this magical craft, with expert tour guides and whisky advisors with you every sip of the way. No visit is complete without a visit to the impressive whisky shop and the Amber Restaurant. You will also be able to visit the Diageo Claive Vidiz Whisky collection a once in a lifetime opportunity to enter the world’s largest collection of Scotch Whisky; almost 3,500 individual bottles. Tours range in price from £14.00 to £30.00. Go to www.scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk for details and to pre-book your tour.
That is The Whisky Boys Fathers Day half dozen suggestions for Whisky loving Dads, there is something for every dad here, hope this helps those who are still thinking of what to by their dad.