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Mashin ‘in’ Waaashin at Knockdhu Distillery

When both Jim (Dad) and I met Gordon Bruce (Knockdhu Distillery Manager) at the launch of the Peter Arkle limited edition anCnoc Single Malt, we had no idea that it would lead to us working a few shifts at the traditional highland Knockdhu Distillery.

Arriving at the distillery for the 1st of our 3 back shifts (2pm-10pm) and looking round the machinery and pipes, day one felt like an impossible task, to learn or even to just understand what the “Men of Knock” had been perfecting since 1893.


The Whisky Tasting Cabin is Open

Over 4 years ago when Jim (Dad) and I ventured into the blogging world of Whisky we couldn’t have imagined we would have met, tasted and written about so much. It...


Official Opening of the WhiskyBoys Tasting Cabin

In just a few short hours we will be breaking the seal and pulling cork on the WhiskyBoys new home for Whisky Tastings – The Whisky Tasting Cabin.

We have a jam packed evening lined up and are delighted to be sharing this exciting night with 12


Whisky Tasting – A Remarkable and Rare Glenury Royal

Now we have a special tasting tonight, thanks to Pat Roberts of Cognis Public Relations in London who sent us a good sample. So we opened the bottle of:- Glenury Royal – 40 Year Old, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky – 59.4% Alc/vol 70cl.

2011 – Whisky Boys Awards – The Winners 8

2011 – Whisky Boys Awards – The Winners

It is the few days between Christmas and New Year and Jim and Nicola have poured a wee dram each and are looking at oaberlour-abunadh-gold-corkur selections and shortlists for our 2011 Whisky Awards….