A naughty peek at American Whiskey History

Large-scale immigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s. They brought their whiskey culture with them!  The Scots went in search of a better life and settled in the thirteen colonies, mainly around South Carolina and Virginia. They were never big fans of...

Why whisky will always connect Scotland and the U.S.

Alba gu bràth. Scotland forever. With these words, a historically-inaccurate William Wallace rallied his ragtag band of Scots to crush the numerically and technologically superior English invaders. Though Scotland remains an (unwilling?) member of the United Kingdom,...

The United Nations of Whisky

Antarctica; home to penguins, pristine landscapes, a few hundred researchers and, if the internet is to be believed, consumers of Kavalan whisky. It seems absurd that a traditionally Scottish alcohol being produced in Taiwan and shipped to a barren ice continent...