Here we go with another episode of WhiskyCast from the Spirit of Speyside Festival in Scotland. Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison know as much about music as they do about whisky, and they put both together for a unique music and whisky pairing at Aberlour Distillery this weekend. We'll hear what they came up with on WhiskyCast In-Depth!
In the news, Glen Grant's Dennis Malcolm modestly accepted the inaugural "Spirit of Speyside Award" for service to the community and the whisky industry...Glen Moray comes out with a peated Speyside whisky, and we'll have a roundup of some of the week's new whiskies. Finally, Charlie McCarron performed with his friends at Fleming Hall in Aberlour, and you'll get to hear some of their music.
Lots of people try to pair whiskies with foods, but pairing whiskies with music? That's the challenge Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison took on when they curated the "Sound of Aberlour" tastings for th...
It took longer than expected, but this weekend's first episode from the Spirit of Speyside Festival is now online! We'll visit a whisky nosing and tasting challenge that drew whisky lovers from at least six different countries...and Glenfiddich's Ian Millar will share some stories of whisky thievery that make the alleged Kentucky Bourbon bandits look tame. In the news, the victims of last week's Silver Trail Distillery explosion in Kentucky are improving, and donations to a support fund are coming in. We'll also look at the potential impact of Thursday's UK parliamentary elections on the Scotch Whisky industry, and the Spirit of Speyside Festival will be expanding next year...with a second festival in the autumn!