Category Archives: Dram of the Week

Dram of the week: February 14, 2020

Dear whisky friend, Today’s dram of the week comes from the northernmost distillery on the Isle of Islay, Bunnahabhain.  The Gaelic word Bunnahabhain means mouth, or origin of, the river and refers to the Margadale spring from which the distillery gets its water.  The distillery was founded in 1883, but its origins go back to […]

Dram of the week: February 7, 2020

Dear whisky friend, I have already written a lot about today’s distillery — Dailuaine, a distillery located in Speyside and founded in 1853 by the farmer William MacKenzie. Like many other distilleries, it was rebuilt several times after it had been partially or completely destroyed, but Dailuaine was indispensable for the whisky industry in several […]