Archive for December 2017
2018 and New Adventures
I have had, and am still having a great time making whisky, whiskey, gin, vodka, in many different parts of the world. It continues to stimulate me, like a “Drug”, like riding fast motor cycles, or driving fast cars, whatever your fancy may be. But it always comes back to the fundamental of crafting perfect…Read More
54 years ago this month I went as a young man to begin learning the art of distilling. I had already been occupied in barley and malting activities for several years beforehand , so the brewing and distilling side was a natural follow on for me. I am not going to ramble on and “blow…Read More
Another Day Another Tranch of Awards !
Award winning Gins, Whiskies and Vodka’s today! It just goes on and on. I counted at least 10 today. Who are the (silent) Awarders ? Soon there will be Awards for Awards. It just get’s sillier and sillier. Just the way my DNA is configured I guess. Now there is a REAL whisky hero. (Vicky)…Read More
Awards, Awards, Awards……….YES ???
When was the last time you read that this such and such drink was award winning ? Me ? I have read 10 times today about award winning gin, and 9 times about award winning whiskies. Good God 19 awards in 1 day x 365 = 6,935 awards per annum to look forward to soon…Read More
From little Acorns !!!
This is the original still at Mack Myra Destilleri, Gavle, Sweden. I cannot remember exactly when Mack Myra swung in to action, but my best guess would be, around 15-18 years ago. Max. Well, how they have worked and prospered ! I have visited there, once or twice over the years, and have always been…Read More