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The Pot Still Whiskey Blog

From reviews to advice and stories from behind the scenes, the Pot Still posts will keep you up to date in the world of whiskey. From analysis to beginners guides.
Scotch Whisky

Islay Whisky Facing Peated Malt Shortages

The supply from Port Ellen maltings to non-Diageo distilleries will be restricted in 2023 and might be terminated...

Latest News

SWA Responds to the Rise of the Whiskey Influencer

Due to the rise of social media influencers, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) amended its code of conduct. These...

Irish Whiskey

What is the Malt Whiskey?

The most recognised type of whiskey in the world is single malt whiskey, which is comprised of 3 simple ingredients;...

Irish Whiskey

Is it Whiskey or Whisky?

Whiskey or whisky, do you add or subtract the 'e'? This really depends on where you are in the world. Is this based...

Irish Whiskey

Whiskey for Beginners

The resurgence, the revival, the renaissance and more of Whiskey, there’s a whole wide world of whiskey out there, but...

Scotch Whisky

Talisker 10 Year Old Single Malt

The Talisker 10 Year Old Single Malt is the stalwart of the Talisker family, with a salty nose, spicy smoky-sweet...

Scotch Whisky

What is peated whisky?

Peated whisky has a unique smoky flavour given off by the compounds that are released by the peat fires used to dry...

Laphroaig

Laphroaig Brodir Port Wood Finish Review

Laphroaig Brodir is matured in ex-bourbon casks and then transferred over, for an unspecified finishing period, into...

Scotch Whisky

Bruichladdich The Organic 2010

The Bruichladdich Organic 2010 is made of organic barley from Mid Coul Farms in Inverness, Scotland, becoming high-tech...

Irish Whiskey

What is World Whiskey Day?

Celebrating a day of all things Whiskey related, World Whiskey Day brings everyone together to enjoy and sample...