The "her" in       Her Whisky Love

I'm still here!  As some of you may have realized I have been working with Bacardi and helping their 5 single malts gain a foothold in the USA over the past year. This has not allowed me to write as much as I would like but I am still visiting new distilleries all the time. Slowly but surely I will get them up here. I will always have and be her whisky love so please stay tuned! Still writing & posting when I can..

Thanks for bearing with me and in the meantime you can still find me on Instagram @herwhiskylove

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February 20, 2017

Lark Distillery @larkdistillery. I didn’t take the normal tour of Lark Distillery and was fortunate enough to have a personal tour guide. Craig Johnstone, or my “Instagram-Catfish” friend @whiskycraig is a manager and distiller there. He was able to walk me around pers...

November 15, 2016

Kilbeggan. Again, similar to Tullamore D.E.W., this is a visitor experience. As some of you may know Kilbeggan whiskey is actually produced at Cooley Distillery along with other brands such as Tyrconnell and Connemara. Cooley was recently bought out by Beam Suntory, so...

November 12, 2016

Crisp Maltings. This is going to be an interesting one, because we are now at the very beginning of the supply chain and not a distillery visit! I was thrilled when Richard Lake, from Crisp Maltings in Port Gordon, said he would take the time to meet with me. I will ta...

Lagavulin. I decided to take a break from the distillery tour circuit and opted for a premier tasting. This article will be a bit about each dram I tried. Not only did we get to drink awesome Lagavulin during the tasting but it was paired with chocolates from Inverness...

Ardbeg. The tour guide spoke very, very slowly during my visit to Ardbeg. So slow, that it was almost difficult for me to follow her because she wasn’t giving enough new information in a timely manner. Either way, she was clear to enunciate that over the past 200 years...

Bunnahabhain. This distillery is beautiful! It is on a one way dirt road down the hill towards the water. On really clear days you can walk out on their pier and see The Isle of Mull/Tobermory distillery just a ways north! They are the most remote distillery on the isl...

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These stories are all personal opinion and my way of tracking and sharing my whisky travels with friends and family. I of course want accurate facts. I have had lovely and knowledgeable tour guides and if I have facts that are incorrect, it is most likely due to my lack of documentation. If this is the case, please feel free to write to me directly on the "Contact Me" page. I would love to hear from you and meet a fellow whisky lover. Thanks for taking part in my whisky education! 

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"Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of whisky, and a dog to eat the rare steak.” - Johnny Carson

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