Tag Archives: Whisky

120 Volunteer Whisky Tasters Wanted For Secretive Scientific Experiment

Sample rare whiskies and take a personality test on Wednesday 16 December How would you like to sample rare whiskies and learn something about your self all in the name of scientific research? 120 volunteer whisky tasters are required to be guinea pigs at a secretive scientific research experiment in Edinburgh on Wednesday 16th December. […]

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Whisky Films & Whisky Ice Cream at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Maple Bacon Crunch ice cream? gutted I can’t make the launch party – if only to try this – it sounds AMAZING!  Some fantastic films too…. Also great news, if you’re not a member of The Whisky Society – the doors are now being opened to the public, permanently… The Scotch Malt Whisky Society launches […]

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Whisky events Galore in May at The Whisky Society

In May the Scotch Malt Whisky Society are opening their doors to non members to host a range of whisky events. With Beer & Whisky matching, Cocktails and Food &  Seafood Whisky pairings there should be something for everyone… Homecoming Scotland: Clans & Drams Whisky Month Open to all, the Society is hosting a kaleidoscope of food […]

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Oyster & Whisky Pairings – Whisky Society opens doors to the Public to celebrate 30th Anniversary

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society celebrates its 30th anniversary by opening its doors to non-members for a shucking sensory adventure  The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s 30th ‘Pearl’ anniversary coincides with the UK’s native oyster season getting into full swing and to celebrate these two auspicious events, the whisky club is opening its doors to non-members this October, […]

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Balvenie Whisky Fete in St Andrew Square Gardens 26th-28th September

The 26th, 27th & 28th of September will see St. Andrews Square Gardens transformed with handcrafted geodesic domes into a Whisky Féte , where the public can mingle and discuss all things handcrafted, dram in hand. The Balvenie Whisky Féte is free and open to the public each day between midday and 6.30pm and will […]

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World Whisky Day 2013 – Saturday May 18th

The inaugural World Whisky Day was held in 2012 and saw over 20,000 people attend over 200 events all over the world.  In 2012 #WorldWhiskyDay was a global trending topic on twitter and WWD was also on the front page of the BBC News Website. World Whisky Day has been welcomed by the Scottish Parliament […]

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Culinary & Celebratory tips to host the perfect Burns Night

 His prose and lyrics are revered and recounted around the world.  And today Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has paid homage to Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burnsby joining Robert Burns Birthplace Museum to offer top culinary and celebratory tips to all who plan to toast the life and works of ‘Scotland’s Bard’ on Burns Night (25 January). Ruaridh […]

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A selection of Burns Suppers in Edinburgh – Friday 25th January

 “Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great Chieftan o’ the Puddin-race! …” If you’re looking for somewhere to go for a Burns Supper this year, here’s a selection of what’s on offer at a variety of venues in the Capital, from the traditional haggis, neeps & tatties to something a little alternative – something for […]

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Lunch at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (Queen Street)

All in all, the service was uber-polite, the food was robust, well presented and of hearty proportions but for me it was just lacking the ‘wow factor’ I’d been expecting. Would I go again? Yes, if I was with a real Whisky fan who hadn’t been before and if it wasn’t coming out of my pocket. There are other restaurants in the same price bracket nearby with more character and a personable feel that I would choose ahead.

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