We want you to come and experience Whisky with us and we have over 100 Scotch Whiskies to wet your palate. From Glenfiddich to Glenmorangie, Balvenie to Cardhu and the exquisite Chivas Regal 21 Year Old Royal Salute to name but a few. With over 30 distilleries within easy reach of our hotel why not come and try some of Scotland’s most famous whiskies and we will point you to the nearest distilleries.
What is the origin of the name ‘whisky’?
The term ‘whisky’ derives originally from the Gaelic ‘uisge beatha’, or ‘usquebaugh’, meaning ‘water of life’. Gaelic is that branch of Celtic spoken in the Highlands of Scotland.
What is a single whisky?
A single whisky is the product of one particular distillery.
What is blending? What is its purpose?
A number of distilleries bottle and sell some of the whisky they distil for consumption as single or unblended whiskies. By far the greater part of their production, however, is used for the well-known blended Scotch whiskies that are sold all over the world.
What is a deluxe blended Scotch whisky?
It is a blend which contains a higher proportion of carefully selected older and, therefore, more expensive whiskies.