Getting your own whisky cask from Finland

Land of thousand lakes has more than thousand whisky casks
There are at least five distilleries that produce whisky continuously in Finland. Many distilleries means many options to get your own cask from Finland. It’s also a traditional way to finance future of young distillery. Nice example of this is Swedish distillery Mackmyra. Best choices in Finland are available from Helsinki Distilling Company and Teerenpeli […]

Visiting the best distillery

Glengoyne distillery
Couple months ago, I got in a situation that I had couple extra days coming at Manchester in December. Didn’t take long for me to decide that Glasgow is near enough to go there instead. And in my case, can’t visit Glasgow without visiting Glengoyne Distillery. For all the distilleries I have so far visited, […]

Blind tasting: Kyrö Distillery Company Suomi 100 rye whisky vs. Helsinki Distilling Company batch 1 rye whiskey

There was lovely scent of rye in the air
We had superb week for finnish whisky lovers in November. Two new 3yo 100% rye whiskies in one week. Both distilleries were established 2014. Kyrö was released first ever finnish rye whisky in august and this was their second batch. Even though these batches were really small, 360 and 580 bottles I managed to get […]