As we left Lagavulin, it became apparent to Gavin and I that we were running out of time. Not that we had planned things out much ahead of time, but it seemed as though it might be rather difficult to squeeze in a proper visit at Ardbeg, and still make it to our return ferry of choice on time. So we ran the .9 of a mile to Ardbeg.
Back when I first visited Glasgow in December 2017, I met a Scottish fella in my hostel dorm room whose father worked for a distillery. Then he showed me a bottle of 30 year old single malt that his dad had snuck out of the distillery for him; smashing!
Happy New Year to all of my readers! For the fourth successive year, I have received more views than in the previous year, and so I will continue to give this blog an honest go in 2019. I couldn’t do it without you!
Read on if you would like to hear about which posts were the most popular, and what drinks were the most highly reviewed, in 2018!
If you like nut brown ales, try one of these!
Acting on a tip from the regular boozers in my pub, I headed on over to Marks & Spencer to grab a bottle of their port, festively marked down from £16 to £8 for the holidays!
After leaving Laphroaig, Gavin and I walked the 1.2 miles to Lagavulin. Along the way we made and ate sandwiches as we walked, in order to save time and to line the stomach in anticipation of further tastings.