It is an interesting point that we assume certain spirits are generally made from certain basic ingredients. We assume whisky comes from barley and other cereals, rum and cachaça come from sugar, brandy comes from grapes, kirsch from cherries, Calvados from apples, and so on.
A court has heard how a raid on an Angus council house uncovered a pressure cooker still in which a cannabis farmer was infusing vodka with the drug to create a concoction called weedka.
Whisky is, sadly, still a drink that many people, including countless Scots, do not really take a shine to. Indeed, Scots drink more vodka by volume than whisky, a fact that totally flummoxes any foreign tourist I tell that to. Scots drink more vodka than whisky? Come on, pull the other one…
An Angus farm steading is scheduled to open as a “field to bottle” visitor centre in October following an investment of £150,000 and support from the rural development scheme.
No one can fail to notice the plethora of new distilleries—mainly distilling gin—sprouting on both sides of Hadrian’s Wall, and across the sea in Ireland. I’ve lost track of all the gin distilleries in Scotland but keep an eye open for whisky distilleries.
A Carnoustie father and son have launched one of the UK's smallest distilleries — based out of the family garden shed.
A Dorset farmer is producing vodka from milk in what he claims is a world first.
Vodka from Angus shared the limelight at a prestigious occasion held by the White House Historical Association in Washington DC.
Ahead of National Vodka Day (October 4), Sam Wylie-Harris looks at the latest vodka trends and shares some exciting new releases
Angus tatties are tickling the tastebuds of discerning tipplers in a bold business venture by farmer Graeme Jarron.