Redbreast Irish Whiskey announces the second year of its partnership with actor Chris O’Dowd to raise awareness of the plight of common birds, and donations for their charity partner BirdLife International.
Síbín is not the illegal watering hole of your Irish grandpappy, but a high-end shrine to the very legitimate business of whisky
Having approached by both sea and road, I’ve come to the conclusion there is no dull way to arrive at Kinloch Lodge on the Sleat peninsula.
Perhaps the whisky world is ready for chocolate-rich roasted malt, fermented for three weeks, cut at a dangerously early point and then aged in a white port or Tokaij cask. Perhaps not. But wouldn’t it be fun to find out?
The liberal application of stained glass and gothic windows, as well as the grand luxury of the Lough Bar (once the chapel), will leave you feeling regal and bordering on saintly for the duration of your stay.
You have to judge your audience before you start discussing terroir. Pick the wrong time or place and you could end up with a reputation for pomposity, verbiage and downright pretension. In the right circumstances though, it’s the only word that works.