Head to the whitewashed former manse, avail yourself of one of the luxury rooms, an exquisite meal and a warm welcome at the Dipping Lugger, Ullapool.
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.
Is single malt whisky better than blended whisky? My answer? No. Job done. Feet up; mine’s a large Peat Faerie. Dammit, I’m 718 short of the word count. Ok, here goes then…
Peated whisky: because what’s the point of drinking whisky if it hasn’t been heavily flavoured by thousands of years of decaying organic matter?
They say Christmas is a time for tradition, and it may be that whisky already features in a number of yours – but if it doesn’t, here are some new ways to get cosy with whisky this Christmas.
In my first piece for Scotchwhisky.com, I argue that too many whisky bars – old and new – are clinging to tired old clichés of tartan and haggis, perpetuating the myth that Scotch is an ‘old man’s drink’. It’s time they caught up with the rest of the whisky industry.