Elsa’s Bar at The Fife Arms is a staging post on the journey between the real world and dinner time and a tribute to designer Elsa Schiaparelli
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.
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.
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?