Tag: Islay

Spring Break Islay!


When Mrs. Satellite Engineer came up with Scotland as a Spring Break destination for us and the teenage daughters, my first thoughts went quickly to Islay. That idyllic island on the west coast is forever in my mind after three days there with the Single Cask Nation (SCN) […]

Laphroaig Live 2015!


Just thought we’d share some information about this very special Whisky event from one of our favorite distilleries… On Thursday, September 24th, 8pm GMT, the 9th annual Laphroaig Live will broadcast on the web from the island of Islay! Laphroaig is this year celebrating 200 years, and to mark […]

The Battle of Bowmore!


A few weeks ago, Limpd and I got together at The Barthenon to sample and review the two whiskies in the above photo. Under normal circumstances, our tastings take place after my kids are asleep, which is usually after 9PM (I would have said “after our kids are […]