Barrel Up!

Last week saw my first experience of barrel filling. Before beginning to fill barrels with spirit they were filled with Mount Lofy Spring water and left overnight to soak.  These newly charred barrels are held together by pressure from steel bands – not by nails and glue so the uptake of water in the barrel [...]

By |2020-11-30T07:14:40+00:00March 27th, 2017|Whisky Making|Comments Off on Barrel Up!

From Little Things Big Things Grow

Thursday and Friday in the brew house went well last week and the whisky wash ferment bubbled away over the weekend.  All those happy yeast were working hard unbeknownst to our visitors to the distillery as they relaxed with a drink or two. In less than 24 hours the whisky wash went from a sweet [...]

By |2017-03-10T00:20:12+00:00March 10th, 2017|Whisky Making|Comments Off on From Little Things Big Things Grow
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