-By Simon Perry
he word whiskey has been derived from a Gaelic word that means water of life. The magical spirit that can occasionally have a rough edge as it goes down your throat is also referred to as the gold liquid by its lovers.
Scotland and Scottish have become synonymous to the Scotch Whiskey.
If ever you happen to visit the land of the highlands and islands, Scotland, you must make some time to make a trip to some of the world famous whiskey distilleries. You may wonder why you’re being told to visit a distillery in Scotland until you go there and witness the traditional techniques. Most of the best ones welcome tourists with open arms and offer them a guided tour of the entire place along with what some of you might call the best part of it, a taste of their whiskey!
However, you might want to ring up the local tourist information Centre to ascertain the time as to when you should visit these distilleries and to enquire about the time that they are open to tourists. A lot of them have specific months that they open in while there are some that are only seasonal establishments.
The Scenic Beauty:
While on the Scotland Whiskey Tour, you will realize that though the basic process that each of the distilleries follows is same, the layout and look of each one of them is distinctly and strikingly different from each other. In addition to the uniqueness of these distilleries, it is an amazing opportunity for photographers to put their skills to use. While on the tour you will come across many beautiful landscapes.
At the end of each distillery visit, when you taste the whisky, you will be able to decide which is the best whisky you have tasted during your trip. Some of them date back to the 1600s so you can imagine the sublimely beautiful infrastructure at their distilleries and the taste of their whiskey.
Where to go and which one to visit for the World Famous Whiskey:
One of the groups of distilleries in the Speyside regions of Scottish Highlands is informally referred to as the Whisky trail. Some of the world’s most famous and loved whiskeys such as the Cardhu, Glenlivet and Glenfiddich are made here in this region. Another trial termed as the malt trail that is home to some of the finest distilleries.
Various other distilleries that even Forbes considers worth paying a visit to are the Maker’s mark that markets itself with the tagline, “disappears faster than a Big Five accounting firm”, Jack Daniels, one of the world’s most desired whiskys, licensed in the year 1866, Glenora Inn & distillery that is the only single malt distillery in the whole of North America, The Whiskey School, at Bladnoch distillery and Islands of Islay and Jura.
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