European Tour – Germany 15th to 20th OctoberNovember 1, 2018
The week through Germany got us to about half way on the European Tour 2018, and boy what a crazy few week. We have now crossed Germany stopping in Bremerhaven, Lohne, Haltern am See, Fulda, Leipzig and Dresden!
Although the Land Rover is a fantastic companion, the hilly autobahn proved to be a struggle towing our heavy load, only reaching 50 kilometres per hour up some hills as the German drivers wooshed past! But we made it to all our events, welcomed by smiling, happy whisky lovers… and the Kilchoman Land Rover’s branded friend accompanied us throughout Germany!
The Ring-a-Dram is proving to be great fun causing some competitiveness to arise after a few drams, raising money for our partner The Sandpiper Trust, providing medical supplies to remote islands like Islay. (To learn more about The Sandpiper Trust visit: http://www.sandpipertrust.org).
We were even lucky enough to have some bagpipes join us, adding the final Scottish touch to some of our stops on the way.
Once again, we would like to thank all the shops who hosted us in Germany and all the helping hands who make the tour the success it is and of course thank you to all the people who joined us for a dram from all over Germany!
Behind the Scenes at Kilchoman: Barley
Barley is a fundamental ingredient when making single malt scotch whisky but at Kilchoman the barley is much more than just an ingredient, it’s integral to our whole philosophy. As a farm distillery, we are one of the few distilleries in Scotland to grow barley on-site, and one of only…February 16, 2024