Overview of the whisky production

On the following pages we have summarized the whisky production with pictures and Videos. Learn what is necessary to turn barley into a good whisky.

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Read about Distillation of Scotch Whisky. See Stillmen adjust temperature, pressure and the spirit safe to separate new make from foreshots and fusel...

The Scottish Pot Stills

Read about the Scottish pot stills. Learn about the Wash-, Intermediate-, and the Spirit still. See the different sizes and shapes and how the reflux...

Maturation in Casks

Read about Maturation of Scotch Whisky in the cask. Learn how different oak types and caring, toasting turn wood sugar into aromas you love in Malt...

Introduction to the Cask Maturation of Whisky

The Scotch whisky gets most of its unique taste from the casks it is being matured in. Find out how a cask is manufactured.

Rating the Taste of a Rare Bottling

How do you rate a whisky that you never tasted before? You will find many good tips how to decide the right whiskies for you.

Related Distilleries


The Glenfiddich distillery is one of the biggest still privately owned whisky distilleries in the world. The Glenfiddich is famous for its original...


Arran is a very young distillery, but already has many bottlings in its program. There are also a lot of whiskies with wine finishes done by the...

Alt Enderle

The Alt Enderle distillery is a high class distillery for German fruit Schnapps and whisky. It focuses on sustainable production methods and focuses...


The Dufftown single malt whisky distillery is tucked away between the dense leaves of the Spey Valley. It produces mainly for the Blend Bell's.


The Amrut distillery is the most famous Indian whisky distillery. It produces Blended and Single Malt whisky of very high quality. Read more about it...