Monthly Archives: April 2011


This was a visit that I was really looking forward to, as I will get the chance to visit my “land” in Scotland.  As a Friend of Laphroaig, you receive a square foot of land to keep (complete with title) … Continue reading

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Ardbeg next…

Unfortunately, it was so interesting at Lagavulin we spent more time than we had intended, and we were unable get a place on a tour of Ardbeg as they fill up quickly.  Jackie, the Visitor Center Manager, was very sympathetic and promised me a taste … Continue reading

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First Stop – Lagavulin of course!

The weather on Islay has been better than we expected, cool but no rain and hardly any wind, perfect for exploring the distilleries!  Unfortunately, we only have time to explore Lagavulin, Ardbeg and Laphroaig, with a brief stop at Bowmore. We … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

Whew, here we are in Edinburgh, catching our breath after 3 days on Islay!  Flight was good but learning to drive on the opposite side of the road has been challenging… and man are those roads ever narrow!  On our … Continue reading

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Rare Whisky Tasting, April 2nd, 2011

Julien & Cyrus discover Highland Park This event was something I had wanted to do for a long time… hold a tasting of rare and exclusive whiskies for our whisky followers!  It all came together on April 2nd, 2011, when … Continue reading

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Welcome to OUIDRAM Whisky Tastings!

This blog will follow OUIDRAM (Brian & Terry) on their travels throughout the world of whisky: distillery visits, interviews with industry people, events and, of course, tasting whisky!

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