Islay Photographs 1902-1960

Following on the World War II history around the Islay airport I spent an afternoon doing some research on old old Islay. I came across a really fascinating resource from the University of St Andrews and the photographic collection it has digitised online forms the basis of the content for this article. If you wish […]

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Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old

Continuing on around the coast from yesterday’s Bowmore review we arrive at the northern end of the island and the Bunnahabhain distillery. Having relatively recently adopted a more craft presentation it will be interesting to compare to yesteday’s Bowmore entry bottling. The Distillery Bunnahabhian was a purpose built distillery from 1881. The joint venture between […]

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Islay and RAF Port Ellen

So while doing some background research on the Bowmore Distillery for the review of their Small Batch bottling I started reading about the local airport. I have spent so many hours looking at the pictures and reading articles that I have decided to write my own post about the subject. I really really love the […]

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