The Tuesday Twist: 16 May
'Today’s Rain Is Tomorrow’s Whisky'
'Water of Life'
Distilled almost exclusively by monks in the fifteenth century, the earliest whisky was never allowed to mature and was seen primarily as a medicine, being prescribed for the preservation of health, the prolongation of life, and for the relief of colic, palsy and even smallpox.
Want to learn more about how whisky evolved into the staple drink we enjoy today?
The Whisky Capital
If you are visiting our lovely hometown of Edinburgh for World Whisky Day be sure to check out the local interactive guide courtesy of WorldWhiskyDay.com for everything from where to experience whisky, where to shop for whisky or even where to eat a whisky-inspired meal. Check it out HERE
'There are some cities where whisky is intertwined into their very fabric; where the water of life flows freely through their bars and restaurants; where locals and visitors alike can experience whisky at its very best. Welcome to Edinburgh.'
And while you are here, why not visit the Scotch Whisky Experience where you can take a barrel ride as you actually become part of the whisky making process!
From Dram to Glam
Just what can you do with those empty whisky bottles? If you are feeling crafty you might try your hand at creating fabulous home decor made from whisky bottles like these hurricane candle votives and pulley light courtesy of Moonshine Lamp.