WELCOMING THE BIG HITTERS
@ THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY 2019
Morning Lectures: David Webster: GEOLOGIST and author of A GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF ISLAY. The influence of geology on water. Different water influences whisky making.
Octomore Spring: James Brown Farmer
Afternoon Distillery Experience – Kilchoman Distillery with Production Manager Robin Bignal
Evening: Scotch Malt Whisky Society Dinner with host Global Master Ambassador John McCheyne
Morning Lectures: YEAST: Graeme M Walker BSc PhD DSc FIBD, Professor of Zymology at University of Abertay Dundee
Peat Cutting Experience & Workshop @ The Bothy with the Peat Cutters Kevin & Iain.
Afternoon Distillery Experience – Bruichladdich Distillery with Manager Allan Logan & Master Distiller Adam Hannett
Morning Lectures: Garry Fraser LH Stainless – company who designed and built the plant for Ardnahoe Distillery – the wash backs, the stills, the mashtuns etc.
Afternoon: Ardnahoe Distillery with Manager Fraser Hughes
Evening: Spirit Question Time & Tasting with The Boss Jim McEwan
Morning Lectures: Alasdair Day Founder & Owner of Raasay Distillery
Coopering Demonstration with Scotch Cooper Kristofer Watson
Afternoon: Laphroaig Distillery with Manager John Campbell and VC Manager Emma Boyle
Morning Presentations from Lussa Gin on Women in Distilling and Amy Seton of Birmingham Whisky Festival & Club on the Rise of the Whisky Festival and Women in Whisky.
Afternoon: Ardbeg Distillery with Manager Mickey Heads and VC Manager Jackie Thomson
Evening: Diploma Presentation Whisky Dinner
Saturday: ……………………….. Safe Journey Home! Slainte!
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