Whisky Resources

This is a list of whisky related internet links. By nature of the internet, it will never be possible to achieve completeness, but I will do my best to include any relevant sites that I think are worth to be mentioned.

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Whisky Blogs


Independent (English)

Bourbon Blog – As the title suggests…

Cask Strength – Whisky reviews and various other topics, written by Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison

Cologne Whisky Connoisseurs – Tasting notes of SMWS bottlings, whisky blog news

Danish Whisky Blog – Reviews, quizzes and more by Steffen Bräuner

Dr. Whisky – Many reviews, also some whisky news

Edinburgh Whisky Blog – Whisky reviews, lots of other whisky topics

Guid Scotch Drink – The blog formerly known as WHISKYHost

Jason’s Scotch Whisky Reviews – Reviews with dedliberately non-lyrical tasting notes

Jewmalt Whisky Reviews – Blog of whisky lover Joshua Hatton from Connecticut

Malt Impostor – Tasting notes with a twist

Miss Whisky – London-based Alywinne Gwilt gives a female perspective on whisky including interviews with whisky women

Nonjatta – All you need to know about Japanese whisky

Scotch Hobbyist – Ratings, reviews and general whisky information

The Casks – Extensive whisky reviews

The Coopered Tot – Whisky reviews and other articles by Joshua Feldman from New Jersey

The Perfect Whisky Match – “He says – She says” by Canadian boggers Graham McKenney and Johanne McInnis

The Scotch Blog – News and general whisky topics

Whisky Advocate Blog – John Hansell’s, reviews, ratings, news, whisky philosophy

Whisky Apostle – Reviews and miscellaneous whisky stuff

Whisky Brother – Reviews and reports by Marc Pendlebury from Johannesburg

Whisky For Everyone – Reviews, general whisky knowledge

Whiskyfun – Vast selection of tasting notes with ratings from Serge Valentin, concert reviews – not strictly a blog but much similar

Whisky Girl – Dutch ‘whisky girl’  Femke Sijtsma shares her passion for whisky with us.

Whisky Intelligence – Whisky news, press releases

Whisky Israel – Reviews, whisky and food

WhiskyNotes – Tasting notes and ratings

Whisky Party – Many tasting notes, general whisky information

Whisky Reviews – Video whisky reviews from Ralfy

Whisky Wire – Whisky reviews with flamboyant tasting notes and interviews with whisky industry insiders.

Independent (German)

Allmalt – Interessantes über ältere Tropfen

Home of Whisky – Tasting Notes, Whisky Events in Deutschland

The Whisky Blog – Firmenblog von The Whisky Store

Whiskyfanblog – Neues aus der deutschen Whisky-Szene, Tasting Notes

WhiskyNews – Die neuesten Nachrichten rund um den Whisky

Corporate Blogs

Duncan Taylor – Official blog of the independent bottler

Laddieblog – The official blog of Bruichladdich

Master of Malt Whisky Blog – Corporate blog of the internet whisky retailer

The Macallan – The official blog of Macallan

The Master Blender – Richard “The Nose” Paterson of Whyte & Mackay

The Whisky Exchange Blog – Corporate blog of the whisky retailer




Bladnoch Forum – Distilllery forum with quite a large following that also has its own bottlings.

Whisky Whisky Whisky – Independent whisky forum

Whisky Magazine Forum


Whisky Information


The Ardbeg Project – Tries to list anything that Arbeg has ever produced

Malt ManiacsA group of whisky mad people from around the world – now also featuring yours truly - E-pistles, thousands of ratings and the Malt Maniacs Awards

Malt Madness – Personal site of Johannes van den Heuvel, founder of the Malt Maniacs with extensive tasting notes and a distillery information section to die for.

Whiskybase – Whisky community with comprehensive repository of bottling data and added shop

Whisky Monitor – A huge database of the Malt Maniacs’ ratings and tasting notes


Miscellaneous Whisky Sites


The Buxrud Collection – Massive link collection from Olaf Buxrud

Whisky Emporium – Tasting notes, collecting, a little blog and more

WhiskyCast – Weekly whisky podcast by Mark Gillespie

Whisky Connosr – Whisky social network

Whisky Marketplace – Whisky search and price comparison

Whisky Scores – A community centered around scoring whiskies.


Whisky Auctions


BonhamsMcTear’sMulberry BankScotch Whisky AuctionsWhiskyAuction


Whisky Awards


International Whisky CompetitionInternational Wine and Spirit CompetitionMalt Maniacs AwardsWorld Whisky AwardsWorld Wide Whisky Design Awards


Online Shops



Loch Fyne Whiskies - Master of MaltRoyal Mile WhiskiesThe Green Welly StopThe Whisky ExchangeThe Whisky Shop


Binny’sPark Avenue Liquor


La Maison du Whisky


ScomaThe Whisky Store


The Whisky Industry


Scotland Malt Distilleries

AberlourArdbegArranAuchentoshanBalblairBalvenieBen NevisBenriachBenromachBladnochBowmoreBruichladdichBunnahabhainDaftmillDalmoreEdradourGlen GariochGlen MorayGlencadamGlendronachGlenfarclasGlenfiddichGlenglassaughGlengoyneGlenlivetGlenmorangieGlenrothesGlenturretHighland ParkJuraKilchomanLaphroaigLoch LomondMacallanScapaSpeysideSpringbankTaliskerTobermoryTomatinTomintoulTullibardine

Scotland Grain Distilleries

North British

Scotland Conglomerates

Dewar’s – Aberfeldy, Aultmore, Craigellachie, Glen Deveron, Royal Brackla

Diageo – Auchroisk, Benrinnes, Blair Athol, Cameron Bridge, Caol Ila, Cardhu, Clynelish, Cgragganmore, Dailuaine, Dalwhinnie, Dufftown, Glen Elgin, Glen Ord, Glen Spey, Glendullan, Glenkinchie, Glenlossie, Inchgower, Knockando, Lagavulin, Linkwood, Mortlach, Oban, Royal Lochnagar, Strathmill, Teaninich

Inver House – Balblair, Balmenach, Knockdhu, Pulteney, Speyburn

Pernod Ricard – Aberlour, Allt-A-Bhainne, Glenallachie, Glenburgie, Gleinkeith, Glenlivet, Glentauchers, Longmorn, Miltonduff, Scapa, Strathclyde, Strathisla, Tormore

Whyte and Mackay – Dalmore, Fettercairn, Invergordon, Jura, Tamnavulin

Scotland Blends

Ballantine’sBlack BottleChivas RegalCuty SarkFamous GrouseGrant’sJohnie WalkerJ & BTeacher’s - Whyte and Mackay

Scotland Vats (Blended Malt)

Compass Box

Scotland Independent Bottlers

AdelphiA.D. RattrayCadenhead’sC & SCreative WhiskyDouglas LaingDuncan TaylorGordon & McPhailHart BrothersIan McLeodJack WiebersJames MacArthurMalts of ScotlandMaster of MaltMurray McDavid  – SamaroliScottish Malt Whisky SocietySpeciality Drinks –  Whisky Doris


BushmillsClontarfCooley (Connemara, Greenore, Kilbeggan, Tyrconnell) – Irish Distillers (Jameson, Midleton, Paddy, Powers, Redbreast) – Tullamore Dew

USA Bourbon

BartonBuffalo Trace (Ancient Age, Blanton’s, Eagle Rare, Elmer T. Lee, George T. Stagg, Pappy Van Winkle) – BulleitFour RosesHeaven Hill (Elijah Craig, Evan Williams, Ezra Brooks) – Jim BeamKnob CreekMaker’s MarkWild TurkeyWoodford Reserve

USA Tennessee

Jack Daniel’sGeorge Dickel


Buffalo Trace (Sazerac) – Heaven Hill (Pikesville, Rittenhouse) – High WestTempleton

USA Single Malt


Canada Blend

Canadian ClubCrown RoyalForty Creek

Canada Single Malt

Glen Breton




England: St. George’s

France: Armorik

Germany: Blaue Maus - Coillmór - Slyrs

Sweden: Mackmyra

Switzerland: Säntis Malt

Wales: Penderyn

Other Countries

Australia: Bakery Hill - Tasmania DistilleryLark

India: Amrut

New Zealand: Milford