Wemyss Malts Blog

Vault City x Wemyss Malts

Bringing you our latest collaboration, we've partnered up with Edinburgh based beer experts Vault City, who's not-so-traditional approach to beer means they're always searching for extraordinary flavour combinations. That’s exactly what we're doing together.

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Is Whisky only a winter drink?

Like the answer to many questions about seasonality and suitability of a spirit to a certain time: it depends... In this case, whether whisky is barricaded as a classic winter tipple to warm the soul and sen...

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Looking forward at Wemyss Malts

Following on from our chat with Kirsty Mackinnon, our Brand Manager, we also talked about the future of Wemyss Malts and where the brand is heading. One of the main talking points we came away with is that K...

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Wemyss Family History

The origins of the Wemyss name is from the Scottish Gaelic uaimh meaning 'cave'. The Wemyss family seat is Wemyss Castle about 40 minutes drive along the coast from the family owned Kingsbarns Distillery. Th...

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Branding with the Brand Manager

Kirsty Mackinnon, our Brand Manager here at Wemyss Malts, has kindly set aside some time to talk to us about her brand, her ideas and how she's personalised it to her tastes and thoughts. We ran through a fe...

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Whisky or Whiskey: debunked

So, what is the difference between whisky and whiskey? Is it just the spelling or is there more to separate these spirits? The first term to exist - whisky (without an e) - derives from an old Gaelic word 'u...

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