Scotch Whisky Weekend is one of DrinkUp.London’s new Mini Festivals hosted in partnership with Scotchwhisky.com! Taking place over five days and coinciding with the most Scottish of celebrations – Burns Night – the Mini Festival will get you trying special Scotch Whisky drinks in the best bars in London.
Scotch Whisky Weekend - New For 2019
WHAT IS SCOTCH WHISKY WEEKEND?!
Scotch Whisky Weekend is one of DrinkUp.London’s new Mini Festivals, hosted in partnership with Scotchwhisky.com! Taking place over 4 days and coinciding with the most Scottish of celebrations – Burns Night.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF BURNS NIGHT
If you’re a whisky fan you’ll have no doubt enjoyed a Burns Night Supper or two, held every 25 January in celebration of Scotland’s national bard, but have you ever wondered where the evening’s many quirks and traditions come from?
Hosting An Event At Scotch Whisky Weekend
If you are a brand or a bar and have an event that you would like to have included within our festival timeline - read on to understand how that might happen...
Famous Whisky Drinkers - Robert Burns
Was Scotland’s national poet really just ‘an Ayrshire peasant, with a peasant’s taste for what was fiery and instant’? He was certainly unafraid of praising whisky in his work – not to mention delving into whisky politics. Gavin D Smith reports.
BURNS NIGHT SCOTCH WHISKY COCKTAILS
On 25 January, people the world over will gather to celebrate the birth of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. So to mark the occasion, we've collated a selection of Scotch whisky cocktail recipes from some of the world’s most esteemed bartenders, designed for both novice and expert cocktail makers alike.
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