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Ten of the most useful whisky pins on Pinterest

We've picked out ten of the most useful whisky pins on Pinterest for you to check out

Published: September 15, 2015
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Following on from our piece on the most pinned Scottish recipes on Pinterest, we decided to take a look at Scottish whisky on the site.

So here is our pick of the ten most useful whisky pins on Pinterest:

Scotland's Distilleries Map by

Knowing where your whisky comes from is very important and maps are always fun to look at.

Useful for... planning all those amazing distillery trips you've always wanted to do



The five ways to approach your whisky via Daniel Nemeyer

A guide to understanding the terminology of tasting.

Useful for.... getting the best out of tasting whisky

Lindores Abbey Distillery cats revel in their Netflix fame
Picture: Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

Picture: Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

Life of a cask via Daniel Nemeyer

This wonderful little infographic allows you to see how a cask is made and the journey it makes before arriving in Scotland.

Useful for... understanding how casks are made



Speyside by Numbers by the Whisky Shop

Old Pulteney launches The Coastal Series - with four new whiskies matured in 'seaside casks'

This excellent guide takes an indepth look at Scotland's biggest whisky producing region - Speyside.

Useful for... those wanting to get know Speyside

Picture: The Whisky Shop

Picture: The Whisky Shop

A guide to Gaelic naming of Scottish whiskies by Whisky Suggest

This guide by Whisky Suggest helps you to understand how whiskies with Gaelic names are named.

Scottish Gin Awards 2022 finalists revealed – did your favourite make the list?

Useful for... understanding Gaelic whisky terms



The Chemistry of whisky by Compound Interest

This is a guide to the chemical make up of whisky and shows how chemistry plays a big part in your favourite whisky.

Useful for... science geeks as well as whisky lovers

Picture: Compound Interest

Picture: Compound Interest

Whisky flavour chart and tasting notes by

Ever wondered what flavour notes actually refer to?

Useful for... understanding those confusing nosing terms

Picture: Whisky Gla

Picture: Whisky Gla

The whisky flavour map via Christian Kaufmann

The original flavour map, a great way to find whiskies similar to the ones you already enjoy and explore the flavours of those you haven't tried.

Useful for... Beginners

Flavour Map

Scottish whisky flavour profiles from Fine dining lovers

It doesn't come much simpler or much more useful than this - 86 Scottish whiskies broken down into 12 flavour categories.

Useful for...... when you want help picking a whisky


Picture: Christopher Graham

Rare whisky by RW10

This handy guide breaks down rare whiskies, showing the most popular, their auction values and investment.

Useful for... those who want to use whisky as an investment

Picture: RW10

Picture: RW10

Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.

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