Category Archives: Enthusiasts

Edinburgh Gin Cocktail Competition

This week has been a busy week and we have a undertaken another cocktail competition in association with the Scottish Society of Professional Bartenders. Barman Bruce Hamilton from Ondine in Edinburgh has been crowned the winner of Edinburgh Gin’s new cocktail competition hosted in association with the Scottish Society of Professional Bartenders. The competition put Continue reading..

Sheep Dip Old Hebridean scores near perfect 94/100!!

Sheep Dip ‘Old Hebridean’ 1990 has been awarded a near perfect 94 points in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2011 : ‘”Nose: every aspect has the buoyancy of an anchor, the subtlety of Hebridean winter winds. Thick peat offering both smoke and a kippery saltness is embraced by honey; Taste: big, weighty delivery with an immediate spice and honey Continue reading..

Inverkeithing Highland Games and Sheep Dip

“A great day for fun, frolic, fit races, ale and drunken folks” was had at Inverkeithing Highland Games on Saturday. Sheep Dip whisky was a proud  sponsor of our home town games. The sun came out for the 3500 visitors who converged on the Ballast Bank  to enjoy the various traditional events including tests of strength, track events, Highland dancing Continue reading..

Best Dressed – The SheepDipper

Well done to groom Vicki who won ‘best turned out’ in the 2.25 at Kelso races on Wednesday for The SheepDipper – good work !!!! Doesn’t he look lovely and with his  first ever trip over hurdles he is coming on in leaps and bounds. Catch his second outing over the jumps next week at Continue reading..

Hairy Bikers star at Accrington

Hairy Bikers star at Accrington, originally uploaded by Spencerfield Spirit. Despite the snow the good people of Lancashire flocked to the Accrington Food Festival where the hairy bikers Dave Myers and Si King topped the bill – it certainly proved worth the trek for everone and we were thrilled when the boys after two busy Continue reading..

Selby Game Fair

Snowdrops fading, daffodils flowering and spring advancing we set off for Selby Game Fair – that was after extensive remedial work to Dolly the Truck and the resultant MOT. It was touch and go whether works would be completed on time but they duly were and we arrived in Selby under cover of darkness, set Continue reading..

Costco California

. Here we go, again…back on the road, again…. la, la, la ………….and looking forward to it. Alex is just back from stores in Houston, Dallas and Austin, Texas then headed on to CostCo stores in Danville and Mount View, California.  He was easy enough to spot as was the only one wearing tartan trews and looking sad because Continue reading..

Poor Dug

Poor Dug, originally uploaded by Spencerfield Spirit. It was a long, not-so-hot summer and a busy autumn Christmas rush so Dugs had his work cut out getting all those dispatches loaded and other general supervisory duties. Sad to say, whilst indulging in a few games of tag and general rough and tumble with Purdie, one Continue reading..