Category Archives: On the road

Edinburgh Gin @ Edinburgh 10′s Rugby Festival

Spencerfield Spirit will be at the Edinburgh 10′s Rugby Festival on Saturday 23 June. Come and join Hattie at our pop-up bar, where she will be serving gin and tonics for £3. She will be there from 10am until the bar shuts at 6pm. The best 10s Rugby Festival takes place at the home of Continue reading..

Forthcoming events – back on the road for 2012

Our first big fair in 2012 will be next weekend. Come and see us at the Weald of Kent Craft Show. It takes place at Penshurst Place Nr Tonbridge. Over 250 different stands from around the UK bringinh you the very best in unusual and inspiring crafts, not usually found on the high street. Something Continue reading..

The SheepDipper Improving

Well done to The SheepDipper team – getting better and finishing 7th in the 2:20 from Perth yesterday. Hopefully a top 3 finish is not far away?? We all missed the race as we were out on the road bringing you Sheep Dip and Pig’s Nose at Edinburgh Taste , Holker Hall and Chatsworth House. Continue reading..

Down the Road in’09 -Well??

Spencerfield Spirit are still clocking up the miles to bring our unique whiskies to you  in 2009. After the holiday weekend at  Hampton Court and  Country Fest in Kendal. We roll ever onwards and upwards 2: *Inverleith Park in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. The new venue is the popular Chef’ing Fest that is ‘Taste of Edinburgh’. Continue reading..

Alex Down Under

With our new New Zealand importer and distributor -hi I.Q. distribution – Alex attended the excellent “Dram Fest” organised by Michael from Whisky Galore! Kicking off with a bit of a party on Friday night then manning the barricades from 2pm to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Alex has attended many whisky festivals and tastings Continue reading..

Down under

Snow, artic temperatures, a severe case of builders and itchy feet of late have proved too much for Alex and he’s headed south for some sunshine. Firstly, to meet with Andy Skene our agent at Spirit of Scotland in Singapore where our first delivery of Sheep Dip and Pigs Nose has just arrived….then on to Continue reading..

Don’t try this at home.

Brian McGregor, head of Art at new, hot, Edinburgh creative consultancy mightysmall sent me the above illustration. It’s has been suggested that the daring young chap on this cover, from a 1950′s French farming magazine, is non-other than a young Alex Nicol. The truth of this, I couldn’t possibly say, but I suppose the only Continue reading..

Alex in New York.

I’ve just returned from a somewhat exhausting, but very enjoyable, 10 day ‘meet-greet-press-the-flesh’ trip to New York. Meeting up with our esteemed distributors Admiral Imports, a huge round of retailers and engaging in some very interesting brand introductions and tastings. Not least of which was the Malt Advocate’s amazing WhiskyFest, on Tuesday 30th of Oct, Continue reading..


‘Badvertising’ is the category Kevin over at the Scotch Blog puts this new campaign from Canadian Club into. His post is well worth a read, as are some of the hilarious, ‘helpful suggestions’ for additional headlines in the campaign in the comments section of Kevins post. A couple of observations raised here at Spencerfield when Continue reading..

“Back on the road again”- (there’s a song there somewhere!)

Back to work Dug, originally uploaded by Spencerfield Spirit. After a couple of weeks in the office wrestling with VAT and the likes we finally have a wee bit of professional help – in the form of a real bookeeper, with experience, to keep us right. Susan hails from Dunning a village in the Ochils somewhere Continue reading..