Tag Archives: Alex Nicol

Spencerfield Christmas Cake. (Eat your heart out Delia.)

We have been “on the road” so much this muddy summer that I quite forgot to make our Christmas cake. (Flickr set here.) Walking with Doug and watching the tractor ploughing up the barley stubble jolted me from seasonal confusion and behold!, two Christmas cakes are in the larder maturing and steeping in the luxurious Continue reading..

Coverage in Whisky Pages.

The venerable and very well informed online magazine Whisky Pages wrote a nice piece about us this week. Providing it’s readers with an outline of Spencerfield, a mini-bio of Alex and a decent tasting review of Sheep Dip and Pig’s Nose. You can read the article yourself, on the www.Whisky-Pages.com website here:

Slainte! Another Satisfying Show.

Once again we were out and about with the Spencerfield Horsebox at a fantastic country show. This time it was the Scottish Game Conservancy Fair at Scone Palace, Perthshire. With hundreds, nay thousands of visitors being introduced to the delights of Sheep Dip and Pigs Nose over the 3 day event, by way of our Continue reading..

More great press coverage.

We’ve been getting some very good reviews of late, (and very grateful for them we are.) The latest, in the illustrious organ that is Whisky Magazine no less. In issue 64, an article entitled ‘Sheep Dip Returns’ Editor Ian Buxton describes us as a whisky that ‘stands out from the flock.’Read more here.

On the road again.

Ah 2007, the Summer of Love. Well it is if you love Sheep Dip & Pigs Nose, because we’ll be travelling all over the country to some of the UK’s top Agricultural Shows and Game Fairs spreading the spirit Spencerfield. And of course, allowing everyone we meet the opportunity to sample our illustrious flagship brands. Continue reading..

Nice write up from our US Importer of Sheep Dip & Pigs Nose.

Admiral, our New Jersey based US Importer & distributor has got a lovely write up on Sheep Dip & Pigs Nose on their web site. You can read more here.

Sheep Dippers across the water.

We often get letters from fans of Sheep Dip and Pigs Nose here at Spencerfield House, and this one, from some friends in Ireland, was typical of our post bag: It says what many of them say that there are little pockets of enthusiasts who get together regularly for a laugh and a gargle with Continue reading..

Hello world!

This is the very first post on the new Spencerfield Spirit blog. Hopefully as you read the posts we put up here, you’ll discover all about Sheep Dip and Pigs Nose, our beloved whisky brands. You see the trials and tribulations of being a small, family run business, within the giant Scottish drinks industry, the Continue reading..