Countdown to Glasgow Whisky Festival

If you love highland malt, attending Glasgow’s Whisky Festival – the largest of its kind – would definitely be on your bucket list. Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland is home to some exceptional distilleries such as Clydeside, Auchentoshan, Glengoyne, Isle of Arran, as well as fascinating whisky tours.

Even if you miss visiting them on your tour, head to the festival and purchase their products from the stands. Some of the well-known distilleries such as Glasgow Distilling Company, Adelphi, Eden Mill and Kingsbarns will also put up stalls. 

The event will also host some established brands including Glenfiddich, Macallan, Gordon and MacPhail, and Whyte & Mackay, offering visitors a chance to sample some of their latest expressions. The newest distilleries such as BenRiach, Benromach, and Glendronach will also serve signature drinks.
Moreover, you may expect this year’s festival to feature culinary delights from world-renowned food specialists. Each tasting session will be accompanied by live music from local acoustic artists.
Since its inception in 2009, the festival has traditionally been held at Hampden Park, Glasgow. This year’s edition is going to be held on 14th November from 1pm to 5pm. Although many visitors come from overseas, the festival also attracts hundreds of local whisky lovers.

Organisers of Glasgow Whisky Festival predict that this year's extravaganza may hit the record books. (Thousands of tickets have already been sold.)
Glasgow’s rich heritage, coupled with a lively whisky carnival is as delightful as it can get. For the love of the most splendid of spirits, raise your glass to The Glasgow Whisky Festival. Cheers! 


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