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  • Mother's Day Special: A Tribute to a Special Mum and a Real Angel

    As Mother’s Day approaches Karen, and her colleagues, wanted to pay tribute to one of the firm’s most important people - her mum Bette Young who died earlier this year. It was Bette and her devoted husband Tom who laid the foundations for Angels’ Share Glass when Tom’s flair for creating beautiful glass products and Bette’s determination led the couple to set up Village Glass many decades ago. Thr...

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  • That Boutiquey Whisky Company - Twitter Tasting

    What a mouth full!  On the 15th of March myself and many others in the great whisky twittersphere were selected to take part in a twitter tasting. For those not in the know, a twitter tasting is when a few people get on twitter at the same time to taste and talk about the whisky they are enjoying or perhaps not enjoying. This weeks offering was a quirky set of whiskies from a very hip and refreshi...

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  • Tulips from Amsterdam.. Our trip to The Spirit of Amsterdam

    Last weekend we travelled to the wonderful city of Amsterdam for our first European whisky festival. We were invited to attend the Spirit of Amsterdam, a festival now in its fourth year, held in the magnificent Zuiderkerk. The Zuiderkerk is a 17th-century Protestant church in the Nieuwmarkt area of Amsterdam. The church played an important part in the life of Rembrandt and was the subject of a pai...

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  • Celebrating the Women Who Power Angel's Share Glass

    As International Women’s Day approaches - as well as Mother's Day, so we thought our customers might like to learn a little about the women behind our firm. It may surprise you to know the staff and freelancers who work for Angels’ Share Glass are practically all female and most are mothers. That may be because the firm offers flexible working practices allowing for part-time hours and times which...

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  • Gifts for St. Patrick's Day

    Every year on March 17, the Irish around the world, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  St Patrick is said to have brought Christianity into Ireland in the 5th century and while the day used to be observed as a religious occasion, over time it has become a fully fledged international celebration of all things Irish.  Amongst traditions like wearing green to become invisible to leprechauns that would oth...

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  • The Art of the Compliment Revived by Google Reviews

    How often do you take the time to write a positive review or simply compliment someone when you’ve received good customer service or a product which has exceeded your expectations? A quick poll of friends and family suggests we’re generally quicker to complain about a bad product or service than we are to take the time to pay a compliment about a good experience! Yet compliments by their very natu...

  • The Fife Whisky Trail

    This post was contributed to our blog by Justine at KaskWhisky.com The Kingdom of Fife is currently undergoing a renaissance in whisky making. With Douglas Clement’s ‘Dream to Dram’ creation of Kingsbarns distillery, Eden Mill’s innovative new wood policy, the opening of Lindores distillery in autumn this year, the ingenuity of Inchdairnie, the huge presence of Cameronbridge grain distillery, all ...

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  • Festive Whisky Drinks for Your Christmas Party

    ’Tis the season to be jolly… and enjoy some tasty, soul-warming whisky drinks on these dark winter nights. In addition to the simple pleasure we derive from a wee dram, with or without a spot of water, we’re also partial to a little whisky cocktail now and then. So we thought we’d share three of our favourite recipes with you, along with some complementary snack recommendations that you could serv...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Fourteen

    AINNEAMH - Speyside 18 year oldNose: sweet and fruity with apple crumble, toffee, ripe bananas, pear drops, cinnamon rolls. Also some malty & underlying gentle floral notes that come wrap this pleasant moment up!Palate: didn't decipher the gentle smoke in the nose but can't deny it now. There's also some brown sugar, gentian, rosemary honey, honeysuckle & some drier notes appearing towards the end...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Thirteen

    Day 13 - A.D Rattray - Auchroisk 1991 (25yo) Nose: Rich and rather complex. Say hello to a whole gourmet world made of pear drops, cooked red apples, christmas spices and pastry dough. But that's not all... I can also pick up some delicious nutty notes, bee wax, honey-glazed almond biscuits, maple syrup and precious wood.  Palate: Chewy, thick and warm with both sweet and hot spices, strong oak no...

  • FREE Hot Toddy Set Giveaway

    Register to win a FREE Angels' Share Hot Toddy Set worth £22. Naughty or nice? Doesn't matter, we have another fantastic giveaway for you! The Hot Toddy Set comprises our hot toddy jelly, created for us by The Wee Kitchen Company in Stirling, a mini Glencairn glass and a handmade glass stirring spoon. They all sit on an oak barrel stave wooden stand, wrapped ready for Santa and would make an idea...

  • Secret Santa Gift Guide for £10 or Less

    Are you a Secret Santa to a whisky lover this year?! If you are struggling for inspiration, we have made a selection of the perfect small gifts of £10 or less to surprise and delight a friend or colleague. Just scroll our Secret Santa gift guide and pick your favourite quickly – Christmas is just around the corner!   Glass Bauble with choice of Whisky Quote - £10.00 A beautiful hand blown glass b...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Twelve

    DAY TWELVE - LOST DISTILLERY CO. - Gerston Nose: light and malty with buttery vanilla, toffee and subtle fruity notes of tropical fruits. After a few seconds, some spices appear as well as a gentle cloud of smoke and a pleasant briny aroma.  Palate: quite frank, although well-balanced with plenty of honey, plum brandy, apricot jam and something mineral in the background - Not to forget the peaty/s...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Eleven

    Dec 11 – Kiln Embers – Wemyss Malts Nose : I may be a bit biased here – I actually awarded this dram last year in my « whisky awards 2015 » so obviously… I really like it. The nose delivers a perfect balance between sweet aromas & rich peat smoke with hints of tangerines, maple syrup, roasted pork (yep…), burnt caramel and toasted nuts. Palate : Its name speaks for itself – and if you already like...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Ten

    Dec 10 – A.D Rattray – 2007 Glenallachie 8yo Nose : Oh My ! This is deliciously sweet and gourmet :D Buttery vanilla, toasties with pineapple jam, orange blossom-flavoured brioche, caramel, white chocolate & honey. A real sugary feast for the nose ! Palate : I don’t know if it’s the fact that I have wrongly tasted the peaty Loch Lomond before, but I feel a certain earthiness in this dram too, whic...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Nine

    Dec 9 – Single Cask Nation – Loch Lomond 10 year old (distilled in 2006) Nose : elegant with some floral, earthy, mineral notes. Although a bit spirity. I pick up some underlying hints of walnuts, eucalyptus & heather. Palate : A peaty Loch Lomond expression with masses of earthy aromas flowing onto the palate but still showing a smooth appeal with sweet spices, brown sugar & cookie dough. Finish...

  • The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Eight

    Dec 8 – The Malt Whisky Co. – Glenrothes 8yo Nose : Rich and nutty with dried fruits, pecan pie, fruit brandy & toasted walnuts – a gourmet nose for sure, I also pick up some notes of croissant crust, wherter’s Original, Rum & Raisins ice cream & tonka bean. Got a sweet tooth ? That’s something for you ! (Meaning, that’s something for me :D ) Palate : Thick, almost syrupy and complex enough.  stil...

  • The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Seven

    Dec 7 – Samaroli – 2008  Allt A Bhainne (7yo) Nose : light and spiritely with plums, cardamom, a touch of anise (fennel ?). Quite a malty and slightly floral profile as well with a suprising hint of milk chocolate in the very background. Just enough to get me intrigued and willing to know what the palate will deliver :D Palate : fairly easy-drinking and light with more floral notes, wood spices, c...

  • The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Six

    Dec 6 – Anneamh – Highlands 18yo (57%) Nose : Rich, fruity and almost syrupy with cooked peaches, red berries (raspberry jam ?), vanilla, mahogany wood, sweet spices and yummy ginger bread cookies :p Palate : Thick and well-balanced – a gentle smokiness comes through without overpowering the fruity and more subtle aromas. Also some woody, spicy and sugary notes – slightly bitter towards the end. F...

  • ANGELS’ SHARE GLASS BAUBLES – JUST PERFECT FOR A PROPOSAL!

    This Valentine’s Day, we hope to make you smile with a special love story and how our Angels had a unique share in it! It all began when our loyal customer Colin Clark came up with an unusual way to propose to his partner, Elaine – using one of our gorgeous handblown glass baubles. The hand-decorated baubles come with the choice of a whisky quote sealed inside - or customers can add their own pers...

  • Tradition Meets Modern - Angels’ Share Glass Rebrand

      Celebrate our rebrand with a fantastic giveaway competition! For a chance to WIN a one of a kind angels signed and made by MBE Tom Young filled with 25ml of Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban Whisky, all you have to do is register below! Winner will be announced on 13 February 2017. Good luck! Keep scrolling for more information on our recent change of logo! Subscribe to our mailing list * indi...

  • Celebrate Burn's Night with a Perfect Whisky Gift!

    Each year on the 25th January, people in Scotland and around the world hold Burns’ Night celebrations to mark the birthday of our nation’s most famous and beloved poet, Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns (1759-1796). Throughout his short life, he penned an incredible number of works, the most famous of which is Auld Lang Syne. This iconic poem is well-known across the globe as the song of choice for welcoming ...

  • Master Glassblower Tom Young Awarded MBE

    OUR TOM AWARDED AN MBE IN NEW YEAR HONOURS! We’re delighted to let you know that our talented glassmaker and co-founder Tom Young has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list. It’s fantastic to be starting the New Year with such great news! Tom has been given the honour to mark his long service to the glassmaking industry and in the summer, he’ll travel to London to receive his MBE from th...

  • Hogmanay and First Footing Tradition in Scotland

      We have a wonderful selection of Christmas and Hogmanay (that's New Year's Eve in Scotland) whisky gifts this year, including hampers, hot toddy sets and whisky droppers. Our most popular by far, however, are our Glass Baubles and Whisky Angels, which make the perfect small present or stocking filler for any whisky fan. They are especially appropriate as a ’first footing’ gift on Hogmanay. As t...

  • A BOOST FOR TWO OF OUR FAVOURITE CHARITIES!

    We’re delighted to let customers know that our two fundraising initiatives for 2016 raised more than £500 for charity. Angels’ Share Glass has donated £385 to Poppy Scotland and £125 to Diabetes UK thanks to our generous customers! Each year we raise money for Poppy Scotland via our limited run of Poppy Whisky Angels during the approach to Armistice Day. They feature one of our signature Angels ho...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Christmas Day

    Dec 25: 1980 Samaroli Blend - 34year Old Merry Christmas Everyone! Nose: some delicious festive aromas of presents, fairy lights, carols & turkey.... Oh wait, I'm digressing. Merry Christmas everyone! What best way to finish those 25-days-of-whisky-reviews than with an exquisite blend from Samaroli, bearing an impressive 34 years-old age statement :o.  As soon as my glass approaches my nose, I can...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar Day 24

    Dec 24 - Single Cask Nation - Bunnahabhain 1988 28yo Nose: coastal/briny notes first appear at first sniff, quickly followed by some delicate hints of sandal wood, jasmin, lavender tea, lime & leather & callissons d'Aix (sorry if you don't know what I'm refering to... But hey, Google never disappoints ;) )  Palate: a full array of spices from white pepper to star anise, cardamom & citrus peel. Ra...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar Day 23

    Dec 23 - Samaroli Peaty (1995) 20yo Nose: lightly grassy with also aromas of buttery vanilla, dried fruits, baked apples - the earthy tones are very discreet on the nose, way more than I expected! Palate: the peatiness now appears, but still in a very gentle way. The palate is fruity and balanced with plenty of orchard fruits, nuts, toffee bonbons, wood spices, mocachino & a hint of cold tobacco ...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day 22

    It's Tom's Birthday so this is a cracker to celebrate! Adelphi - 1988 Cambus (27yo)  Nose: a delicious cocktail of fruits with summer berries and tropical fruits. Quite light and delicate with some flora notes of fresh cut grass, rose water, soft vanilla & floral honey.  Palate: creamy, woody, well balanced and rather complex with different layers of flavours. Oak, sweet spices, rum & raisin ice c...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day 21

    Dec 21 - Wemyss Malts - Marmalade Appeal (Glenrothes 27 year old) Nose: light and waxy with orange peel & other citrus hints, banana bread & brown sugar, Turkish delights & some rubbery notes.  Palate: I am a sucker for Glenrothes single casks and this one is not exception to the rule! I particularly like the kind of "meatiness" in here, as well as the citrus notes and creamy sweet spices like a c...

  • Scotch Whisky advent Calendar - Day 20

    Dec 20 - Secret Spirits - Speyside 26yo (undisclosed distillery) Nose: leathery, nutty & a bit dusty. This nose feels a bit like walking into your local antique shop with some aromas of old books & wood polish. Also some dried fruits, candied oranges, brown sugar & toffee Palate: Sweet & warm with roasted nuts, almonds, dates, figs & sweet spices.  Finish: medium with some aromas of coffee & caram...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Nineteen

    Dec 19 - 1995 Samaroli Spey (20 year old ) Nose: Fresh and juicy - this nose shows a full basket of fresh summer berries - somewhat acidulous with raspberries & pineapple juice. There's kind of a Spring-ish vibe in this whisky that I particularly like. Palate: The palate is still very fruity with some ripe bananas, sultanas & apricots joining the fruit salad. Also some hot & sweet spices, woody an...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Eighteen

    Dec 18 - 2005 Croftengea 11 year old Nose: sweet, gourmet & earthy with dark chocolate, caramel bonbons, honey-glazed barbecued bacon slices & raspberry granache (what a mix hey!). Palate: grassy & peppery with peat smoke. Also some notes of raw coffee grounds, cocoa & a certain sourness towards the end. Finish: medium and rather vegetable. Food Pairing: crême brulée

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Seventeen

    Dec 17 - Wemyss Malts - Applewood Bake (Invergordon 26 year old) Nose: quite a grassy example of grain whisky with cut grass, apple juice, vanilla, oak and some cereal notes of toasted bread.  Palate: Rather sugary with roasted marshmallows, French toast, almond croissant, pink praline & cupcake icing. This may sounds like a real feast but beware if you don't necassily have a sweet tooth ;)  Finis...

  • Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar - Day Sixteen

    Dec 16 - Samaroli - Islay 8yo (undisclosed distillery) Nose: oh hey, hello peat! You've come with your big muddy boots today! If you still think Islay is all about peaty whiskies, this one is definitely not here to prove the contrary... Still, I quite enjoy its big-smack-in-the-face vibe with a coastal/briny influence also showing some aromas of driftwood and pine resin. Feels a bit like spending ...

  • Festive Opening Times 2016/2017

    Please take note of our festive opening times. As a small manufacturing company we need our down time and so this is valuable time off for all our staff. Orders placed over the festive period will be despatched, either on the 28th/29th or in the New Year. Remember we will be checking our email through Christmas and New Year so feel free to drop us any query at info@angelsshareglass.co.uk. We clos...

  • Scotch whisky Advent Calendar- Day Fifteen

    Dec 15 - Malt Whisky Co. - Macduff 16 year old Nose: very fruit-forward with baked apples, pear drops and stewed orchard fruits. Also some notes of red berries, kumquat and a subtle underlying smokiness. Deliciously appealing! Palate: The smokiness now appears more present as soon as the liquid hits the palate. Still some fruity notes of apricot jam and cooked red apples. Warming and heartwarming,...

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  • Our Latest Angel Is Very Scottish

    We have a new arrival to our range of Whisky Angels, and this one is going to be popular with those who love this unique wee country. The Saltire Scotch Whisky Angel is flying the Scottish saltire flag and encapsulates a dram of Scotch whisky inside her. It comes with a gift box and can be gift-wrapped for you for a small extra charge if necessary. If you are looking for an unusual Scottish gift ...

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  • New Angel and Whisky Miniature Sets

    Our Whisky Angel captures a dram of whisky forever inside her handmade glass body. It's her whisky, not yours. But if you want some whisky for yourself then we've created the ideal set for you. Now you can buy our Angel complete with oak stand and a miniature of whisky so you can have a dram too. It all comes complete in a presentation box ready to gift (or keep for yourself). Order your Angel a...

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  • Autumn Distillery Tour Guide - Part 2

    We continue our two part autumn distillery tour with a few Scottish gems. Not only will you witness amazing sights and spectacular autumn hues on our tour, but you will taste some of the best whiskys in the world and find some of our bespoke products stocked in each and every one of the distilleries we featured. Enjoy!More

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