The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS), Harris Gin, Arran Whisky and Douglas Laing are the latest names to join the line-up at this year’s Stirling SpiritFEST.
The SMWS will host the opening night whisky tasting at Stirling Distillery – located just below Stirling Castle – on Friday 28th October and attend the Whisky Festival on the 29th October.
Douglas Laing will host one of the whisky masterclasses during the festival, while the Isle of Harris Distillery will be at the Gin Festival on Saturday 5th November with their sugar kelp-infused Harris gin.
Stirling SpiritFEST is the annual celebration of Scottish spirits and beyond, running from the 28th October through to the 6th November and will include both gin and whisky festivals on back-to-back weekends.
The festival will offer more opportunities for spirit workshops and masterclasses and will include a range of drinks-based events at venues across Stirling mid-week including a rum masterclass from Matugga Rum Distillery on 3rd November.