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The Islay Festival 2019 Boutique-y Tall Ship Tasting

This is a very special tasting with ‘Captain’ Dave Worthington of That Boutique-y Whisky Company.

Aside from an exclusive tasting, your surroundings will be very conducive too, among the sails and boons aboard the Tall Ship ‘The Flying Dutchman’!

We welcome to the Dutchman, Mr. Dave Worthington, legendary ex-blogger of Whisky Discovery fame and now ploughing his furrow as erstwhile Global Brand Ambassador for That Boutique-y Whisky Company! Dave has assured us he is putting together a tasting par excellence, a tour de force – or just some damn fine drams to you and me!

The Flying Dutchman is is over 100 years old, having been rebuilt and refurbished to accommodate passengers in 2004, She is a sight to behold and has a fascinating story herself, which the ship’s crew can tell you all about whilst aboard.

This is a fantastic opportunity to look around this historic boat whilst tasting some very good whiskies – what more could you possibly want?!

We’ll be boarding the Dutchman at Caol Ila Distillery at 10.45am sharp. You will be taken on a rib to the ship where the tasting will commence. You won’t need your sea legs for this one as we will be safely anchored at Caol Ila, but you may want waterproofs (if it rains) and grippy shoes for the deck!

*Please note that all Tall Ship Tastings are weather dependent.