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Past Events

Below is a list of our past events to give you a flavour of what we do

at our tastings and the people we partner with.

All About the Malt

Burns Night - 25.01.2023 - OUR FIRST EVER TASTING!

  • RedBreast 12yo Cask Strength 2021

  • Bruichladdich “the Organic” 2011

  • Daftmill 15yo Cask Strength

FOOD PARTNER: Jacques from Coco Caravan

Desert Island Whisk[ie]s


  • Arran Sherry Bodega

  • Bunnahabhain 12yo Cask Strength (‘21)

  • Tobermory 24yo Oloroso

FOOD PARTNER: Matthew Beardshall from Wilder restaurant

There can be only one: the Highlanders


  • Nc’Nean Organic Single Malt

  • The Dalmore 15yo

  • Ben Nevis 23yo Chorlton Whiskies

FOOD PARTNER: Josh from Choux Bun Appetit

Something Spey-cial


  • Glenallachie 10yo Cask Strength 

  • Macallan 12yo Sherry Oak

  • Glenfarclas 25yo

Luck of the Irish: Whiskies for St. Patrick’s Day


  • Waterford Gaia

  • Redbreast 12yo Cask Strength

  • Midleton Very Rare 2022

FOOD PARTNER: Matthew Beardshall from Wilder restaurant

One for my baby: A Tasting for Islay


  • Ardbeg 10yo 

  • Lagavullin Distiller's Ed 2022 (LGV 4/510)

  • Bruichladdich Octomore 10.2 Edition

FOOD PARTNER: The Cotswold Curer

A walk through the Glens


  • Glenallachie 10yo Cask Strength

  • Glen Scotia Victoriana

  • Glenfarclas 25yo

New vs Old World Wines


For this event we compared two New World Wines with two Old World Wines, and were honoured to be joined by Ken Silverio of Catena Family Wines

Campbeltown I wish you were whisky


  • Kilkerran 12yo

  • Glen Scotia Victoriana

  • Springbank 21yo Private Cask

  • Kilkerran Port Cask Strength

FOOD PARTNER: Tom Herbert from The Long Table

Smoke nights: Peaty whisky


  • Ledaig 10yo

  • Kilkerran Heavily Peated batch 7

  • Laphroaig 18yo​

  • Surprise dram

FOOD PARTNER  - The Herbert Brothers from  The Long Table


Rum, Forrest, Rum!


  • Hampden 8yo

  • Appleton 12yo

  • Mount Gay Port Cask Expression

  • Mystery dram

FOOD PARTNER - Cococaravan

A barrel conundrum: Ex-Bourbon or ex-Sherry? 


  • Tobermory 12yo

  • Arran Sherry Cask

  • Bruichladdich Organic 2011 

  • Macallan 12 year old Sherry Oak

FOOD PARTNER: Wheymore cheese! Mmmm, cheese...

The new face of American Whiskey


  • Michter’s Bourbon

  • Barrell Seagrass

  • Westland Garryana

  • Mystery dram

FOOD PARTNER: Matthew Beardshall from Wilder

Mull over Kintyre: the stable of Springbank


  • Springbank 10yo

  • Longrow Classic Peated

  • Kilkerran 8yo Cask Strength Port Cask

  • Mystery Dram

FOOD PARTNER: Cotswold Handmade Meringues

​David & Goliath: A case for cask strengh


  • Bunnahabhain 12

  • Bunnahabhain 12 Cask Strength (2021 release)

  • Glenallachie 10

  • Glenallachie 10yo Cask Strength (batch #7)

FOOD PARTNER: Homemade cakes made by Athila's wife 

A Wild Sommelier - dinner @ Wilder Restaurant


A superb 8-course meal paired with an exquisite Holy Spirits' wine selection prepared by Athila, working the floor as a Sommelier. 

  • Telmont Brut Reserve NV

  • Bourgogne Aligote "Les Auvonnes Au Pepe", Sylvain Patailley 2020

  • Quinta de la Cruz Mazuelo, Rioja, Miguel Merino 2019

  • Alban Vineyards, Central Coast Viognier 2021

  • Morgon "Cuvee MMXVIII", Marcel Lapierre 2018

  • Holdvolgy Eloquence Tokaji Szamarodni 2011

Brandy it like Beckham

  • Calvados: Christian Drouin "XO" 

  • Cognac: Remy Martin XO from Jeroboam

  • Armagnac: de Montal 1962

  • Wilding Cider Perry Distillate (by Capreolus distillery)

FOOD PARTNER: A selection of cheese, charcuterie, breads & nuts

BBQ & Malt Night

  • Longrow Classic Peated Malt

  • Equipo Navazos La Bota de Grain Whisky #89

  • Westland Garryana #5

  • Ardnamurchan Core Release

FOOD PARTNER: BBQ Pit-master Shane McBagley

Ghostly BBQ


  • Renegade Old Bacolet Farm

  • Casa Dragones Tequila

  • The Lost Explorer Mezcal

  • DonJulio 1942 Tequila 

FOOD PARTNER: BBQ Pit-master Shane McBagley

A Wilder Sommelier


  • Champagne: Telmont Brut Reserve NV

  • Nc'Nean Organic Single Malt

  • Waterford Gaia 1.1 (Organic)

  • Longrow Classic Peated Malt

  • Red Wine: Vina Tondonia Reserva 2009

  • Tamdhu 15yo

  • Glengoyne Legacy Series #3

  • Michter's Ltd. Release Barrel Strength Rye (2022 edition)

Food partner: Chef Matt Beardshall from Wilder Restaurant

Our 1st Anniversary: digging up Athila's personal cellar treasures


  • Rare Millesime 2008 Champagne 

  • Chorlton Whisky: Ben Nevis 23yo

  • Port Charlotte Valinch  MDC:01 2008

  • Little Mill 12yo (Ghost Distillery)

  • l'extravagant de doisy daene 1996 

Food partner: Chef Matt Beardshall from Wilder Restaurant

Holy Smokes! A very BBQ Xmas dinner


  • Telmont Champagne Reserve Brut

  • Longrow 15yo pinot

  • Port Charlotte 10yo

  • Quinta Do Noval 1985 Vintage Port

Food partner: BBQ Pit-master Shane McBagley

Burn's Night Tasting 2024


Burn's night tasting at Holy Sprits of 4 fantastic drams with nibbles, hosted by Athila.

Legendary Juice: Springbank distillery


- Springbank 10yo
- Springbank distillery exclusive handfill
- Longrow RED 15yo Pinot Cask
- Hazelburn 21yo

Peat Heads


-  Nikka Taketsuru 

- Kilkerran Heavily Peated 

- Lagavulin The Distillers Edition 2022

- Kilkerran Port Cask 8yo

St Patrick's Tasting


- Blue Spot 7yo

- Waterford Lacken 1.1

- Dingle Batch 4 Single Malt 

- Redbreast 21yo

Sustainability in Whisky


- NcNean Organic Batch/RA08

- Waterford  Biodynamic Luna 1.1

- Bruichladdich Organic Barley 2012

- Glengoyne Legacy Series Chapter 3

Food Partner: Matthew Beardshall from Wilder Restaurant 

In Full Bloom


- "Supergraf" Gruner Veltliner Pichler-Krutzler 2019

- Fiano di Avelino Pietracupa 2019

- Cote Rotie "Vires de Serine" Robert Niero 2017

- Rioja Quinta de la Cruz Mazuelo, Miguel Merino 2020

Food Partner: BBQ-Pitmaster from Shane McBagley

Brave New World


- Domaine de Hautes Glaces ‘R18P23 Square’ Rye, France

- Equipo Navazos La Bota de Single Malt #104, Spain  

- Filey Bay Porter Cask Release, England

- Chichibu London Edition 2021, Japan

Food Partner: Matthew Beardshall from Wilder Restaurant 

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