Islay Festival of Malt and Music 2006

Saturday, May 27th

Lagavulin Distillery The first event of the Festival week is at Lagavulin distillery. This year we were lucky to have a sunny day.

Lagavulin Distillery

Lagavulin Distillery The famous Islay oysters are present on many a occasion. They are fairly cheap and delicious!

Islay Oysters

Lagavulin Distillery Checking the casks for leakage is done with a hammer. The sound will tell you if the cask is OK.

Lagavulin Cask Checking

Lagavulin Distillery Many people attend the nosing&tasting almost all distilleries have. At Lagavulin we tasted a 40 yo whisky, just to find out that it was horrible! Age does not become every whisky, so we were taught.

Lagavulin Nosing and Tasting

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