Ailidh Forlan, Author at Drinkly

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‘To not respect the power of the Kraken is to not respect the sea.’   Named after the mythical sea creature, Kraken Black Spiced Rum is nothing short of a beast.   What’s the tale? Kraken is a contemporary Caribbean black spiced rum, having only been introduced to the market in 2010. Stories say that […]

As adults, there always seems to be a huge degree of nostalgia attached to our childhoods. The way life was less complicated before we understood the concept of time; how jumpers for goalposts seemed like the best idea anyone had ever had; when that leftover ten pence in your pocket was enough to get you […]

Is there anything more perfectly Scottish than a good dram? There’s no denying that whisky is something we do incredibly well but sometimes the sheer volume of choice can be a wee bit overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to give you the lowdown on 10 of our amazing whiskies, all ready and waiting for your […]

Rosé is cool, contemporary, and irresistibly delicious. It’s perfect on every occasion, and serves as a nice middle ground between red and white wine. Historically speaking, it was most red wines that actually resembled what we call rosé today, so this modern favourite has been popular for a much longer time than you’d think. The […]

There’s no place like home, and when Drinkly HQ is in Scotland with it’s abundance of quality spirits and beers, for us, there’s no drinks like those from home! If you’re in Scotland and you’re searching for more local beverages to try, you’re in the right place. Drinkly has a brilliant selection of Scottish drinks […]

Whisky cocktails are absolutely one of life’s great pleasures, but finding good recipes that stray from the norm can be almost impossible. Fortunately, we’ve done the hard work for you to find delicious cocktails that involve a little bit more creativity than simply adding ginger beer and calling it a fancy name. Johnnie Walker, a […]

We’re used to seeing the same-old with vodka. They’re made from potatoes or wheat, sold in some fancy bottle worth a good bit of the price, and produced without the love and care handcrafted products have put into them. Tito’s Handmade Vodka was introduced into the market in 1997 to challenge this, and we’re all […]

  In the world of alcohol, it’s common to find something that you love and just stick with it. With so many different choices and the wide range of options, it’s just easy to find your perfect wine, beer or favourite vodka brand and then stop looking. At Drinkly, we think this is a real […]

It’s gin o’clock, baby! When it comes to being both fashionable and practical, pink gin always comes out on top. Once upon a time… The origin of pink gin is thought to lie within the Royal Navy. Plymouth gin is considered a ‘sweet’ gin in contrast to London gin, which is known as a ‘dry’ […]

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