As the Highland games and tourist season is still in full swing here in Scotland we thought we'd re-introduce you to our Scottish Clans

There are well over 150 Clans and family collectives in Scotland. 

(from Gaelic word clann, literally 'children' or more broadly 'kindred') is a bond for many Scottish people..

Like whisky Clans have their own story to tell and give a sense of shared identity and descent to members. Clans traditionally have their own tartan, typically dating back to the 19th century, which many members now incorporate into kilts or other clothing.

in 2021 Angels' Share Glass designed and wove it's on legacy tartan Whisky & Water. not linked to any clan but unique in every thread. in our own preference We associated with the Young Clan, Rue Castle, near Jedburgh in the Scottish borders, is the site of a castle once held by the Youngs that was torched by the English in 1513 and 1545 ( oh dear )

         Whisky & Water Tartan

Today clan societies around the world form a global Scottish community, celebrating their Scottish legacy and keeping the flame of their heritage burning bright as far afield as Australia , South Africa, New Zealand and of course The US and Canada.

Our Clan Whisky Angels make perfect gifts and celebrate both the genealogy and our national tipple. Featuring pewter clan crests and created by skilled craftsmen, make the perfect gift for Highland Games and Clan Gatherings.

       Whisky Clan Angels

The hit TV series Outlander has also highlighted the clans to the masses, the main character Jamie Fraser is representative of one of the first Frasers - despite being fictional this programme tries to be historically accurate, most of the time. have you watched it?

Whether you are a Macdonald or a Campbell the romance of belonging to a clan in modern day times is desirable. The Scotch Malt Whisky Society paired whisky with clans in 2014 called "clans and drams"

Our Clan Water Droppers are the perfect tool for clansmen wanting to share a dram. Just one drop of water can change the composition of your whisky, so if you like a wee drop in your dram, these whisky water droppers are perfect for you.

      Clan droppers

We have a wide selection of Clan Crests available, but don't worry if you can't see your Clan available. Send us over a message or email, and we should be able to source the relevant crest for you.

 After the Battle of Culloden in 1746, when the last Jacobite rising came to an end under the control of Bonnie Prince Charlie, the clan system began to break down and the Highland clearances saw thousands of Scots emigrate south and also to the new lands of America and Canada. The battleground is near Inverness and is now looked after by The National Trust for Scotland.

This historic movement of the Clans is recognised by clan chieftains all across the globe passing down the titles and traditions. Clan gatherings and Highlands games now take place all across the world. 

Check out 'Visit Scotland' to learn more about some of Scotland's whisky regions with ancestral ties!