Eric Linklater - Tour Guide and Bar Supervisor

A keen musician, Eric studied Traditional Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire in Glasgow and can often be seen performing on the fiddle and piano at special events in the Distillery. He also teaches, composes and plays professionally all over the country. Two summers spent working at the Scapa whisky distillery ignited his interest in quality craft spirits and he joined the team full-time in September 2018.

What do you like most about working at the Orkney Distillery?

I love being part of such a great team of people and helping to develop and promote an innovative Orkney product.

What is your favourite drink from the bar?

Aurora gin with a spiced orange ginger ale – tasty and refreshing.