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[24 Mar 2014 | 3 Comments | 473 views]
Tasting four Jameson expressions on St. Patrick’s Day : #JamesonWhiskey

St. Patrick’s day, what else can you do? Wear green? and drink Irish whiskey, right? what better than drink some whisky with whiskey/whisky mates from all over the world? well, nothing. I was extremely happy to be invited to this twitter tasting of four Jameson expressions by Steve Rush of the whisky wire, and get to taste maybe one of …

Headline, Jura, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter, Uncategorized »

[3 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 956 views]
Back to Jura–the Jura 50 Twitter tasting [#Jura50TT]

Back to Jura then, in the spirit – that is, and no better timing than Feis Ile which is happening right now , and Jura distillery taking part in it as usual. I’ve written in length about my visit to the Isle of Jura in the past – that magical place which hosts about 188 people and over 6,000 deer, …

2010, Grain, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[2 May 2013 | One Comment | 788 views]
The Glory of the grain tweet tasting – #GrainWhiskyTT

So, Grain whisky. It’s a well kept secret, but Single Grain whisky can be amazingly good. I’ve been advocating single grain for some time now, reviewed a few samples but I still felt i needed to try more, and what a better opportunity than to try it at one of Steve’s Twitter tastings and Arkwrights Whisky and Wines , who …

Featured, Headline, Mackmyra, Sweedish, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter, Uncategorized »

[4 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 940 views]
The #Mackmyra2013 twitter tasting

This is the 600th post on the blog, and i can not think of a better way to celebrate it , than with 5 Swedish drams. so here’s to another 600!
Almost one year passed since the last Mackmyra blind tasting on twitter organized by Colin (the scots dreamer) and Angela D’orazio, Master Blender At Mack. How time flies. This tasting should have …

Featured, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter, Wemyss »

[15 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,184 views]
Wemyss malts Twitter tasting – November 2012

Wemyss Malts, one of my favourite affordable Indie bottlers, always bottling fine casks, at reasonable prices. I’ve reviewed most of their range in recent years , and was delighted to participate in another one of Steve’s excellent twitter tasting events. This time we were to taste 4 expressions from Wemyss : One blended malt (the hive 12) , …

Guest posts, Headline, Twitter »

[14 Jun 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,455 views]
My First Whisky Tasting: A Night with the Boys (or the first Anglo Israeli whisky tweetup)

I’m very happy to present to you , our first ever female guest post on the blog. Women also dig whisky, and their voice should be heard loud and clear, so please welcome our guest blogger Ruth, and first, a short intro:
Usually dabbling in the hotel and tourism arena, Ruth has learned to admire fine single malts. Hailing from the …

English, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[6 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 1,207 views]
The English Whisky Co. twitter tasting event–#EWCTT

The English whisky company has been around a few years, and been distilling since 2006. i only tasted a few of their whiskies before (chapter 11 heavily peated ) and was really thrilled when I was told  by Steve Rush, organizer of this event and chief whisky man at The Whiky wire Blog I’m participating in this twitter tasting. The …

Cooley, Featured, Headline, Irish, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[8 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,813 views]
The Cooley twitter tasting event : #cooleyTT–summary and notes

A few weeks ago, Steve of the Whisky Wire was asking on twitter who wanted to join in for a Cooley Irish whiskey tasting event online. I am not the one to miss on such an event, and I really was looking forward to getting to know a few whiskies I have yet to try from the Irish. The lineup …

Blind Tasting, Featured, Headline, Mackmyra, Tasting Event, Twitter »

[13 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,912 views]
A blind Mackmyra Twitter tasting event

A long time passed since I last tasted a Mackmyra. The last twitter tasting was lots of fun, and left me wanting more. I was very happy to hear that Colin (the scots dreamer) and Angela D’orazio (Master blender at Mackmyra) are holding another online tasting, this time Blind!
A few weeks ago a lovely package arrived with 5 sample bottles …

Balblair, Featured, Headline, Highlands, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 1,981 views]
Tasting  new Balblair – 2001 vintage

Balblair. That wonderful little distillery in the village of Ederton. Something good is hapenning there, and a new vintage has just came out, the 2001. The 2001 was introduced just earlier last week, at the distillery in an event at Balblair’s new visitor facility (just opened, was not open even a few months ago when I visited the distillery) . …