Articles tagged with: Opinions
Sometimes It seems that every single Authority out there is trying to make whisky drinkers feel bad. be it taxation , customs, silly regulations (750ml bottles in the USA!?). joy.
The latest bit of idiocy is happening as we speak and is changing the reality of online whisky shops, and making the life of whisky lovers worldwide a little (or a …
I was not planning on writing this post, but a conversation on both twitter and on Facebook on the same day triggered this quick post.
A few whisky friends (@_MosStef_ , @sjoerd972 , and Gert Jan on FB ) were posting links to EMPTY whisky bottles (Ardbeg for example) being sold for around 40 EUR on eBay, and we all agreed …
Last week i got a very surprising email from Rob Gard, a writer and lover of whisky, he has been living whisky for the past years, and writing whisky for longer than I have even enjoyed whisky. Rob asked me if i am willing to be interviewed for his blog, which is now being resurrected (after a long time not …
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This month’s whisky RT hosted by Peter from “the casks” blog deals with distillery tours and what makes them fun enjoyable and memorable. the question was :
What makes for a positive distillery tour experience? How much of a role does the visitor centre play in the experience? The access to the facility? The distillery manager or tour guide?
Having just …
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It’s time for this month’s Round table, and are host for this month is Mike C, from the Whisky Party blog. This month the format is changed, and the fellow knights are commenting below the post, this gives you also the possibility to join in the discussion , cool.
This month’s question is related to the old and great whisky:
The Parting …
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This month I am happy to be hosting the Round table, and I’ve chosen a question that really interests, me also one I’ve been asked on many occasions by fellow whisky enthusiasts:
Multiple aging locations – do they add complexity, and enhance the spirit, or are they only PR stunts?
"Lately we’ve seen a few examples of distilleries aging their whisky in …
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Another month has passed and it’s time for our round table for March. This time a few new knights have arrived to the table while a few have left. Let me welcome our new knights :
Steffen Bräuner & James Saxon
We were discussing new make, and the question was :
In recent years we’ve seen a good few releases of not-quite-whisky-yet or …
It all started as a twitter meme I was starting, and I thought I’d share those little things we see on whisky labels that sometimes drives us, whisky geeks out of our minds. ordered from silliest to silly.
#1 : Aged in oak casks
Really? a scotch aged in oak casks, who would have thought it possible. DUH! of course no indication …
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Again, This time of month has come and February’s Round Table sessions is hosted by Keith of the Emporium. He has asked 3 simple questions regarding our views on whisky festivals :
Which, if any, festivals are you planning or hoping to attend this year?
What dictates your choice(s) here; Is it location and perhaps ease of travel, or is it more?