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Abbey Whisky, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 828 views]
Abbey Whisky Twitter Tasting–#abbeywhisky

Twitter tastings, they are a really cool way to get to know new whiskies, and the last one I’ve attended was just that, this time hosted (yet again) by Steve of the Whisky Wire and Mike from Abbey whisky. Now, Mike was generous enough to have shared some of his lovely single casks in the past two of which as …

Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Tomintoul »

[30 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,125 views]
Tomintoul Twitter tasting–#Tom1981

I’m rather ashamed to write that I am almost a Tomintoul virgin, having tasted so little of their line. But as it happens a few weeks ago I saw them twitting about a twitter tasting event featuring the 1981 vintage, and quickly registered on their Facebook page, to participate in the event. A few days later I got an email …

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

[3 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 851 views]
Balblair 1997 (2012 edition) at the #Balblair tweet tasting

When Lukasz of Alembic comms who does the media magic for Balblair (and some other Interbev brands) calls for a twitter tasting I am the first to join in, and with good reasons. Those events are always a treat, and Balblair is one of my favourite distilleries ever since I’ve visited a couple of years ago, and was very impressed …

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 | 938 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 | 1,182 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) , …

Headline, Old Ballantruan, Tasting Event, Tomintoul, Twitter »

[11 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 1,162 views]
Old Ballantruan Twitter Tasting #OB10TT

last night we gathered again with the help and guidance of Steve from The Whisky Wire, for a lovely twitter tasting. It has been quite some time since I sat in one of those (due to some samples arriving late etc. but this time all was on time). I almost forgot that Israel is now only 1 hour ahead of …

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 | 1,205 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 …

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

[4 Jun 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,552 views]
The AnCnoc Peter Arkle Twitter tasting

Just not long ago I posted news about the release of this dram from AnCnoc (april) , and here we are tasting the latest release (if you do not count the 35 year old which was long due). I really wanted to taste this one, and as it was not sold anywhere near me (and RMW do not ship to …