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My December Whisky Wishlist

2016-12-01
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We’re officially kicking off the race to Christmas today! And I’ve been warning you since a few days, we’ll be going all blooming christmassy around here! Let’s start the festivities with my usual monthly selection… But instead of the 5 whiskies I usually select, my Whisky Wishlist doubles in size this month and showcases 10 fine expressions (in case you were still looking for some …

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Those new Japanese distilleries to watch out

2016-11-30
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It’s been a long time since we haven’t talked Japanese spirits around here – while I don’t have a clue about Shōchū & Saké (#SorryNotSorry), I couldn’t go without noticing that 2016 was a pretty interesting year for the Asian spirits category, seeing new distillery projects emerge and even the first Japanese gin launched! Let’s then have a look at 2 new Japanese distilleries that I’ll …

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Old Pulteney launches second 35 Year Old Limited Edition

2016-11-29
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Award winning Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky has just announced a second release of its limited edition 35 Year Old expression, following the success of its first release in 2014 which sold out globally. Only 1,254 bottles of this rare and exceptional whisky will be available through specialist outlets around the world, with a recommended retail price of £515 per bottle. The second Old …

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7 Questions for Ardnamurchan Distillery’s director Alex Bruce

2016-11-28
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Ardnamurchan is one of the UK’s great unspoiled wildernesses. Rugged, isolated and utterly wild, it juts into the Atlantic at the most westerly point of the British mainland. And this beautiful part of the world is also home to one of the most recently-built Scottish distilleries: Ardnamurchan Distillery, a project brought to life by the renowned whisky merchants of Adelphi. With spectacular coastline, breathtaking views …

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A closer look at Edinburgh Whisky’s Auchentoshan 18yo

2016-11-25
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It’s quite unusual for me to publish 3 reviews in the same week but hey, the only rule around here is that there’s no rules right? 😀 So let’s have a closer look at the latest release from independent bottler Edinburgh Whisky! Edinburgh Whisky Ltd. is a privately-owned independent company, based in Scotland’s capital city, carrying on the age-old tradition of Edinburgh merchants who cannily …

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