A practical guide to cask finishing

2017-10-18

Welcome back for a new episode of my #BackToWhiskyBasics series ! This time focusing on cask finishes. If you’re wandering on this page, there are great chances that you’ve already come accross this term a few times, and I know it may not be very clear when starting your malted journey, so let me try to explain ! First things first: to be called “whisky”, …

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An open discussion with Port of Leith Distillery’s founder

2017-10-17

Get excited: Whisky distilling is soon to return to Scotland’s capital city. Such a headline sounds intriguing right? At least that’s what I thought when I came across the news of a whisky distillery being built in Leith. You’ve probably all heard about this project by now but still, a few months ago, I got in touch with one of the two founders behind the …

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In Pictures: visiting Glen Moray distillery

2017-10-16

If you follow my adventures on social media, there are great chances you already know I spent a few days in Scotland last week touring the Malt Whisky Trail up in beautiful Speyside. On the menu this time: 4 distilleries, some intense dramming sessions, nice encounters (as always when in Speyside…) and some other surprises I’ll tell you more about in a future blog post …

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I don’t want to read those whisky news anymore

2017-10-05

You know what really grinds my gears? Whisky clickbaits. I can’t remember who posted it (if you see this article, please make yourself known so that I can give you inspiration credits ;)) a few weeks ago on Facebook, but I recently came accross this status highlighting a few of those whisky-related “news” that journos seem to particularly like and that got me thinking… As …

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My October Whisky Wishlist

2017-10-03

October is always an exciting time for whisky enthusiasts: whisky festival season, a sea of new releases and Christmas not too far away you can officially start taking notes and build machiavelic plans to be offered the bottles you want #TheDevilInI Here’s therefore some inspiration for your future Xmas liquid wishlists! Green Spot Château Montelena Matured until the combination of wine, whiskey and oak has …

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