July 2016

Auction findings: 5 noticeable lots under the whisky hammer


Full Disclaimer: This isn’t a secret for most of you, I have now been working as a whisky auctioneer for Catawiki since a few months, but no, this is not a sponsored article at all. I actually just thought that (and also because I received messages asking me for more information about this activity), after coming through a great amount of very nice/rare/old/tasty/noticeable bottles every …

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In Pictures: An inside look at The Cragganmore Distillery


Ever wondered how it was inside the Cragganmore Distillery (only visited by approx. 4000 visitors per year… A very small figure compared to many other Speyside distilleries – making it quite a confidential distillery to tour)? So did I! And what a pleasure to be guided around the premises by Distillery Manager Kevin Innes, who really took the time to offer us an in-depth look …

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Weekly Review: Wemyss Malts’ Midsummer single cask releases


As we’re entering summertime, Independent bottler Wemyss Malts releases a gathering of nine new single cask whiskies ranging from 18 to 27 years old.  The full single cask list of this release comprises of: “Arbor in Bloom” 1995 (20yo) single cask from Glen Grant Distillery, Speyside “Summer Breeze” 1995 (20yo) single cask from Linkwood Distillery, Speyside “Spiced Rum Baba” 1988 (27yo) single cask from Glenrothes …

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My July Whisky Wishlist


I can’t believe we’re already entering July (Hmm… Feels like I keep telling you that time is flying each month when I realise it’s already time for the next monthly selection) and I still don’t know where I’ll be in August (Not like I’m some sort of control freak trying to plan everything in advance… Noooo.). Crazy times ahead! And July also means Birthday month …

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