November 2017

3 great books for whisky newcomers

2017-11-17

Over the years, I probably have accumulated and read more whisky books than any other kind of books #NeurosisFTW – And reading was and still is a very important part of my malted discovery journey. Since a few years though, not a month passes without a new spirited book appears on the virtual shelves of Amazon. It has then become more and more difficult for …

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No, good whisky isn’t too expensive !

2017-11-10

You know what really grinds my gears? All those people always complaining about the prices of whisky. C’mon guys, there are so many affordable great malts out there! Yet another new release announced, yet another volley of criticisms from whisky drinkers, and yet this same old song “whisky prices have gone crazy, I could buy amazing bottlings 10 years ago for a third of the …

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Autumn favourites: 10 drams for every budget

2017-11-09

If you’re a whisky enthusiast, you probably know this time of the year is full of new releases and the peak season for malted celebrations of all kinds… As a – very lucky – blogger, I have the opportunity to taste many different whiskies all year round (from festivals I attend, samples I get sent, drams I share with like-minded maltyheads and also personal purchases), …

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Glenglassaugh reveals first-ever wood finish whiskies

2017-11-02

“A coastal distillery which was once forgotten, now re-awakened, has unearthed a Limited Release series of contemporary Highland Single Malt Scotch whiskies, offering a unique voyage of discovery into a distillery reinvigorated.” The latest additions to the series represent a new chapter for Glenglassaugh and include the distillery’s first ever wood finish expressions. The wood finishes series features a Port Wood finish, a Peated Port …

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My November Whisky Wishlist

2017-11-02

Woop woop! It’s already the beginning of a new month, and while we’re all a bit sad that Halloween and Indian Summer are now officially OVER, I thought a “winter is coming” whisky wishlist would be more than appropriate to get in the festive spirit of those coming months ! The Lakes Distillery – Christmas Baubles “A set of six plastic baubles from the Lakes …

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