#BackToWhiskyBasics

How To Read A Scotch Whisky Label

2017-03-21

So you had decided to embark on your first whisky shopping spree as a new “whisky amateur”, you managed to push the doors of your local spirits shop, run towards the whisky shelf but then… You freaked out. Too many bottles, too many information, what’s really important, what’s marketing bullshit? It was easy to attend whisky tastings, your host had already selected the drams, but …

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Top Tips for the wannabe whisky collector

2017-01-16

You’ve recently developed a taste for whisky (Yay! Welcome!) but you don’t have a clue where/how to start? Hey, don’t freak out and let me guide you! First of all, why would people collect whisky, I mean, I thought it was meant to be drunk? There are plenty of very good reasons to collect whisky. Here are a few of those: First of all, if …

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What The F*** Is Peat Anyway?

2016-10-17

You know me – I am a people watcher. I could litteraly spend hours in a bar just watching people coming in and out, which have lead me to draw quite an accurate picture of the different kinds of people ordering whisky in a bar (but that’s another story). But what I noticed lately – mainly in my home-country – is an increasing number of people …

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Closed Distilleries For Dummies

2016-09-19

Ok, here it is. I recently received a message on Twitter litterally asking me “WTF with closed distilleries?!” – while this isn’t the kind of message I would usually pay attention to (just as a reminder, I am still a human being and do appreciate a small “hi there” or “cheers” 😉 ), it just reminded me that some of you around here may not …

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