Season’s special

Rock Your Easter Dinner With Those Whiskies

2017-04-13

Yeap, it’s this time of the year again… You’ve been trying to avoid the vision of your little cousin eating his bodyweight in sugary milk chocolate from Tesco those past few years but this Easter, you promised yourself you would join the party one way or another… I’ve got a secret weapon for you.. and you probably guessed it: whisky! But not any whisky… Let’s …

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Whisky for Spring: 5 Drams & Dishes

2017-03-28

Yay, sunny days are finally making a long-awaited comeback and you can’t even imagine how happy that makes me feel 😀 And with Spring comes the return of my huge-bowl-of-strawberries-in-front-of-the-TV routine, which I quite missed during those long winter months… Anyway, let’s stop disgressing… Spring isn’t all about “making Anne-Sophie happy again” but also brings its lot of drams & dishes combinations inspiration! Cover Pic: …

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6 Irish Whiskey & Food Pairings for St Patrick’s Day

2017-03-17

It’s this time of the year again! You can finally wear this terrible green jumper you’ve been offered at Christmas by someone who obviously doesn’t really care about you, and go pub-crawling your way through the city! Oh… But maybe you’re not from that team anymore? No, You’re now this boring friend organising themed meals for every occasion, and that’s ok, you don’t need to …

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3 Irish Distilleries You May Have Never Heard Of

2017-03-10

A few weeks ago, the Embassy of Ireland in London was hosting #SpiritofSharing (organised by Irish food board Bord Bia): a showcase of Ireland’s new generation of drinks producers, and a great occasion to discover new and well-established Irish distillers over a few drinks 😀 ! The event celebrated the renaissance of the Irish drinks industry, with makers sharing their drinks, each produced with great …

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Top Whisky Tips To Score on Valentine’s Day

2017-02-06

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you still don’t know how to make good use of your whisky knowledge to turn an inevitably-cheesy date night into a kick-ass wild romantic experience that would straight put you at the top of his/her “best dates of all times” list? Let me try to give you some potentially helpful tips! –> Choose the right place: avoid …

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Rock your Christmas dinner with those Whisky & Food pairings

2016-12-15

After fixing your pre-dinner Christmas drinks in this previous article, let’s have a look at what’s on the actual menu! Here are 5 whisky & food pairing inspirations for the festive season, from starters, main course to dessert (If I were you – but you’re probably lucky I’m not – I would even skip the boring after-dinner coffee & replace it with yet another dram. …

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In Search of The Perfect Christmas Dram

2016-12-13

Hans Offringa, recognized whisky expert, keeper of the quaich, SMWS ambassador & renowned whisky writer, together with his whisky-loving wife Becky, have been forming “The Whisky Couple” for many years, offering us delicious stories, educative tastings and sharing their passion like no others. Read their thoughts as they embark on a quest to find the perfect Christmas Dram! “Is there such a thing as a …

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Rock your Christmas Dinner with those cocktail ideas

2016-12-08

Ok, this Christmas, it’s high time you stop pouring those annoying new world red wine & fancy Champagne you bought in a hurry at the airport duty free when coming back home after your last business trip. There’s so much more to explore when it comes to Christmassy drinks and the below cocktail ideas may be a good start! (Let’s face it, you need to …

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Whisky Experts Reveal Their Christmas Day Dram!

2016-12-06

I’m so excited and I just can’t hiiide it to kick off this very special Christmas series today 😀 – I’ve taken advantage of the large network of inspiring drammers I’ve built over the years to ask them this very simple question “What dram will you be enjoying this year for Christmas?” – In this first episode, we’ll then see what Mark Dermul, Sean Murphy, Andy …

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5 Whisky-fuelled gifts for a boozy Christmas

2016-11-22

WOW WOW WOW. It’s already this time of the year again! We were still wandering around in our neon-pink swimsuits, poolside, sipping on coconut milk straight from the coconut (well, for the luckiest of us… I wasn’t part of this team though, I was more the one already shopping for scarves and gloves in Edinburgh in the middle of August) a few months back and yet …

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