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Reviewing Box 2nd Step Collection 03

2017-04-14

A serious Peat Monster rounds off the Box Second Step Collection! The second Step 03 is Box Distillery’s final step in the much talked about Second Step Collection series. A triptych, trio, that has showcased Box Distillery’s character; what the northern Swedish climate, careful cask choices and passionate craft can achieve with a young whisky. The Second Step 03 was released as a web release …

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10 World Whisky Fun Facts

2017-03-30

  the Italian Puni distillery matures part of its stock in a derelict bunker dating back to WWII. Mackmyra is also matured underground, in a former mine called the Bodås Mine, where the temperature remains around 7°C all year round (amongst other uncommon maturation spots: Chugoku Jozo in Japan have been putting its cask for aging in a 100-meter long ancient railway tunnel!).  Box has bottled a limited …

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My March Whisky Wishlist

2017-03-01

And here we go again: new month, new whisky wishlist! There’s been quite a lot of exciting new releases this past month, especially on the ever-growing Irish Whiskey category and from what I know, the lucky Irishmen aren’t willing to see this trend stop anytime soon… Expect some exciting things those next few months from the Emerald Isle! Anyway, let’s stop teasing and have a …

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Weekly Review: Box The 2nd Step Collection Edition 01 (Sweden)

2016-04-18

As Scandinavia, and especially Sweden is becoming a world-class whisky producing region – not only thanks to big players like Mackmyra but also via smaller craft distilleries spreading the territory – there’s a lot to learn – AND TASTE – when it comes to Swedish whisky. If French are said to be the N°1 whisky consumers in the world, Sweden is actually known for being …

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