Straight from Finland: Discover The Kyro Distillery Company


  Spirits Our whisky is made from 100% malted rye and first batch will be ready in 2017. It is double distilled and aged in new American white oak casks in the cheese aging store room at the dairy. The rye-based gin boasts twelve dry botanicals and four freshly distilled, local botanicals foraged or picked nearby: meadow sweet, sea-buckthorn, birch leaves and wild cranberry. Location …

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7 Questions for Old Carrick Mill’s founder Steven Murphy


“Help Save Ireland’s History!” Here’s how Steven Murphy, the young entrepreneur behind The Old Carrick Mill project, chose to start his Kickstarter speech! The recently-launched crowd-funding campaign aims at bringing back to life an historical Irish building where Steven plans to build a new Irish distillery (yes, another one!). As Ireland is currently undergoing some sort of whiskey renaissance, Seems like Steven chose the right …

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My September Whisky Wishlist


Back-to-school season has already arrived (let’s pretend we’re still young and always ready to hit the dancefloors ‘til the sun comes up again…) and I’ve got some yummy liquid delights to put in your grown-up lunch boxes! Here’s a my September Whisky Wishlist : Willet’s Pot Still Reserve Bourbon A single barrel bourbon from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, packaged in an unusual, and rather smart Pot …

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London long-overdue Drinks Market to kick off this week


As I was browsing through the web and visiting my usual “food & drink” information websites (my morning routine – just after grabbing a bowl of low-fat cereals –  since my college teachers forced me to “keep myself informed at all times” by sadistically preparing tricky writing tests about the latest news in ENTER THE NAME OF A RANDOM REMOTE TRIBE HERE), I came accross …

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Know your Gin Geography : 4 capitals, 4 gins !


Not a whisky post today as I wanted to introduce you to 4 amazing craft gins coming from 4 different countries ! Whether it is in fashion or spirits, trends often begin from big and dynamic cities before spreading the whole territory. On the menu of today’s spirited geography class, I’m taking you to 4 buzzing cities producing their own juniper-based spirit, Seat back and …

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A visit to the Cotswolds Distillery


As some of you may (or may not) have noticed reading my Twitter updates lately, I spent a few days in England over the weekend and had the chance to take a wee trip to a wonderful area known as the Cotswolds. Of course, the main goal of this journey was to visit the newly-opened Cotswolds Distillery, nestled amongst scenic English countryside and picturesque golden-stone …

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Scotland to play central part in craft gin resurgence


Scotland is not only Scotch Whisky, it has now become a fast growing territory for a famous juniper-based spirit, gin.  But if you think gin is a new trend over there, you’re wrong ! While it’s getting more and more popular amongst the young generations and trendy mixologists as a drink of choice, it was once more consumed in Scotland than whisky !  In the …

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3 tasty distillery restaurants for a dramtastic foodie experience


1. The Malt Barn Restaurant, Glenfiddich Distillery (Scotland) Amongst the many reviews (let’s be honest, some of them aren’t pretty good…) you’ll find here and there on the internet, this one sums up pretty well my thoughts about this restaurant: “Superb surroundings inside and out with wonderful service, nothing changes here, still a great varied menu filled with fantastic dishes to choose from, all with …

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