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Favourite 2019 new whisky releases

2019-07-18

Guess who’s back ? Back again… No seriously, I know I said I would be more active around here in my last post, which was like 6 months ago x) Yet, I’m done apologizing for having a life 😉 I haven’t stopped drinking whisky, I’m not pregnant either (those shiny long hair are just a lure guys, I got extensions and great Instagram filters don’t …

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Reviewing Bruichladdich’s Octomore 10 years old (2nd edition)

2017-03-02

A few months ago (nope, no need to tell me how late I am on my review schedule… shhh), Bruichladdich revealed its Troïka of Tens, including a new Laddie Ten bottling, a Port Charlotte 10 and… the all-mighty Octomore! While I really enjoyed the first 2, I wanted to tell you more around here about this latest expression (I know many of you are die-hard peatyheads so…). …

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Islay takeover: visiting The Laphroaig Distillery

2016-05-06

After some last-minute changes in our travel plans (Let’s put it like that and not mention we actually did miss our flight because my finally-not-so-perfect-everyday boyfriend forgot his passport – needless to say there’s only one flight a week to Glasgow from our tiny French airport and we had to fly to London, rent a car there and drive all the way to Scotland – …

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3 stylish places to stay on the malted Isle of Islay

2015-05-08

Here we go again, after putting together a selection on Skye and around Speyside, I’m now taking you to one of the most famous whisky islands in the world, the stunning Isle of Islay, with a shortlist of 3 accommodations that have been highly recommended to me by some of my regular malted travellers buddies ! Whether you’re planning to embark on the usual Islay …

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Whisky tourism : VisitScotland’s new handy guides

2015-04-02

Great news for all the whisky tourists around here ! Whether you’re a first time distillery traveller planning a whisky retreat to the birthplace of uisge beatha or a regular dramming wanderer, I’m more than convinced you’ll find those new guides pretty useful to organise your next tour in Scotland ! VisitScotland, the Scottish national tourism board, just released 5 whisky tourism guides, each one …

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