whisky

My February Whisky Wishlist

2016-02-04

As January appeared to be quite prolific in new liquid gold releases, I really had a hard time coming up with this month’ shortlist and selecting only 5 of all those highly-appealing nectars… (obviously, this is totally a fake excuse to explain why I’m running late on my regular schedule… ). But here it is! Glenmorangie Milsean Private Edition Milsean (pronounced ‘mill-shun’ and Gaelic for …

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Forget Blue Monday with those 3 “Blue” Whiskies

2016-01-18

Don’t let this nasty Blue Monday (and/or your DryJanuary resolutions) put you down this year and cheer the hell up with a dram (or two)!  And as I know this sounds like an appealing perspective (or at least, that’s how I hope it sounds…), I especially selected 3 tasty “blue” whiskies for you to discover or rediscover! See, I could have gone the mainstream and …

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My November Whisky Wishlist

2015-11-16

Yeap, I know this monthly selection comes a bit late this month – for the only reason that I was taking some fresh polluted air in South-eastern Asia for the past three weeks. I’m now back on track (and actually blessing jetlag for awaking me way too early so that I can come up with this long-overdue article) to bring you the most desirable whiskies …

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#askTWL – A Dramtastic Q&A Session with The Whisky Lady

2015-10-20

As I tend to receive a growing number of emails (keep them going, I’m always happy to hear your thoughts, recommendations or advices!) every day through the below contact form or directly by private messages on social media, I thought it could be both fun and useful to combine the best/most frequently-asked questions in a dedicated article! And as I’ll be away for 3 loooong …

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Weekly Review: Edinburgh Whisky Ltd “The Advocate’s Batch”

2015-10-06

I had the chance to live in the Scottish capital city a few years back and saying that I fell in love with Edinburgh would be an understatement. From all the cities I’ve visited in my not-that-long-25-years-old-girl existence, Edinburgh really stands out with its magical atmosphere, arty vibe (especially during the summer months), charming streets & shops, tasty restaurants and overall, the most welcoming people …

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My October Whisky Wishlist

2015-10-04

September happened to be quite intense in the burgeoning whisky world and coming up with this short selection was therefore a bit of a challenge (a pleasant one though) ! Hopefully, polygamist relationships aren’t yet restricted when it comes to liquid treats… As usual, click on titles for direct links to shop! Dalwhinnie Winter’s Gold Dalwhinnie Winter’s Gold is a 2015 addition to the Highland …

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4 Brand New (or soon-to-be) Scotch Whisky Distilleries To Watch Out!

2015-09-25

BUILT FROM SCRATCH/ Isle of Harris Dubbed The Social Distillery, it is the first commercial distillery to be built of the Isle of Harris and is only the second distillery in the Outer Hebrides. The result of a seven-year project, the Tarbet-based site will provide 20 local jobs. “It is on this special island that conditions prevail for the production and maturation of a unique and exceedingly …

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Dream Dram: Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish

2015-09-18

“Mizunara oak casks embarked on the 6,000 mile journey from Japan to Islay. Cultures and languages differ but master craftsmanship is admired the whole world over. Combining the best of the east and the west in a first for scotch malt whisky, Bowmore Mizunara cask finish is an intriguing marriage of Scottish strength and passion with Japanese elegance and refinement. Here, in a first for …

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Weekly Review : Brenne French Single Malt

2015-09-14

I know many of you expected this article to arrive sooner or later… I was fortunate enough (or incredibly lucky) to meet and work alongside Allison Patel, the talented American-born founder of Brenne, a pretty unique 100% French Single Malt. We were indeed showing her malted jewel to the French crowds at the first-ever French Spirits Fair, Quintessence, held in Paris a few days ago, …

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