Xmas Inspiration

12 Drams of Christmas #2: Chichibu IPA Cask Finish


Let’s pursue our malted christmassy adventures with the second featured whisky from my “12 drams of Christmas” series, which happens to be one of the latest limited editions from the world-famous Japanese distillery Chichibu – their IPA Cask Finish expression! One thing I should mention before getting started, I’ve always been disappointed with IPA-finished whiskies so far… So let’s see if the Japanese can do …

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12 Drams of Christmas #1: Green Spot Château Montelena


Oh my god, it’s December already… The whisky season is in full swing, and as every Autumn/Winter, delicious malted samples are piling up on my shelves waiting to be reviewed. I’ve then decided to do what basically all whisky bloggers do in December, a “12 drams of Xmas” series, highlighting a new whisky every 2 day around here until Christmas Day! Oh, and this series …

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Rigby: gunmaker and independent whisky bottler


If you follow my #BackToWhiskyBasics lessons each month, you probably know the difference between official VS independent bottlings – And you also probably know that independent bottlings are definitely one of the best ways to find amazing whiskies at affordable prices. Today’s dram is no exception to the rule ! You know me, I just couldn’t miss the occasion to introduce you guys to a …

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