The challenging thing about when one of your best mates publishes a whisky book is how is it possible to review it with any sense of objectivity? Well, the beauty of this being a personal blog is that I don’t
Top Ten Tuesday revisited: Whisky
Back in 2009 when I used to write much more frequently than I do now I had a “series” of what you’d probably now call “listicles”, detailing various of my Top Ten things. It’s a nice easy excuse/format to get
I’m publishing this recipe for 2 reasons: It’s really, really frigging delicious. Every time I’ve wanted to make one I’ve spent about 45 minutes trawling through Facebook, Twitter, Google, and so on trying to figure out where I found the
Grading Whiskies Out Of 100: A Composte
The response that nobody asked for. Having recently read 2 blogposts on the topic, this qualifies the topic of “Grading Whiskies Out Of 100” to now be styled as “a debate”* – so I thought I’d add my own slant
I think I’ve broken my own tastebuds.
Prior to the Great Campbeltown Adventure, the reason for being in Scotland primarily in the first place was to go to Glasgow for The Whisky Show – Old & Rare. 2018 marked the second time this festival’s been put together,
Behold – the salmon of time
Any keen and diligent readers of this blog will no doubt remember last year, when I was given the opportunity to write about the utterly splendid Drinks By The Dram Whisky Advent Calendar. It’s a truly wonderful product, which ties
Quality Whisky Content – please give generously
It’s fair to say that the Internet’s full of people who want you to hear what they have to say about whisky. I can’t always say I find them interesting. HOWEVER… back in January a fella appeared on my Facebook
On the 1st day of Awesome the whisky fairy gave to meeee….
It makes sense, doesn’t it – sending an advent calendar to an atheist who has a famously shady grip on time… But if there’s one way to ensure that THIS little black duck knows exactly what day it is during
Whisky Nerds and their terrifying birds
For some reason whisky folks pop up from time to time in photos engaged in practices relating to Falconry (& associated disciplines). It seemed silly not to gather them in an album.
How old? Well, I’d prefer not to say…
I’ve never been to a whisky tasting run by an independent operator where they preached the dictum “The age of a whisky is the most important thing, and the older it is – the better!”. Quite the opposite. Anyone who’s