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Tasmanian Whisky and Overeem Single Malt.

“Tasmanian Whisky?” It feels a little like a Peter Kay “Garlic Bread” moment (1). I’m at the Whisky Lounge 2013 Liverpool WhiskyFest and am helping Toby and Jonah present Overeem Single Malt to the U.K. public for the very first … Continue reading

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Booze Video of the Day – Addicted to Pleasure: Whisky

Originally posted on It's just the booze dancing…:
At around 1AM last night I stumbled upon the whisky episode of a four part documentary series produced by the BBC called Addicted to Pleasure which was hosted by the Professor…

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Why I don’t write tasting notes and to contradict that, here’s some tasting notes!

Generally I don’t post tasting notes on whisky. The reason is that, first, there are lots of other people doing it already. Second, no two tasting notes ever sound the same. You could get a whole set of tasting notes … Continue reading

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A rare Glen Grant bottled by Hay & Son, Sheffield

We take it for granted these days that a distillery (in the main) makes a load of whisky, a big chunk of which is sold off to other companies to go into blended whisky (thus providing a healthy revenue stream … Continue reading

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Science and Whisky! Does caramel coloring make a difference?

Originally posted on What Tastes Good:
Adding E150a to a glass of water, one drop at a time. Single malt Scotch whisky comes in a beautiful range of colors: warm goldenrod, deep russet, bright dandelion. Thanks to the variety of…

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Easter Whisky Quiz

Happy Easter. If you’re lucky enough to have a few days off over this time and the prospect of going outside is low then here’s a little whisky quiz for Easter! Some fairly easy questions, some a bit tougher. I’ll … Continue reading

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Balcones Distillery

We have a very soft spot for Balcones Distillery. It’s a bit like a crush really. We’ve always loved their products. Baby Blue and True Blue are incredible drinks and we’ve converted many people after they’ve sampled them. (1) We … Continue reading

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