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Our Japanese Whisky Edition explores a selection of excellent drams from Japan - a country renowned for its high quality releases, some of which are increasingly hard to get your hands on!

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One of the most divisive style factors in whisky, smoke is loved passionately by many and reviled by plenty. But, between sweet, smoke-free Speysides and peat monster Islays lies a diverse spectrum of smoke that we believe offers something surprising for everyone to enjoy. 
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Scotch whisky: entrancing, romantic, steeped with history… full of complexities. Exploring regional styles and different production techniques can really help drinkers get to grips with Scotch. To really explore some of Scotland's hidden whisky gems, we decided to pull together a diverse range of the best Scotch whiskies - the Scotch Spectacular.
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Everyone loves new things, right? We do - especially when it's whisky related! So we're going to take a look at what's new in whisky at the moment, helped with a few drams from our newest whisky box release: New Kids on the Block.
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Do you think the secret to whisky ageing is science, or is it an art? We think: maybe, it's a little bit magic...
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We love Scotch. In fact, for most of the Dram Team, a good bottle of Scotch was behind us getting into whisky in the first place. But we've never been shy to admit that sometimes, we fancy something just a little bit different.
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International Women's Day falls in March (March 8th, to be exact), and since half of the Dram Team is female, we couldn't think of a better time to celebrate some amazing women in the whisky world. 
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Why are so many whiskies Glen-something? That's a question we tried to answer last year. But Scotland is also famous for its Bens, like Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles. Did you know there are also a handful of "Ben-something" whiskies named after the hills and mountains of Scotland too?
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What is Rye January, you ask? Well, it's a celebration of one of our favourite, most under-rated categories of whisky: rye.
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Sherry-matured whiskies are full of Christmas flavours, with notes of dried and stewed fruits, and sweet festive spices like cinnamon and ginger. Some of these drams are like liquid Christmas cake. It's the perfect gift for any whisky fan.
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As our regular readers will know, we've been a little bit cask-obsessed here at The Dram Team HQ lately. Here's a tasting box we put together to explore cask ageing for November 2020: Whisky and Wood!
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