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We interview Mike Collings of The Firkin Whisky Co. Find out more about his career in the Scotch industry, and his awesome whiskies, here.
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When we wrote about English whisky last year, it was undergoing a huge period of growth and change. While the pandemic might've slowed that down some, 2021 is showing that the malted spirit of England is still very much thriving. Here's our English whisky progress report.
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Since International Women's Day falls in March, we've partnered with six (female) whisky pros for our March "Women in Whisky" box of the month - of which we'll also be donating the proceeds to charity! Here's a little bit about our virtual tasting panel guests and why we think they're awesome.
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Welcome to the ninth installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50!Today’s whisky is The Lakes Distillery “The One” Moscatel Cask Whisky
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Welcome to the eighth installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! Today’s whisky is Sonoma Distilling Co American Rye Whiskey
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Welcome back to our mini-series of how whisky is made, The Art of the Cask! Today’s post is all about unusual barrels - think red wine casks, port casks, even tea-seasoned casks… Sometimes we just want a little excitement in our whisky. And the best way to get that is with something a little outside the norm.
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We wanted to learn more about Gregg Glass, and about the Whisky Works project. He's understandably a very busy man, as he also works on other projects within the Whyte & Mackay portfolio. So, we were lucky to have him answer some of our burning questions.
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Virtual whisky tastings are a great way to stay connected to people in the days of lockdowns and social distancing. As we specialize in creating great whisky tasting boxes every month, we know a fair few good whisky folk who are putting on great virtual tastings. Here are some of the experts we think you should check out.
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Welcome to the seventh installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50!Today’s whisky is Paul John “Edited” Indian whisky
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If you’ve ever been to a Scotch whisky distillery, you’ll know how proud they are of their stills. Distillers will tell you that each still has a personality, and that has a huge impact on the style of spirit it creates. Our Loch Lomond tasting box inspired us to explore how and why a still has a huge influence on the resulting whisky.
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Welcome to the fifth installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! Today’s whisky is James Eadie Trademark “X” blended scotch whisky
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