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Whisky Corner

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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In one of our recent whisky tasting boxes, our members tried some incredible independent bottlings from cask-strength fanatics, The Single Cask. We really enjoyed trying a selection of Scotch whiskies that were all a little bit different from standard distillery releases, so we tracked down Ed, from their UK team, to find out a little bit more about them.
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Blending, simply put, is the process of mixing whiskies from certain casks together. Blending happens at every distillery, and not just to blended whisky. Today's post is all about whisky blending - a crucial step in production of whisky.
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Welcome to the fourth 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 Tomatin 12 Year Old. 
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Both a category of whisky and an ingredient, rye is going through somewhat of a resurgence (or a rye-naissance?). A lot of Scotch fans might also be fans of rye, being generally drier and more complex than a sweeter bourbon. But what exactly is rye whiskey? And why should you try it, if you haven’t already? 
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Welcome to the third 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 Kilkerran 12 Year Old. 
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Welcome to the second 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 Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky
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A great boilermaker means in every sip you can taste something new and interesting in the whisky or beer. It enhances and amplifies flavours you might not notice otherwise. So, how can you create a really great whisky and beer pairing at home?

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Welcome to the very first 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 Deanston Virgin Oak
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