Author Archives: Clutch

Back To The Future 2

Slàinte mhath! A very Happy New Year to you all. Although we’ve only just said farewell to last year, I’m going to ask you all to come on a journey with me back through time…. Cast your minds back to seven months ago, and some of you may recall that on the 12th June we […]

Happy Father’s Day! Now, Who’d Like To Go To Jura? 1

So, the paternal readership of this will probably be curled up on the sofa with the Sunday papers and a dram in their hand… Doesn’t get much better than that really, eh? But wait…. Yes it does! We’ve just been alerted by the lovely people at Jura Distillery, that they’re offering a trip for two […]

Richard Paterson, Master Blender for Whyte & Mackay to join Twhisky tasting 3

In some circles, known as simply ‘The Nose’. Richard Paterson will bring a wealth of experience to tomorrow night’s proceedings. Richard’s worked with Bruichladdich, Tamnavulin, Tullibardine and Tomintoul, and now heads up the selection process for what goes into the finest blends in the Whyte & Mackay portfolio, and also cask selection for the single […]

Twhisky Fri 12th June 8:30pm GMT: Revenge Of The Blends Et Al 2

Join us in an epic battle, which will basically consist of trying to get though this colossal list of whiskies… We’ve all done it; thinking we know best and turning our noses up at the proffered dram from a bottle that says BLEND on it. But there’s more to it than that. Vatted, Malt, Blend, […]

Paps tasting 1

The real reason we were on Jura a couple of weeks back was to be the first bloggers (and among the very first people in general) to taste the limited edition Paps of Jura bottlings. The bottles are all signed by Master Distiller Willie Cochrane (he told us it took him three days to sign […]