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Glenglassaugh – Slight Return 0

We’ve recently been involved in helping to write part of a new book on whisky. A bit exciting to be asked to join the company of more noted writers in the field than ourselves, and somewhat of a challenge to complete these things to deadlines and not just at our own behest (ahem…looks around guiltily). […]

Dalmore Castle Leod 2

The view from here So, if you’ve been wondering why the silence from this end of the whisky tasting operation, it’s because I’ve been busy renovating, selling and moving house. Something which automatically calls for a dram. The family and I have relocated to Fife. Rural enough without being remote, and fine for transport in […]

Mastering the elements 3

We had an amazing dinner at Antlers Restaurant with Cara Laing (brand manager for Jura), Distillery manager Willie Cochrane and his wife Rose, Head Brewer Billy and his wife Dorothy. We ate Jura venison, roasted salmon, haddock pate, black pudding and goats cheese, homemade lemon icecream and cheesecake – followed by an entire bottle of […]

Twhisky this Sunday 2

Hi – just a quick note to let you know that, if you hadn’t picked it up from the Twhisky feed on Twitter, we’re going to be tasting three 12 year old whiskies this weekend: Dalmore Auchentoshan Old Pulteney We’ll be tweeting our impressions throughout the tasting, and we’d love to hear what you have […]

Twhisky Phenomenon 3

We had a great night hosting the inaugural Twhisky event last night for the 250th Robbie Burns anniversary, and want to thank all of the people who participated. A few of the highlights for us included: * Almost 600 people following Twhisky; * 100 people actively responding and engaging with the event; * Being a […]