Category Archives: Tasting

Jura adventure begins 1

We’re off to Jura this weekend to sample the three new ‘Paps of Jura’ expressions being launched by the Isle of Jura distillery. We get to meet some amazing people, sample some great whisky and generally have a fabulous weekend on the Hebridean island of Jura. It’s a train up to Glasgow from Birmingham, a […]

The Things You Do For Love… 3

My wife and I are expecting a baby boy VERY soon. I have a desire to be debt free by the time he arrives (he’s scheduled to land on the 19th April…) as I feel that it’s one of the more responsible actions I’m likely to take in my adult life, and seeing as I’m […]

Dubai booty 1

I went to New Zealand a couple of weeks back, and of course I took the opportunity to scour the duty free shelves on my return journey. I wasn’t going to make the mistake of picking anything up before hitting Australia, as they tend to see you coming and make up rules that include confiscating […]

How to experience a Twhisky tasting 4

On Sunday night at 8pm, we’re going to start the first official Twhisky tasting event. And of course, we’re getting a lot of people asking how it’s going to work. There are people who have joined Twitter just so they can be part of the Twhisky community, and there are others who already use Twitter, […]

Launching Twhisky 6

A couple of days ago, Clutch and I came up with the idea of an online whisky tasting event using the increasingly popular Twitter platform. In fact, what really happened was we just happened to think of the name Twhisky as a mash of Twitter and Whisky – and then frantically scrabbled for a half-decent […]