Book Review: The Whisky Handbook

This week marks the end of ScotchWhisky.com the Whisky Exchange owned online magazine and resource which has been running for the last 4 or 5 years. They had an advertising based revenue model which wasn’t making the returns they had hoped and it was time to call time on the venture. Dave Broom was one of […]

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Fettercairn 12 Year Old

After a couple of non whisky review articles I thought it was time to add one back into the blog. I have a couple of books from a charity shop I will be reviewing later this week but for now lets look at an entry level age stated whisky from Aberdeenshire. Last year the distillery […]

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Why the Hate?

Two things have happened over the weekend which make me question if Twitter and social media are a good innovation for society. I guess I am late to the party but it really does seem that the relative distance of a keyword and screen turn some people into animals with a pack mentality. Indeed I […]

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The Case for Good Whisky Packaging

Opinions are like…. Finish that sentence however you like but opinions are very much in vogue just now. If you happen to use Twitter, Reddit or even Facebook you will know opinions can be very strongly held and any differing opinion cannot be tolerated. So here is my differing opinion. I like packaging for whisky […]

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Knockando 21 Year Old

I have been reading the reports of those who attended the Whisky Show this year in London. Hosted by The Whisky Exchange this is the flagship whisky show of the year for many. This comes with a big ticket price at an exclusive location in London where producer and distributors come together to splurge a […]

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