2019 Top 5 Disappointments

To we have had the positive post on the best of 2019 but what about the disappointments. With whisky prices so high and bottles so highly sought after I think its important to highlight the ones which left me cold, frustrated or with buyers remorse. There is a lot of good whisky on the market […]

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2019 Top Five Whiskies

If you can’t be one of the first with this kind of end of year content I can be one of the last. I have enjoyed going through all the posts from last year and picking out the best 5 whiskies I have tried. It’s amazing the memories which come back and the bottles or […]

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My 2019 Whisky Year in Recap

2019 saw good growth in readership and subscribers for us. This is good news and I am always surprised anyone would want to read what I write. I purely do this because its fun and I enjoy it. It’s a world away from what I do for a day job and what I thought I […]

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The 2019 Boutique-y Whisky Advent Recap

This advent calendar was one which a number of the bloggers had this year. Not sure why we all picked it but I had a couple of reasons. The first being I have always been pulled into the brand by the artwork. I also remember trying samples from years ago which were all great. Combined […]

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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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