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The Science and Commerce of Whisky : Book Review

I recently received “The Science and Commerce of Whisky“, the new book from Ian Buxton and Paul S Hughes, to review. Now, I got an A in Chemistry ‘A’ level many, many years ago, so I know my inorganic chemistry from my organic chemistry (there’s carbon in one of them!), but it was a long […]


Oldest Karuizawa Single Cask Whisky Bottled

Last year (yes, I have been very slack in updating this blog recently!), the amazing people at Master of Malt sent me what has to be the most incredible free samples ever (and I haven’t even opened and drunk it yet!). A sample of the Karuizawa 1964 Vintage Single Case #3603! This is from one […]


Suntory Yamazaki Whisky Pen

Well, last month saw the last of my monthly Whisky club collection, and along with the Yamazaki 10 Year Single Malt came this unusual package… Inside was a Suntory Yamazaki Distillery Pen made by Mitsubishi.The pen is apparently made from dark oak wood from old Yamazaki whisky casks that have held whisky for more than […]


More Whisky Samples from Master of Malt

Way back in August of last year, the lovely people at Master of Malt sent me some Whisky samples to try, and they sneaked in a suprise bonus…a dram of the new (well a little bit old now) rum from Ron Jeremy (porn star and all round legend – in certain circles) and Alcoholes Y […]


1 Million Yen “The Yamazaki” Whisky Sells Out in 24 Hours!

A few days ago Suntory started accepting orders for a very special limited edition bottling of their “Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky“. This whisky has been aged more than 50 years and is selling for the very reasonable (if you’re idea of reasonable is ridiculously expensive) price of ¥1,000,000 (about US$13,000)! The whisky is appropriately called […]

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