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Turning Japanese at the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

If you’re heading to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival this April it looks like you’ll be able to try some Japanese whiskies as well as the Scottish variety… Turning Japanese – Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival broadens horizons with unexpected tastes and experiences If you think that Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival simply celebrates […]


Turning Japanese – Whisky Bar In The Heart of Speyside Breaks With Tradition

The other day I received this piece about a Speyside bar that stocks the largest selection of Japanese whiskeys outside of south-east Asia! While some malt whisky enthusiasts claim they will go to the ends of the earth in pursuit of their passion, Speyside hotelier Duncan Elphick has just about done that. Not only does […]


Legalise the Dram!

Did you know it’s illegal to sell Whisky by the dram? Apparently Euro bureaucrats have a lot of time on their hands (I guess unemployment, the global financial crisis, starvation and war round the world have all been fixed so they need to find something to do), and have made it illegal to sell whisky […]


On the Rocks or On its Own? Just What is The Best Way to Enjoy Whisky?

I received this press release from the people at The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. Some useful advice on the best way to enjoy whisky…or even if there is one?   Festival manager Mary Hemsworth is often asked her views on the correct way to drink the amber nectar. Her answer is – there isn’t […]

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