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The Development of Whiskey

Whiskey is water based spirits obtained by the distillation of one or more cereals and aged in oak barrels, while Cognac and Armagnac are produced from grapes, apple-based calvados (and pears), and the sugar cane-based rum. Nevertheless, one cannot directly distil cereal, fruit or sugar cane in a still. It must be extracted first and […]


Whiskey Around the World

Was sent this interesting infographic the other day. Whiskey Around the World on Retale.com


SWIG Hip Flasks

The other day I received a cool package in the post from SWIG Hip Flasks. They’d contacted me recently and asked if I wanted to try out one of their Hip Flasks. Well, as a fan of hip flasks and drinking in general, obviously I said yes. Not long after that a package arrived. I […]


The Bourbon Boom

I was contacted a few weeks ago and asked if I was interested in a guest blog post about the Bourbon documentaries as there has been a fair few of them recently. Of course I said yes, and here it is. Thank you to @MariaRamos1889 for writing this excellent post! The Bourbon Boom:5 Documentaries Showcasing […]


Balls of Steel – Cool Your Whisky For a Cause

There are many different ways to cool your whisky, from the standard method of ice to chilled stones and more. The other day I was contacted by a company that has come up with an alternative, Balls of Steel. These are literally, balls of steel and not just a cool product name. As well as […]

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