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09.18.2016

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 […]

10.21.2015

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 […]

09.2.2015

The “Hell’s” Angels’ Share: Speyside Distillery goes full throttle with launch of Beinn Dubh black single malt

Some news from Speyside Distillery… It was not so much the Angels’ Share, more the “Hell’s” Angels’ Share as Speyside Distillery crossed to the dark side to launch its new black whisky – Beinn Dubh – at Europe’s biggest Harley Davidson motorcycle rally today (30 August, 2015). The single malt was unveiled to over 3,000 […]

08.19.2015

Clean, Green Distilleries and Sustainable Alcohol Production

Thank you to @MariaRamos1889 for writing another excellent guest post. This time it concerns the environment and clean, green distilleries. Mankind has partaken in the enjoyment of alcoholic beverages for thousands of years. In recent years, however, traditional distillation methods have come under scrutiny as a result of widespread pollution and other environmental concerns associated […]

03.4.2015

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 […]




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