Category Archives: Fun

News & Interest: Laphroaig Live 2014 comes to Stockholm

Tomorrow (Wednesday 24th September) at 8pm Swedish time (7pm UK time) the eighth annual Laphroaig Live will broadcast live from Sweden. This year’s show will be streamed live from a tiny island called Fjäderholmarna which is part of the archipelago just outside … Continue reading

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Visit & Reviews: Somerset Cider Brandy

[For 9(!) reviews of Somerset Cider Brandy’s range, please see below…] At the time of posting this story I had previously visited 42 distilleries around the UK… but most obviously I had missed visiting the distillery that’s based in my … Continue reading

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News & Review: Reference Series ‘The First Educational Whisky’

Reference Series – The First Educational Whisky There’s a new funky experiment in town. I say new, it’s been out for a wee while, but I’m catching up, and for those that missed the initial announcement then this is a … Continue reading

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Blog: My drambassador’s trip to Glen Garioch

My drambassador’s trip to Glen Garioch Now, where do I start? I’m no article writer and my brain isn’t what it once was… So I reckon we’ll just walk through my packed couple of days and randomly jump from one … Continue reading

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Buzz & Winning Review: Glen Garioch’s new (as yet nameless) expression

Glen Garioch’s new (as yet nameless) expression (and the clues to what it might be…) Update: I’m really pleased to announce that my post has been chosen as a winning review of this dram, and as such I get to … Continue reading

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Opinion: Bowmore and Chocolate – A Perfect Combo

I’m kind of supposed to be on a diet… one of those diets that never really quite get going, but you have every good intention of starting tomorrow. With that in mind friends and family eased off buying me anything … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie Cask Masters samples up for grabs (by 19th July)!

So, have you heard of Glenmorangie’s Cask Masters experiment? If not… go have a look here! http://caskmasters.glenmorangie.com/ Basically there’s three different types of cask that they want to bottle, and it’s up to us the dramming public to vote on which … Continue reading

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Information, Review and Google+ Hangout of Ballantine’s 12 Year Old!

Ballantine’s 12 Year Old – Dissection of the blend… So recently I was involved in a Google+ Hangout (that’s a bit like a Skype or video conference call) with Sandy Hyslop, Ballantine’s Master Blender, and various other renowned figures from the … Continue reading

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News: Bowmore Twitter Tasting Competition

Bowmore is offering two lucky winners the chance to take part in a very special Valentines Twitter tasting date with their Master Blender, Rachel Barrie, and a select panel of 13 experts from the world of whisky. The two lucky … Continue reading

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Whisky Christmas Cake Recipe

Once again this year, I’ve had requests for my Whisky Christmas Cake recipe so here goes…

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