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XMas Ideas: Drinks by the Dram Whisky Advent Calendar

Drinks by the Dram Christmas 2016 Whisky (and other!) Advent Calendar It’s that time of the year where the nights have drawn in, and the crazy neighbours may have started adoring their houses with flashing Christmas decorations. With only a … Continue reading

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New Whisky Term: Cash Strength

<mini post> Just a quick post this one… but today I seem to have accidentally invented a new term: “Cash Strength”. This generally refers to new releases that *aren’t* Cask Strength, but certainly appear to priced as if they were! … Continue reading

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Focus on Fentimans: Smart Soft Drinks

Fentimans: Alcohol Free Christmas Party Winners? Have you heard of Fentimans? If not, let me quickly fill you in…  Thomas Fentiman, a West Yorkshire iron worker, began the business in 1905 when he was given a recipe for botanically brewed … Continue reading

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News, PR & Tip: The Edrington Group has a dram for all dads

A DRAM FOR ALL DADS Gift your Dad the perfect present this Father’s Day with a dram of luxury single malt whisky. From a peaty Islay malt to a luxury Speyside whisky, there’s an expression to suit every taste…

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Visit: The Glenrothes Distillery

    Recently I was lucky enough to be invited up to visit The Glenrothes distillery. There’s a few things I want to quickly clear up before I continue… Firstly, The Glenrothes distillery is in Rothes, Speyside…. Not Glenrothes, Fife. … Continue reading

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Press Launch & Review: Glenmorangie Tusail

Glenmorangie Tùsail Recently Glenmorangie launched Tùsail, the 6th release in their yearly Private Edition series of malts… most of which form some part of experimentation by Glenmo’s main man, Dr Bill Lumsden. (See below for my review tasting notes.) This … Continue reading

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My Dewar’s Last Great Malts Trip – Day Two

         So, I’ve been on a Last Great Malts trip, kindly put on by Dewar’s… To read about day one of the trip, go here. Day 2, and it’s a bright and early start. Actually, I tell a … Continue reading

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