Month: June 2017

Edinburgh Whisky Festival

  Alternative title being “the other side of the table”… I was invited to the Whisky Lounge Edinburgh by Amanda & Eddie to sell my fudge…so after making it I packed my lovely Balvenie hamper and Glen Moray bag and headed for Edinburgh on what was to be a swelteringly hot day. I arrived at the really impressive Assembly Rooms…

The Balvenie Tweet Tasting – The Craftsmen’s Dinner

Imagine the excitement of knowing you are going to participate in The Balvenie twitter tasting, and then the rush of excitement as a big parcel marked “fragile” arrives and you open it up and you are greeted by The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 year old, the 14 year old Caribbean Cask and the 17 year old DoubleWood… these are accompanied by…

Loch Lomond Tweet Tasting

On the 31st May I had the absolute pleasure of taking part in the Loch Lomond Tweet Tasting with Steve Rush of the The Whisky Wire. This included three Loch Lomond whiskies, and two Glen Scotia. Since I hadn’t tried any whiskies from either distillery before, this was going to be another journey of discovery… The first whisky of the…

A Few Samples to Try…

A kind Tweeter (one of a few) offered to send me some samples, so last night (well 7th May to be precise) I decided that it was time to explore them. Well if someone offers you something to try, you say “yes please!”   Springbank 25 year old 2017 release 46% A lovely fruity nose. Soft sugars. Galia melon and…

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