Month: July 2017

Gin. To love or not to love?

Well that’s certainly a question that I’ve been considering of late. Do I like gin? Or possibly it should be, do I like the new breed of gin? Maybe? I imagine if someone had asked you a few years back if you fancied one, then it probably would have been Gordon’s Gin. However, these days I’ve seen my local shop…

Heaven Hill UK Tweet Tasting

On the 4th July myself and a host of other tweeters joined together for an evening of bourbon from Heaven Hill UK. hmm just realised the # I used read #HeaveHillUK…D’oh missing the N! First to sample was Evan Williams Extra Aged, the nose gave rich sweet honey and caramel yet slightly minty, probably like Pacers if you’re of that generation?!…

Sibling Rivalry – The Dram Team

Sibling Rivalry it’s all part of family life eh? Well on this particular evening it was a battle of ages between these six drams, we were about to sample Glen Moray, Old Pulteney and Glenfarclas siblings. So who would come out as favourite? The elder or the younger? Well I guess there was really only one way to find out,…

Anyone for Fudge?

I will be making my next order of fresh fudge on Friday, 14th July and will post them out in the afternoon. So if the Royal Mail behave themselves, you’ll have it on Saturday. I’ll be rotating some of the whiskies I use on a fortnightly basis as I will be making fudge every second Thursday / Friday (except holiday…

SMWS 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy

When I was down in Edinburgh I finally had the opportunity to meet someone I have tweeted with for probably 5/6 years. This would be Tom Thomson, and as I left to race off to The Whisky Lounge he kindly gave me a sample to try, SMWS 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy a 20 year old Rosebank at 51.3% abv. Bright…

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