Month: November 2017

Dewar’s of Aberfeldy Distillery – Tweet Tasting

Wednesday 22nd November, the Dewar’s of Aberfeldy Tweet tasting was finally here. I think there was a whole lot of us eager to take part in this evening, and we were all waiting with excitement as to what delicious drams we were going to try… This evening we were going to sample three whiskies firstly the 12 year old, then…

The Dram Team – Great Drams

Thursday 16th November was the Dram Team tasting night…yippee! I do like these lovely boxes which come to my door every month, yes I pay for them but still a little treat is good on a regular basis, isn’t it? I will quite from on of the cards in the box last month “In his debut book, The Great Drams…

Drinks by the Dram – Whisky Advent

Wednesday 15th November saw us willing participants gather together (so to speak) for a twitter tasting which saw us being privileged to have a ‘sneak peek at the jolly treats within”  Drinks by the Drams Whisky Advent Calendar. The five we were going to try were as follows: The Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak – SMSW 40% vol. Bain’s…

Birmingham Whisky Festival

I was dreaming I was flying… In actual fact I was flying. Flying down from the frozen North. Between snoozing, I was gazing down at the snow dusted mountains and villages across the UK. Yes I (little Miss Spontaneous) had decided to squeeze in one last festival this year…well you would, wouldn’t you? So, here I was in Birmingham for…

Christmas is Coming…

Yes folks it’s coming… Santa is getting ready to fill his sacks, and I’m getting ready to make some more whisky fudge. It’s going to be a busy month. Firstly starting with the Christmas Fair at Glen Moray, then making fudge for other friends & customers too. The whiskies will be: Aberlour A’bunadh – Batch 57 GlenDronach Cask Strength –…

Inside the Bottle: Taste(s)

If any of you have read my past posts, then you will have noted that I have previously touched on taste(s) and how they can change… I used to be a teeny bit of a peat freak, but apart from the odd one or two I still like them I guess,  but my tastes have changed. Or perhaps it is more…

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