Archive of 2011 April

You will never be as cool as single malt whisky

on April 30th, 2011 in Pictures, Single Malt Whisky by James | No Comments

Cool : An adjective referring to something that is very good, stylish, or otherwise positive. It is among the most common slang terms used in today’s world. Being asked to write for  a lifestyle magazine on the subject of “single malt whisky” and “cool” has the potential to become one…

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Yoichi 12 Review

on April 29th, 2011 in Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

In case you hadn’t noticed we at Whisky Times have acquired a taste for Japanese Whisky. It seems, having done some research that the main Japanese Brands to try are Suntory Yamaki, Yoichi, and Ichiro’s. Google Yoichi and you get a variety of interesting things: Nasu no Yoichi: A Famous…

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The Blend of Nikka Malt Base Whisky Review

on April 13th, 2011 in Blended Japanese, Blended whisky by dan | No Comments

The Nikka Distilling Co. Ltd produce this blended whisky from the recently troubled Japan who just had their third large earth quake. WhiskyTimes contributor James has bought a bottle of the “SPIRIT OF UNITY Blended Malt” and we encourage you to do so to until it is sold out. However,…

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Types of whisky from our first month online

on April 12th, 2011 in Irish, Japanese, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, Spirits by dan | No Comments

Whisky is NOT a flavour, rather it’s a base for all kinds of flavours and smells from all over the world. Get Stuck in, there is literally a whole world out there to explore. There you have it! I opened with an outragous overarching statement about whisky POW! As part…

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The Balvenie Signature 12 years (40%)

on April 8th, 2011 in Pictures, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by James | 1 Comment

Spring has just sledge hammered it’s way into April. Twenty two degrees centigrade out of nowhere caught the majority of us by surprise including myself The sudden change in temperature got me thinking about reaching for the lighter, fruity whisky and stowing away the belly warmers for the 2am camp…

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There are no wrong or right answers in whisky tasting

on April 3rd, 2011 in Single Malt Whisky by James | 4 Comments

As my knowledge and experience with whisky begins to grow (at a snails pace) one begins to ponder where this journey might end up. At the moment I am happy struggling trying to identify smells and flavours, to the point where I will go and buy some foam banana sweets…

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For relaxing times, Suntory times

on April 2nd, 2011 in Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by James | 1 Comment

While Suntory produce some of Japans finest single malt and blended whiskys their advertisement campaigns are a lot less spectacular. Most are unintentionally funny and creepy, check out Keanu Reeves epic basin haircut. “Whoa” Sean, a traitor to Scottish Whisky Everything became clear after watching this Recommend on Facebook Share…

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Suntory Yamazaki 18 (43%)

on April 1st, 2011 in Japanese, Pictures, Single Malt Whisky by James | 3 Comments

My beautiful wife was on business in London recently and happened to be a couple of doors down from the Whiskyshop. I received an excitable phone call from Carolyn informing me about the shop and asking if I would like a small gift! Without any thought and hesitation I asked…

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