Archive of 2011 December

My Christmas Whiskey

on December 22nd, 2011 in New Make, Spirits by dan | 2 Comments

It’s Christmas whiskey time! By that I mean its the time of year I’m starting to buy gifts for family and friends and all I can think of is whiskey type gifts. I like to think I’m a selfless giver and Christmas is a time when I can give gifts…

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The Glenrothes Editors’ Casks

on December 12th, 2011 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, Speyside by dan | No Comments

Below we have an example of a whisky I can’t afford and a whisky I can’t get a hold of. Can you remember the episode of Top Gear where they reviewed 3 car’s, none of which you could buy? Well this is a little bit like that: Berry Bros. &…

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Royal Approval for New Cooperage

on December 2nd, 2011 in Editorial, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

£10million Cambus Cooperage brings ancient craft into 21st Century Following on from the previous bit of Whisky / Cooperage news we also seen this and though it worth a mention.: Read on… His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, yesterday (28th Nov 2011) officially opened the first new cooperage to…

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New Cooperage in Cambus, near Alloa in Fife

on December 2nd, 2011 in Editorial, whisky Industry news by dan | 2 Comments

We love the skill and history behind the the highly skilled jobs in Whisky production or any product we can be proud of, being kept alive and well. Junior Coopers (the guys who make whisky oak casks) are trained for years before they can work alone, such is the skill…

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