Archive of 2012 May

The Angels Share and Balblair Whisky

on May 24th, 2012 in Editorial by dan | 1 Comment

On a recent business trip into London I was kindly invited to make a slight detour and catch a screening of the New Ken Loach film – The Angels Share. Afterwards there was a fantastic whisky tasting with three Balblair vintages, and a bit of a session in a local…

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The Sober Pill Conundrum

on May 24th, 2012 in Editorial by dan | 1 Comment

Reading through the United Academics Magazine (FYI, its a good read ) I came across thier article: Sober Up Pill Developed. Naturally I was interested, and thought you would be too. It raises some interesting topics and questions. Sober Up Pill Developed We already have o2 linn, the beer that…

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Bruichladdich Whisky Dessert Meringue Recipe

on May 19th, 2012 in Editorial, Food, Islay by dan | No Comments

Alright People, so this is the simplest most awesome whisky desert i’ve ever made. You may remember a while back I created Whisky Baked Apple with Lemon, Ginger and Raisins, now this is a much simpler and easier to make recipe. Plus all you need is whisky, sugar and eggs….

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Glenfarclas 1953

on May 14th, 2012 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 2 Comments

This morning a special bottle of whisky arrived, it was a bottle of Glenfarclas 1953 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. And I couldn’t be happier! Its a 58 year old whisky, and the oldest Glenfarclas has ever released. Bottled at cask strength and non-chill filtered, this is actually a piece…

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Bowmore Small Batch Reserve

on May 13th, 2012 in Islay, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 3 Comments

Following on from the Bowmore redesign news I posted earlier this year, here is some more bowmore news. It’s taken from a Bowmore press release about there new whisky… enjoy. Bowmore is launching a new 40%ABV expression in the UK called “Bowmore Small Batch Reserve”. Aged in 1st and &…

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Whisky Fest ’12: 18th Apr – 22nd May

on May 8th, 2012 in Editorial by dan | No Comments

Whisky Fest 2012 is a yearly festival that world duty free holds to show off new whiskies, and some old classics too. Also to give some very nice discounts! The festival revolves around discounts and experienced staff who are regularly involved in tasting and training sessions to give you some…

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