Archive of 2013 February

Buying and selling Whisky Privately Online

on February 25th, 2013 in Editorial by dan | 26 Comments

The web is reported to be a dangerous place to buy and sell anything privately, but I do think the whisky community ensures you wont go far wrong selling, buying and swapping whisky online away from retailers. Recently I’ve had an experience of trading some bottles of whisky ‘person to…

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New Isle of Skye Whisky: Talisker Storm (45.8%)

on February 20th, 2013 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 1 Comment

News from Diageo! A new Talisker: Talisker, the famous Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the Isle of Skye, is to have a new family member. TALISKER STORM is an exuberant new expression of Talisker, calculated to delight and intrigue the many adorers of this celebrated island whisky: more intense and…

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Brewdog and Bristol

on February 17th, 2013 in Bar reviews, Beer by dan | No Comments

The Brewdog bar in Bristol is doesn’t do hot drinks; But in many ways – it’s my #1 bar in the UK right now. I believe there are lots of people like me too, all of who will love Brewdog bars too. Who/What is Brewdog in Three Paragraphs: otherwise I’d…

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Karuizawa 1964 48 year old Japanese Whisky (57.7%)

on February 12th, 2013 in Editorial, Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 9 Comments

Here is some breaking news from the world of high end Whiskies, and I am sure that this will be music to the ears of whisky investors. Wealth solutions, in conjunction with One Drinks Co is releasing an Old rare Whisky the likes of which you rarely see. Read on…

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Isle of Harris Distillery Project

on February 8th, 2013 in Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

Update: there is more info about this in a new isle of harris update. You might be interested in the project to create the first distillery on the beautiful Isle of Harris currently reciving funind of nearly £2m from the Scottish government. The Fund-raising and planning applications are apparently “making…

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Chivas toasts ‘Chivalry Day’

on February 6th, 2013 in Editorial by dan | No Comments

It’s valentines day, and no self respecting company would miss an opportunity to market themselves to the gift market. Here we have Chivas’s offering in the form of a, what I actually think is well intentioned, if ill linked to the product, Valentines message: Chivas is trying to bring life…

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