Archive of Spirits

Age Your Own Whisky with Sullivans Cove

on October 24th, 2013 in Editorial, New Make, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

today we recieved an interesting email from the tasmania distillery guys Sullivans Cove Imagine 20l of Sullivans Cove Single Malt maturing under your stairs in your own personally crafted oak cask….now imagine regularly taste-testing it, to monitor maturation of course….now imagine your delight in two years once it is ready for drinking…And now…

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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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Eagle Rare 17 Review: American Whisky, Yeee Haw!

on June 10th, 2011 in Spirits by dan | No Comments

Yeeee Haw!!! I am pretty confident in saying that both whisky enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts have only really experienced american whisky in Jack Daniels form. So I’ve made an effort to  invesitgate the stateside offerings and to see how they stand up to the Scotish might. For me, American whisky stirs…

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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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Special Sang Som Rum (40%)

on March 10th, 2011 in Spirits by dan | 13 Comments

As I am starting to write this blog it as an equal mix of whiskies, beers and rum reviews! By way of explanation, I have a massive passion for all things alcohol that are out of the norm, in fact I run a beer blog, make my own homebrew and often search out…

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Macoucherie pure sugarcane red rum (40%)

on March 10th, 2011 in Pictures, Spirits by James | 6 Comments

I am a big fan of anything Rum related. As spirits go it’s a great all rounder for cooking, deserts, mixers, straight up glugging and using the casks to finish single malts. The taste for rum soon became known amongst the family and my super awesome mother-in-law recently acquired a…

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