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Lagavulin Islay Jazz festival 2011 Review

on September 23rd, 2011 in Editorial, Islay, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 2 Comments

Whisky Times Trip to Islay World class drumming, dramming, strumming and sipping, nosing and jazz numbers. A week has passed since I’ve returned from the 2011 Lagavulin Islay Jazz festival and already I am missing the Island, the atmosphere and especially the whisky. It’s hard to put a finger on…

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Black Grouse Scotch

on June 3rd, 2011 in Blended whisky by dan | No Comments

During a recent trip to London I had my eyes opened to how good blended whisky can actually be. I was particularly blown away by the Grants 18. So with that in mind I have a bottle of Black Grouse as recommended in #101 whiskies to try before you die’…

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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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Bruichladdich PEAT Review

on March 31st, 2011 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 5 Comments

I’m sat here, being a relative newbie to the whisky world, pondering one of the greatest questions to plague man-kind since… well since 1778 when William Cullen invented the refrigerator at the University of Glasgow (very fitting). To Ice or Not to Ice? It would seem to me that its…

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