Is Whisky Worth More Than Gold?

In the investment world, whisky has become something of a hot topic in recent years. While we all know that a top-quality bottle can easily set you back a bit, increased interest in rare and old bottles of the liquor has boosted sale prices to the point that whisky is now a better investment than […]

10 Amazing Facts About the World’s Most Famous Lighter

A Zippo lighter alight at Havana House

Cigars can’t be smoked without being lit, and one of the best options for lighting a stogie is with a lighter. Before you head over and have a look at some of the best cigar lighters you could want to accompany your cigar collection, we thought we would offer up 10 amazing facts about the famous […]

Whisky Cocktails for Spring

Now that the sunny weather is finally here, the season of enjoying cigars and a drink while sat outside is upon us. Whisky is renowned for its warming properties, making it a winter staple, but that certainly doesn’t mean that your old-fashioned can’t be traded in for a lighter option in the sunnier months of […]

How Do Casks Affect The Ageing Process of Whisky?

Casks of whisky

As whisky matures in a cask, it is a fairly safe bet that the cask type used to store the whisky as it ages has a fairly big impact on the whisky itself, in terms of colour, flavour and aroma. With around sixty to seventy percent of a whisky’s flavour actually coming from the cask […]

Spring Clean Your Face

Man getting ready to shave with a dovo straight cut razor

Now that spring appears to have finally arrived, many have begun the process of spring cleaning. While traditionally, this may involve a spot of dusting, or stashing the Christmas jumpers in the back of the wardrobe, increasingly, this concept of spring cleaning has turned into a chance to refresh your lifestyle. Whether you have a […]

A Guide to the Whisky Regions of Scotland

Glass of Scotch Whisky

Whisky is, of course, intrinsically linked to Scotland, with many of the world’s finest single malts originating from this country. Like the fine wines of France, the Scottish whiskies find themselves grouped by region, originating from old taxation rules and regulations. We take a look at the differences and history of these regions.