Japanese Whisky is known for its subtlety and complex flavours. Typically juxtaposed against the bold but straightforward designs of Kana script, Japanese whisky takes something with centuries of history and thousands of years of miles away in the Scottish highlands and puts its own respectful reinterpretation in a bottle.
Getting started with pipe smoking may be a little overwhelming if you know little about your new hobby. Smoking a tobacco pipe is a very enjoyable experience, and many pipe smokers love collecting a variety of pipes, from the simple to the more intricately designed! To help you get started on your pipe smoking journey, […]
With coffee playing such a major role in the lives of many in the 21st-century, it’s difficult to imagine a productive working week without our mid-morning cup of ‘Joe’. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur that won’t settle for anything less than a smooth Italian blend created in some swanky machine or you’re happy to settle […]
While James Bond is perhaps best known for his signature martini, shaken not stirred, did you know that Bond is also partial to a good smoke? We take a look at his smoking habits, and how he has even taken to using his cigar as a weapon!
While you may love a glass of bourbon, how much do you know about the drink? Not only does it taste great, but there’s also a host of interesting facts about this type of whiskey! From where it’s predominately produced, to the strict rules that have to be followed to qualify as bourbon. Read on […]
A bottle of The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 60 year old has become the most expensive whisky in the world. The bottle was sold at a Bonhams auction in Edinburgh on the 3rd October for a staggering £848,750, breaking the world record for the most spent on a bottle of whisky! Distilled in 1926 and bottled […]
Proper storage of cigars is imperative to enable a pleasant smoking experience. While some methods are more known than others, we’re exploring all storage methods in this piece, along with alternative solutions as well as those you should avoid. Read on to prevent any spoils, and learn a trick or two along the way.
Whisky is like marmite, you either love it or you hate it. While that isn’t relevant at all, neither are these myths about whisky below. These false truths are notoriously circulated, and in this blog, we’re looking to bust them once and for all. So grab yourself a good dram and let’s put these myths […]
Gin has experienced an unlikely rise in popularity in recent years and it now plays a major role in the mainstream lifestyle of men and women of all ages. From an association with alcoholic writers and its role as a preventative for malaria, the spirit has gone from strength to strength, and it is perhaps, […]
Cigar clubs are the height of extravagance and exclusivity, often hosting some of the world’s wealthiest business people and whole range of celebrities in the most luxurious of settings.