The northern city of Liverpool is one that is known for its heritage and history. In 2008, it held the joint position of being Europe’s capital of culture, sharing the title with Stavanger in Norway.
Smoke is a term many whisky drinkers will have become familiar with. Often used to describe the taste sensation that comes when sipping on a fine malt, it has been at the core of whisky production for decades, if not centuries. Our drinks have come along way since their conception, with ever more intricate and complex ways for people to enjoy the delightful beverage.
Being the UK’s largest city, and the capital of England, London should, in theory, have a wealth of fantastic whisky bars. Well, we’re pleased to report that this is, in fact, true; there are innumerable worthwhile establishments that will happily serve you all manor of this golden liquid.
Although many alcoholic beverages are typically something you just pick up and drink, without much thought of how or why you’re drinking it, whisky is something that needs much more attention.
Scotland is practically synonymous with whisky for all the right reasons. The seemingly endless list of amazing distilleries, both big-name labels and small batch, is enough to make any whisky fan drool.
Deciding to start your own whisky collection can be a nerve-wracking decision when you are expecting to have to spend your life’s savings and every waking hour checking out auctions to be able to get a few decent bottles. Luckily, this isn’t the case, and whisky collecting can be a fairly easy and enjoyable hobby […]
The ebb and flow in popularity of Irish Whiskey is a story in of itself. Once the producers of the most popular spirit in the world, Irish distilleries saw a sharp and dramatic decline throughout the 19th-century which coincided with Scotland opening new whiskey producers and expanding their industry. From 1890 to 1990, 27 of […]
A very commonly asked question from whiskey drinkers is whether or not a whiskey can go off once it has been opened. The answer is both good news and bad news. Technically, whiskey can go bad; however, the good news is that it is extremely unlikely to ever happen! If the whiskey is stored properly, […]
No matter how you decide to serve your whiskey, whiskey stones can be a useful tool for sustaining a great drinking temperature for your dram. In the whiskey world, however, they are a controversial accessory for whiskey drinkers, with a fairly decisive split between those who love them and those who hate the stones! In […]