Game of Thrones fans have been counting down the days in anticipation for the eighth and final season of the hit television show. To increase the hype for this show even further, collectors and fans of whisky can also look forward to the release of the much-awaited Game of Thrones whisky collection.
A commonly asked question relating to whiskey is whether or not Bourbon and whisky are the same thing. At its simplest, the answer is that Bourbon is a type of whiskey, but not all whiskies are Bourbons. To count as a Bourbon, the whiskey must meet a strict set of rules regarding its ingredients and […]
We will all be aware of the risks that come from overindulging in a few too many glasses of whisky too often, but are you aware of the potential benefits that the drink can bring when enjoyed in moderation?! While there is still a lot of debate as to whether the health benefits of alcohol, […]
In films we often see whiskey-drinking characters pouring a dram from an expensive looking crystal decanter, as opposed to straight from the bottle. While this may look pretty cool, there is some debate amongst whiskey lovers as to whether or not pouring your whiskey into a decanter is necessary. We take a look at whether […]
Over the past few years, the popularity of Japanese whisky has grown continually, and it certainly doesn’t look like the trend is set to stop any time soon. However, as more turn to the world of Japanese whiskies, we have seen price tags skyrocket. What was once a modest interpretation of Scottish malt whiskies has […]
As the popularity of Japanese whisky continues to grow, finding a good quality bottle for a great price is becoming increasingly more difficult, especially when on the hunt for a premium expression or rarer blend. With Christmas on the way, you may be looking for a bottle to give as a gift or to drink […]
Forget Guinness World Records; this is whisky world records. We’ve scoured the Guinness books for the biggest and best world records related to the wonderful world of whisky. Read on to see if you’ve got a shot at beating any of them:
Every other month it seems as if a new bottle has broken the record for being the most expensive whisky in the world. With more and more people turning to collecting or investing in whisky, more than ever is being sold, with some nights seeing more bottles change hands than whole years have in the […]
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.
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 […]