Category Archives: Whisky

Ardbeg Introduces Masters Of Smoke Masterclass

Person spraying smoke on whisky

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.

7 Myths About Whisky Collecting

Whisky collection

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 Best Whiskey Bars in Dublin

Irish Whiskey in barrels

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 […]

Can Whiskey Go Bad?

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, […]

What Are Whiskey Stones and Are They Useful?

whiskey stones

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 […]