Category Archives: Whisky

6 Facts About Laphroaig

A cocktail of Laphroaig with a bottle in the background

Anyone who knows anything about a good Scotch whisky knows the name Laphroaig. In 1815, brothers Donald and Alexander Johnston realised that it was far more profitable to distil whiskey than raising cattle, so the Laphroaig distillery was born. From then on, it’s been years of refining and perfecting to bring the iconic whisky that […]

5 Instagram Accounts to Follow For Cocktail Making Inspiration

Two cocktails on a table garnished with thyme and lemon

If you’re looking to work on your skills behind the bar, you’ll want to cast the net wide and find inspiration. Balancing flavours to work in harmony is a skill that can take time to refine, but playing with an array of alcohol should be fun as well as flavourful. We’ve collected some of our […]

3 Cocktails to Make With Only 3 Ingredients

Two cocktails on a bar

Cocktails don’t need to be complicated, the simplest are more often than not the most sophisticated, they stay true to the authentic flavours of the liquor. Mixing in numerous ingredients over complicates the palate rather than doing the drink any justice. Take the French Connection for an example, equal parts Cognac and Amaretto over ice […]

6 Best Mixers for Whisky

A selection of alcoholic drinks at the back of a bar

Although whisky can be enjoyed neat due to its complex flavours, it can also be mixed into exquisite cocktails or sipped and savoured with a mixer. Because of the abundance of flavours that range from smoky to floral, we’re sure you will find a whisky that is tailored to your palate. No matter your preference, […]

A Guide to Whisky Glasses

When you drink a glass of whisky, the aroma produced by the golden liquid contributes greatly to the enjoyment of the experience. But did you know, the glass you pour your whisky into has a huge impact on the way this aroma reaches you? Choosing the right whisky glass is important if you are looking […]

How to Infuse Cigars with Alcohol

Although some purists may beg to differ, you can improve your smoking experience by infusing your cigars with your favourite liquors. What better way to enjoy a cognac and cigar than combining the two for a more fruitful evening? If it’s your first time infusing your cigars, why not splash out on your favourite liquor? […]

5 Whisky Cocktail Recipes for Christmas

A well-balanced dram of whisky is the perfect companion in the evening. Why not experiment with this age-old friend and try something new? We’re not suggesting that anything can quite beat a neat whisky, but after all, it is Christmas. It doesn’t matter if you’re more inclined to a smoky blend or find yourself to […]

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