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.
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:
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 […]
Whisky is the tipple of choice for many, but while you might know your malt from your grain or your rye from your corn, how much do you actually know about your usual down at the local? It’s been around for centuries and has been there for generation after generation when they need it most; […]
Since the beginning of film and television, characters onscreen have often been depicted with a drink in hand, sat at a bar, or enjoying a sneaky sip at home. Some of these characters and shows have made the drinks famous, or have made the drink so iconic, linking it to the character that we can’t […]
Trying to find a great pairing for your cigars can prove tricky for even the most advanced cigar aficionado. To help you on your way to finding the perfect partners we have put together our ultimate pairing guide, covering drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, as well as an assortment of food.
When it comes to alcohol and cigars, even the most seasoned cigar aficionado and spirit buffs can find themselves in a bit of trouble when it comes to finding the perfect drink and cigar pairings. We take a look at how to pair cigars based on our ability to pick out complex flavours with our […]
Whisky, or whiskey, is one of our favourite drinks. A dram of the golden amber coloured drink matches perfectly with a luxurious Cohiba cigar, and makes for a perfectly relaxed evening. Whisky is distilled from fermented grain mash, which comes in different varieties such as corn, barley, wheat and rye. It is usually then aged […]
Now that the sunny weather is finally here, the season of enjoying cigars and a drink while sat outside is upon us. Whisky is renowned for its warming properties, making it a winter staple, but that certainly doesn’t mean that your old-fashioned can’t be traded in for a lighter option in the sunnier months of […]
When we think of having a drink with our cigar, invariably we will look to a single malt or a pint to help quench our thirst. But what should you pour if you are teetotal, have a non-alcoholic guest, or are still clinging to your alcohol-free new year’s resolutions!? We take a look at some […]