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 […]
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.
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.
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:
Whether you spell it whisky or whiskey, the dark-golden drink comes in many different forms. With signature sips created in different regions around the world, we take a look at some of the main whisky types and how they are made.
Scotch whisky has been in the lives of the British Royal Family for almost 200 years. Over the long whisky history, bottles have been made especially for the Royals, and some bottles around the world have been awarded a Royal Warrant! With the birth of a new prince and a Royal wedding, we’re sure that […]
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 […]
In the investment world, whisky has become something of a hot topic in recent years. While we all know that a top-quality bottle can easily set you back a bit, increased interest in rare and old bottles of the liquor has boosted sale prices to the point that whisky is now a better investment than […]
Whisky is, of course, intrinsically linked to Scotland, with many of the world’s finest single malts originating from this country. Like the fine wines of France, the Scottish whiskies find themselves grouped by region, originating from old taxation rules and regulations. We take a look at the differences and history of these regions.