Tag Archives: whisky

The Ultimate Guide to Pairing

Pairing cigars

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.

A Whisky Inspired Fashion Line Is Launching

A Scottish distillery is launching a fashion line, inspired by the whisky it produces. BenRiach, a Speyside distillery who are known for their adventurous approaches to whisky making, will be working hand in hand with Scottish designer Kestin Hare to form a series of apparel inspired by the distillery, scotch and the Speyside landscape.

Drinks Fit For Royalty: The Royal Family and Scotch

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 […]

Worldwide Whisky Regions

Whisky from around the world

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 […]

How to Throw a Cigar Tasting Party

A cigar, cutter, lighter and glass of whisky

When you are a cigar lover, it is more than likely that some of your friends will also enjoy a stogie or two now and then. What better way to spend time together than by hosting a cigar tasting party, complete with some food, drink, and above all else, smoking!? Here is our guide to […]

Is Whisky Worth More Than Gold?

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 Cocktails for Spring

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 […]

How Do Casks Affect The Ageing Process of Whisky?

Casks of whisky

As whisky matures in a cask, it is a fairly safe bet that the cask type used to store the whisky as it ages has a fairly big impact on the whisky itself, in terms of colour, flavour and aroma. With around sixty to seventy percent of a whisky’s flavour actually coming from the cask […]

A Guide to the Whisky Regions of Scotland

Glass of Scotch Whisky

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.

14 Facts About Scotch Whisky

Scotch Whisky

Today marks one of the most important events in our calendar: International Whisk(e)y Day. To celebrate this occasion, we have put together some fun facts to share with you about the beloved drink. The parenthesis in the day’s name is used to include both Scotch and American whiskies in the celebrations, although as we’re based […]