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How Some US And Scottish Distillers Are Doing Exactly The Opposite To Stay Competitive

April 17, 2014
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US and Scottish distillers reacting differently in order to stay profitable, an apparent paradox.

When Was Scotch Grain Whisky Invented?

April 12, 2014
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Grain whisky has been put on the agrnda by industry giants. But its history is far from well-known.

Teacher’s Origin

April 14, 2014
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There must be quite a bit of Ardmore in this rather voluptuous blend, the smokiness is well complemented by fruity caramel notes. – Rating: 83/100

Glenmorangie Astar

April 9, 2014
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This whisky is most unusual but I really like it. The mushroomy character is actually quite intriguing and the bottling strength of 100 Imperial proof gives it a nice punch. – Rating: 86/100

The Lost Distilleries Blend – Batch 4

March 28, 2014
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Nose and palate of this delicate dram are quite different but complement each other very well. The overall character is light and delicate with very little smoke. – Rating: 87/100

International Whisky Day Special – A Bunch Of Dusty Scotch Blends

March 27, 2014
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I was planning on doing a comparative tasting anyway, so I thought it would be a nice idea to reserve this slightly special flight for this occasion.

When Was Scotch Grain Whisky Invented?

April 12, 2014
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Grain whisky has been put on the agrnda by industry giants. But its history is far from well-known.

The Scotch Whisky Distillery Timeline

September 1, 2013

When compiling the data for the Periodic Table of Scotch Whisky, founding and (if applicable) closing dates of the distilleries were included. Ordering the list by these dates gives you an interesting by-product, a timeline of distillery openings and closures.

Whisky People #14 – Lawrence Graham

January 10, 2013
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Name: Lawrence Graham
Year of Birth: 1958
Place of Residence: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Whisky Involvement: Festival organizer, blogger

Whisky People #13 – Dave Broom

August 23, 2011
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Year of Birth: 1959
Place of Residence: Hove near Brighton
Profession: Writer
Whisky Involvement: books, magazine articles, masterclasses etc.

How Some US And Scottish Distillers Are Doing Exactly The Opposite To Stay Competitive

April 17, 2014
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US and Scottish distillers reacting differently in order to stay profitable, an apparent paradox.

Dewar’s Rebranding Just Months After Pulling Sexist Ad

April 8, 2014
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Whisky brand revamps are usually non-events here on Dramming. But reading yesterday’s news that Dewar’s had ‘unveiled’ a new look for its range, this just cannot be left uncommented.

Some Fundamental Whisky Laws

March 28, 2014

I tried to condense my experiences in the whisky world into this little list. I hope it is of use.

Is Scotch Whisky Suffering From The Lindt Syndrome?

November 17, 2013

Time again to wrap up some thoughts that have been fermenting for quite a while.

TWE Whisky Show London 2013 And Beyond

October 20, 2013
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It has become almost a tradition that I use the Whisky Exchange Whisky Show in London as an excuse for a small holiday at the beginning of October. Apart from popping over to London I also decided to spend a few days in Paris afterwards.

Jim Murray – Whisky, Sulphur And Testosterone

January 23, 2013
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Jim Murray arguably is one of the most controversial personalities in the whisky world. At the Victoria Whisky Festival I had the opportunity to to experience him in action.

What We Can Learn From Old Whisky Ads And Bottles

April 11, 2014
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I have been avidly collecting old whisky adverts over tha past years, There are a number of interesting things to be learned from these, so here is wrapping it up a bit:

10 Headlines That Will Instantly Boost Your Whisky Blog Readership

March 26, 2014

Hand-crafted sample headlines free to use for my fellow whisky bloggers that are guaranted to your make your Google Analytics graph go crazy.

Whisky Christmas Dinner – Dessert: Whisky Soufflé

December 13, 2012
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The Soufflé au Grand Marnier is a French classic, so why not swap the orange liqueur for a nice whisky?

Whisky Christmas Dinner – Main Course: Fillet of Beef With Morel Sauce

December 12, 2012
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Another simple but not necessarily cheap and easy dish to help you to have enough time to enjoy the holidays.

The Dramming.com Whisky Survey Part 2 – Analysis

December 8, 2013

While the overview only showed the raw answers to the questions, in this part I will be looking at the information that can be gathered by combining several questions.

The Dramming.com Whisky Survey Part 1 – Overview

October 23, 2013
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One of the biggest projects ever on this blog has come to an end. From 5th May to 30th September 650 people have partcipated in a survey about their relationship with whisky.

John Lamond: Whiskey – Instant Expert – Book Review

October 1, 2013
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In the “Instant Expert” book series of US based publishers Princeton Architectural Press, the Scottish whisky expert John Lamond gas contributed a title about whisky

Davin de Kergommeaux: Canadian Whisky – The Portable Expert

May 19, 2012
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Canadian Malt Maniac Davin de Kergommeaux has done it again! After launching canadianwhisky.org, he continued his quest to make the world familiar with this drink by writing a book.

How To Turn Ardbeg Into Bowmore

April 6, 2014
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Many of you will have heard about the FWP (“French Whore Perfume”) phenomenon of some Bowmores distilled in the 1980s. Now a cunning plan sprang into my mind.

Balsamic Malt Vinegar – A New Idea For Whisky Makers?

March 15, 2013

Here is a little idea that came into my mind when I made myself some Fish & Chips today….

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