December 2012

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #17

December 17, 2012
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Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #16

December 16, 2012
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Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #15

December 15, 2012
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Whisky Myths Debunked #10 – Jack Daniel’s Is Not A Bourbon

December 14, 2012

It is amazing how this myth keeps popping up over and over again. Actually it is not restricted to Jack Daniel’s but this it is by far the most prominent example of a falsely alleged non-bourbon.

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #14

December 14, 2012
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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 Ad-Vent Calendar #13

December 13, 2012
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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.

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #12

December 12, 2012
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Whisky Christmas Dinner – First Course: Sauteed Goose Liver with Sultanas

December 11, 2012
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Over the next days I will present my suggestion for a whisky-enhanced Christmas dinner. Here is the first course:

Kilchoman 4 yo 2007/2012 Single Cask Nation

December 11, 2012
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Crisp and clean with quite an amazing depth of flavours for such a young whisky. They know how to make good whisky on the Rhinns, and the bottlers know how to select good casks. – Rating: 87/100

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #11

December 11, 2012
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Top 10 Bullshit Alcohol-Related Top 10 Lists

December 10, 2012
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The web just loves Top Ten lists, my Twitter feed is full of links to all kinds of booze-related Top Ten of whatever. Sometimes they are funny, sometimes they are informative, more often than not they are plain annoying.

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #10

December 10, 2012
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Benriach 17 yo 1995/2012 Single Cask Nation

December 9, 2012
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Very much in your face mainland peat backed up by gentle fruit and spice, this has the potental to divide opinions as it is no dram for the faint of heart. – Rating: 86/100

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #9

December 9, 2012
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Why Whisky Isn’t Wine

December 8, 2012

David Driscoll’s Thursday post on the K&L Wines blog brought up an interesting comparison between whisky and wine that I think needs further examination.

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #8

December 8, 2012
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Arran 12 yo 1999/2012 Single Cask Nation

December 7, 2012
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Not really the aromas you would expect from a pinot noir cask, but this does not devalue this dram at all. Good fruit and nice spice, well balanced and enjoyable. – Rating: 85/100

Whisky Ad-Vent Calendar #7

December 7, 2012
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