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Freestyle Blind Tasting Competition – The Result

October 11, 2012
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After the first blind tasting round with only Scotch single malt whiskies, most competitors also signed up for the ‘Freestyle’ tasting.

A Tainted Bottle Of Aberlour A’bunadh?

September 26, 2012

I was burning to know if the entire batch really is that bad or if it is only my bottle that was affected by a mysterious whisky disease.

A Honeypot For Whisky Fakers?

September 25, 2012
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Is there a way to beat whisky fakers who buy emtpy bottles on eBay?

Introducing Dramming-news.com

September 11, 2012
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I have noticed that currently there is no English language site that is dedicated entirely to whisky news. Dramming News is the answer.

5 Tips For Whisky Bloggers

July 23, 2012
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It’s been pretty exactly three years since this blog went online…Time flies indeed. I thought I’d share some of the experiences I made.

And The Blind Shall See

May 17, 2012
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A summary of the Scotch single malt blind tasting competition

Why I Prefer Pay Per Dram Whisky Shows After All

May 8, 2012

Last year I ran a poll here asking what type of whisky events readers prefer, all inclusive or pay per dram. All inclusive won by a good margin, and I promised to post an in-depth comparison in the future.

Excursion – Master of Malt Bitters And Beyond

April 19, 2012
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Regular readers may know that I don’t mind the occasional mixed beverage, no matter if with or without whisky. Quite a few of the classic cocktails require bitters

Let’s Turn Whisky Into A Healthy Beverage!

April 18, 2012
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You will be amazed to see what drink can teach whisky a lesson

Why Private Whisky Blogging Is So Important

April 5, 2012

Here’s one of those thoughts that circle around in your mind for ages in some way but for a long time you don’t really get a grasp how to put them down in an article.

Blind Tasting Anyone?

February 27, 2012
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I have toyed with the idea of holding an online blind tasting competition for a while but couldn’t really find the right approach to organize it. But now I have found a solution…

Whisky Pies #2 – How Men And Women Differ

February 14, 2012
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Interesting observations can be made at whisky festivals

Whisky Pies #1 – What Is Important In Whisky

February 14, 2012
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Extensive evaluation at Dramming HQ of many sources has shown these factors to be important for the decision of what whisky to buy next.

Canadian Whisky Awards 2011

January 23, 2012
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Davin de Kergommeaux of canadianwhisky.org has been organizing the Canadian Whisky Awards for the second time now. Results are just out.

My New Job

January 19, 2012
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Today it’s time to officially announce a new project I have been working on. I will take over as the webmaster for the Malt Maniacs!

Some Work Ahead

October 12, 2011
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Being a Malt Maniac is not only an honour, it can actually mean hard work. I volunteered to join the panel of judges for this year’s Malt Maniacs Awards.

It’s Rum Week!

September 5, 2011
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Summer is coming to an end. To keep up the spirit I decided to turn this week into the official Dramming Rum Week.

The Difficult Arts Of Reading And Writing

July 16, 2011

I received quite a bashing from a few people for my blog post and forum contributions regarding the new Amrut Herald release. And in hindsight, sometimes reading and sometimes writing was to blame.

Professional Writers, Learn Your Whisky Basics!

June 16, 2011
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Educating people about whisky is a good thing, and many writers try to do so. But are all of them knowledgeable enough to take on this task?

Whisky Glassware Test – Villeroy & Boch Against The Rest Of The World

June 11, 2011
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An in-depth review of five different whisky glasses