“Whisky is a man’s drink.” This is probably one the most commonly used stereotypes in the whisky world. But is it really true?
Maple syrup, walnuts and bourbon are a match made in heaven. Here is a recipe for an an ice cream topping that is just about perfect for vanilla flavour.
A closer look at pot still whisky distillation.
The latest addition to the the Glenfiddich product range is the Millennium Vintage, a World Of Duty Free travel retail exclusive bottling.
For centuries it has ben regarded as something like an iron law that Scotch whisky had to be distilled in stills of a minimum capacity of 400 gallons or later 1800 litres. Not!
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.
Let’s have a fun poll, or actually two polls in one. Listed below are 10 random symptoms of whisky geekdom you may suffer from.
Yesterday Mark Reynier, CEO of Bruichladdich, tweeted to the the world that the owners were in “advanced talks with Rémy Cointreau” about the sale of the distillery.
A final pondering about the Malt Maniacs’ rendezvous with Diageo in June. Actually it is about the whisky industry as a whole,
Let’s have something a little different than usual for the 4th of July. Old advertising can tell you a lot about the zeitgeist, the spirit of the times.
As much as we love to complain about the premiumization of whisky that’s been happening in recent years, the wine business has always been a step ahead.
A dram in a glass
Whiff off amber, taste of gold
Caressing your mind
Yesterday Macallan invited a selection of important whisky people to Easter Elchies for a special presentation. It turned out to be big news indeed.
The visit to several Diageo facilities proved to be very insightful with regard to how casks are managed by the company. Here are some interesting facts and observations.
In 2008 there was a slightly disturbing news about Diageo trying to use cling film wrapped around whisky casks to stop evaporation. Time to tackle this.
As many of you will know, the Malt Maniacs are having their 15th anniversary this year. To celebrate this milestone in style, we met in Scotland.
Besides my love for whisky I have another culinary passion: barbecue. Now why not combine those two passions in a spontaneous Saturday Session?
An almost philosophical question was the topic of the latest poll – and the result turned out to be quite interesting…
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.
A summary of the Scotch single malt blind tasting competition
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