4 Mar
Taste buds be warned, this is a devilishly good 114-proof whisky

Dip your finger into the amber liquid (don’t be shy, you’re adventurous, right?), drop it onto your palm and rub. Now bury your face into your hands and smell the sweet, yet burnt almond notes emanating off your hands. The sensation almost makes you want to repeat again, until you realize that the Ardbeg Corryvreckan [...]


12 Jul
Heiko reviews a bourbon finished in three kinds of wood

Heiko is from Germany with a specialized field in Whisky. After finishing his apprenticeship as a fully trained hotel clerk he began work as a barkeeper in the 5-Star Hotel A-Rosa on the beautiful island of Sylt. He discovered the passion for whisky a few years ago and since then his life is full of [...]


To be honest, I was never a big fan of Masters Of the Universe. The characters were pretty stiff, and about as creative as you would imagine from a boardroom of executives inventing a new line of toys with matching TV show. (I would also put Thundercats in this groupthink advertorial category, although the animation [...]


Counting down the days until Christmas on a traditional advent calendar is exciting: opening a cardboard door to uncover a piece of Santa-shaped chocolate, or perhaps a marshmallow snowman. But let’s face it, there are better things in life than cheap milk chocolate and stale marshmallows to make you merry. Drinks by the Dram brings [...]


22 Oct
Four antique cocktails to explore bygone delights

British spirit merchants Masters of Malt have just announced their latest additions to the “Experimental Series” bottled by The Handmade Cocktail Company. We saw their first two ready-bottled beverages not too long ago, and now they’ve added four new twists on classic recipes that will have you on you’re swerve faster than you can say [...]


16 Oct
Drink like a sailor with Master of Malt's 57% spirit

UK spirit retailer Master of Malt has released several lines of Gin we’ve been keen on (check out their “Origin Range” Single Estate Gins), and their new line explores a bit of the mystic drink’s history. This year’s Bathtub Gin is bottled at 57% alcohol, higher than their release in 2011, but it’s still produced [...]


27 Sep
Two new ready-to-pour boozy beverages for a quickshot buzz

The Handmade Cocktail Company presents the first two cocktails from its nascent “Experimental Series Range”: Hanky Panky and Boulevardier. Since 2011 The Handmade Cocktail Company has produced a collection of classic cocktails that conveniently require little preparation to serve, with this latest range originating in February as part of a competition for Masters of Malt lovers [...]


24 Aug
Champion the concept of "Forbidden Fruit" in this breezy liqueur

One of the UK’s leading online Whiskey & Spirit merchants (which you may remember from our feature of their “Origin Range” Single Estate Gins) are pleased to announce the launch of their Summer Fruit Cup. This ultimate English summertime drink is a product of Professor Cornelius Ampleforth‘s use of a vacuum sill which allows distillation [...]

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