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 […]


28 Jun
Heiko reviews the Lowland's triple distilled single malt scotch

We met Heiko this spring while testdriving the new Mercedes Benz E-Class coupe in the gorgeous island of Sylt, a dune-swept resort island in the North Sea that’s long been dubbed “The Hamptons of Germany”. While that’s undoubtedly intended as a compliment, the truth of the matter is the Hamptons don’t touch the kind of […]


21 Jun
Glasgow's lone distillery updates with new Triple Distilled scotch

Glasgow’s only distillery Auchentoshan has recently introduced Valinch, their newest edition of single malt whisky. A cask strength edition of their classic scotch (rated at a highly potent 115-proof), Auchentoshan’s Valinch is named after the pipette used to draw whisky straight from the cask. The Lowland distillery’s spirit is triple distilled — Auchentoshan being the […]


24 May
75 years of BMW's legendary racetrack-ready sports coupé

Yesterday it was the Aston Martin V12 Zagato tribute, and today it’s BMW’s turn to play their homage card. Their new 328 Hommage was crafted to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of BMW’s watershed 328 line, the sports coupé that helped define the Bavarian Motor Works very brand. Similar to the go-kart like Weismann Spyder Concept […]


13 May
8500 diamonds, 300 rubies and two bars of pure white gold

No, that is no exaggeration — the UK’s self-appointed and vapidly named Luxury Beverage Company is crafting a bottle of single malt scotch that will run you a cool $6,200,000. Not that the Isabella Original whisky is that particularly good or extravagant, it’s just that Luxury Beverage Company have encrusted the fine English Crystal decanter […]


21 Sep
Philips and O'Neill launch new range of durable headphones

The electronic giant Philips has teamed up with surf brand O’Neill to launch a line of headphones designed to withstand the rigors of an active lifestyle. And to make sure they were tough, the line of headphones were tested by O’Neill’s team riders (including 9-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year Jeremy Jones, big wave […]


13 Sep
Pincer Shanghai Strength's 88.8% ABV

Scottish distiller Pincer has announced the creation of the world’s most powerful premium vodka, called Pincer Shanghai Strength. Produced specifically for the Chinese market, Shanghai Strength boasts a whopping 88.8% ABV, or about 178 proof — plenty of juice to knock you on a Lohanian tailspin. Why 88.8? Because “8” is a lucky number in […]