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 [...]


Suntory Limited’s 50-Year Old Yamazaki is the highest-priced single malt whisky in Japan. Crafted from Japanese malted barley at the Yamazaki distillery in the early 1950s, the key malt that forms the base spirit for this ultra-rare whisky was prepared with Yamazaki’s signature water, fermented, and then distilled in first edition Japanese pot stills. The [...]


Last year we shared with you Whisky Advent Calendar, calling it “Perhaps the World’s Greatest Boozy Holiday Gift”. Well we’ve sat in our Captain Kirk Command Chair and deliberated long and hard, finally deciding that yes, this most definitely is the World’s Greatest Boozy Holiday Gift. Countdown the days till Christmas with your very own [...]


Coach has tapped designer Billy Reid for a suite of luxury leather goods, including billfold wallets, day bags and even high-end baseball gloves. One of the finer items in their collaborative collection is this whiskey flask, crafted from gorgeous, rich textured Louisiana alligator leather. The Alabama-based designer hand selected every piece of leather to be [...]


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 [...]


19 Jul
Heiko reviews one of his favorite Islay single malt scotches

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 [...]


3 Jul
One of only four whiskeys that can claim to be 100% Rye

Whiskey nerds know McLain & Kyne, the company behind Jefferson’s, as one of only four companies making whiskeys that can claim to be 100% Rye. Whether you know them or not chances are you know Thomas Jefferson — among his many laurels, the Man of the People played a big role in the repeal of an [...]


Well regarded Highlands distillery Glen Garioch offers a dated 1986 expression, a 25-year-old single malt scotch bottled back in 2011. That was when the distillery still peated a proportion of its malt, something which they no longer do once they temporarily shuttered their doors in the mid-1990′s. Matured exclusively in North American Oak, the end result is [...]

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