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  • 7 things you might not know about American Whiskies (or maybe you do!)

    19 Feb , 2020

    It's no secret we are a huge fan of American whiskies here at Whisky Loot - this month, we feature three in our TRIPLE CROWN box! Here are some cool things you might not know about American Whisky:   1. American Whisky is so much more than just bourbon (despite popular belief)! There's Rye Whisky, Tennessee Whisky, Corn Whisky, and other more experimental whiskies. There are over 2000 distillieries in the...


  • The 8 Kinds of Valentines Day - and a Whisky to match each one!

    10 Feb , 2020

    OK. We know that Valentine’s Day isn’t a glitter-encrusted, heart-shaped, fairytale dream for everyone, so here we have nailed down whisky for EVERY kind of Valentines Day (not just the type spent in a restaurant with a violinist awkwardly serenading your table).   1) “What? Today’s Valentines Day?!” type of Valentines Day for people who honestly don’t care.  If you rock up to work on Friday 14th and wonder why...


  • Christmas Gift Ideas for Whisky Lovers

    29 Nov , 2019
    Stuck for Christmas Ideas? Don't worry, we've got you covered.


  • Spotlight on: Wine Cask Whiskies

    13 Oct , 2019
    There are so many things to love about cask-wine finished whiskies. Here, we breakdown what they are, how they are produced, and look at some of our favourites. 


  • Spotlight on: Independent Bottlers.

    18 Sep , 2019

    If you're a whisky fan, you've probably seen the term 'independent bottler' thrown around - here, we break down what independent bottlers are, the awesome work they do, and introduce you to a few of our favourites.  Independent Bottlers are not a new thing. They have been around since the Dawn of Whisky (ie: ages). As the name suggests, independent bottlers are businesses that operate separate from distillers - they purchase...