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  • What is Angels' Share in Whisky?

    20 Jun , 2019

    So when you pay through the roof for 20-year-old whisky, understand that you’re also paying for all the ounces that didn’t make it into the bottle and were instead “claimed by the angels.”

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  • Is there a 'sweet spot' in single malt whisky?

    17 Jun , 2019

    Many dark, smoky flavours lay well outside the realms where the more popular whiskies congregate. It can be easy to stagnate with your whisky tasting adventures if you only stick to what’s the most popular. By adding a little variety into your whisky library, you’ll not only come to appreciate those “sweet spot” flavours more, but you just might find a few outliers that cater to your unique palette.

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  • Introducing: Wild Turkey Master's Keep 1894

    05 Jun , 2019

    1894 is the third expression in the Masters Keep Limited series of rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskeys from Wild Turkey. It is a truly special bottle of Wild Turkey, a unique and delicious bourbon, which is why we have made it our 'Hero' whisky for the month of June.

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  • Introducing The Highlander

    13 May , 2019

    The Highlander introduces Highland Whisky to our subscribers with three distinct brands that will earn a place in any Highland tasting set.  We feature The Deanston 15-Year-Old, known to be one of the first Organic Whiskies of its time. The Clynelish 10-Year-Old, a light introduction to peated Whiskies, and Edradour 14-Year-Old, from one of Scotlands last remaining family run distilleries.  Why Highlands? The largest whisky-producing region in Scotland, known for...

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  • Does whiskey really taste better with a splash of water?

    13 May , 2019

    You’ve probably heard the adage that a small splash of water can help a whisky’s full flavour come out. If you participate in whisky tasting, you may have even experienced this phenomenon for yourself. But is there any actual science behind this idea of watering down our whisky just a pinch to get the full tasting experience? It turns out the answer is yes, and the science involved is pretty...

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