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Mastering the art of Pairing Cigars with Whisky

For enthusiasts of cosmopolitan delights, there’s a remarkable synergy between a fine cigar’s smoky tones and the subtle notes of tobacco, leather and baked fruity notes in whisky. When thoughtfully paired, these two delights can boost each other, creating an exceptional sensory experience. Like pairing bitter-sweet dark chocolate with a Sherried single malt or seafood…

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December 20, 2023

Whisky300 | How to identify whisky flavours and aromas?

Welcome, whisky enthusiasts and those curious about the world of whisky! First, I would like to answer the question that brought you to this blog article. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to identify whisky flavours and aromas: Choose a Suitable Glass: Select a tulip-shaped or Glencairn glass that allows the aromas to concentrate at…

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July 14, 2023

What are the Scotch Whisky Regions? Unveiling the key differences

Scotland is well known for its scenic landscapes, castles, and lochs, but its unique whisky stands out internationally. The rich flavour, the reputation for quality and the traditional methods of scotch whisky production contribute to its popularity and distinctive taste. Scotland is split into five whisky regions which are differentiated by the unique taste of…

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June 22, 2023

Whisky and Chocolate Pairing Guide

One of the best things about tasting whisky is indulging in the different layers and flavours that marvellously develop in our drams. It’s a mindful yet voluptuous exercise of the senses, ultimately becoming a delightful treat. Why not double the fun and enjoyment by pairing your whiskies with the other quintessential treat – chocolate? There…

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April 6, 2023

Whisky tours in Inverness: craft beer and single-malt whisky

After 130 years, Inverness is home to a distillery again, causing quite a stir. The Uile-bheist distillery and brewery are now open to the public on the banks of the River Ness, and they’re already making waves with their low-carbon sustainability centre. With 100 tour visits expected each day during peak season, the £7.5m complex…

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March 5, 2023

Top 5 Whisky Books to celebrate World Book Day 2022

Our Top 5 Whisky Books to celebrate World Book Day 2022 It is a core belief for us that one of the best things about whisky (well, taste and aroma aside) is learning about it – how it’s made and the stories behind it. With World Book Day happening a few days ago, we had…

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March 19, 2022

Irish Whiskey | Celebrating St Patrick’s Day

A look at the wonders of Irish whiskey to celebrate St Patrick’s Day We are quickly approaching that time of the year which gives thousands of people around the world the chance and excuse to dress up with their best green outfits and celebrate Irish culture: Saint Patrick’s Day is not far!  Falling on March…

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February 28, 2022

How to Become a Scotch Whisky Expert?

First, let me clarify that this article encourages you to continue expanding your knowledge in the world of whisky regardless of your level of appreciation. It is also important to say that becoming an expert in any field requires time, dedication, and passion. In the following article, I don’t pretend to say that after taking…

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April 12, 2021

Women in Whisky on International Women’s Day

Women in Whisky on International Women’s Day In a world where gender inequalities are still present across countless aspects of our lives, it’s important to challenge and address these issues every day of the year and in every way we can. However, today’s date, March 8th, has a special significance in history and allows…

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March 8, 2021

The 7 BEST virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free (2020)

The 7 BEST virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free (2020) The following article highlights some of the best virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free during the lockdown. I have checked several online tours and concluded that these are the most exciting and informative virtual experiences you can…

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May 25, 2020

How to taste Whisky at home?

The following guide has been designed to help you appreciate and taste whisky at home (or anywhere). It does not matter if you prefer Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, or Japanese whisky. Our main goal is to give you helpful information on the art of whisky appreciation. We want to show you how to enjoy whisky alone…

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May 1, 2020