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Whisky Posters: The Movie Collection

Whisky Posters: The Movie Collection In Once Upon a Whisky, we truly believe that whisky appreciation goes beyond the liquid itself. Part of our goal as whisky enthusiasts and educators is to share our passion for whisky from different perspectives. Please, allow me to introduce you to our most recent development. A set of 5…

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May 3, 2021

How to Become a Scotch Whisky Expert [2021]?

How to Become a Scotch Whisky Expert [2021]? First of all, let me clarify that this article aims to encourage you to continue expanding your knowledge in the world of whisky regardless of your level of appreciation. It is also important to say that to become an expert in any field, requires time, dedication and…

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April 12, 2021

Easter Whisky Tasting and Chocolate Pairing

Easter Whisky Tasting and Chocolate Pairing One of the best things about tasting whisky is indulging in the different layers and flavours that so marvellously develop in our drams. It’s a mindful yet voluptuous exercise of the senses, which ultimately becomes a delightful treat. Why not double the fun and enjoyment by pairing up your…

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March 23, 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 Malt Whisky Trail: Speyside [World’s Whisky Capital]

Whisky Route 2: Speyside Stretching out from the shores of the Moray Firth to the mountains of the Cairngorms National Park, the malt whisky trail in Speyside is an almost compulsory destination for the whisky lover. Being the most densely distillery-populated region of Scotland (more than fifty are currently active) and home to some of…

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October 15, 2020

A Whisky Tour Across the North Coast 500 [NC500]

A Whisky Tour Across the North Coast 500 [NC500] All around the world, a movement of whisky enthusiasts and whisky tours is growing rapidly, with more and more people embarking on a pilgrimage to the homeland of Scotch. The fact that a trip through Scotland is also a concoction of jaw-dropping landscapes, so beautiful and…

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September 3, 2020

How maturation impacts Scotch whisky flavour?

How maturation impacts Scotch whisky flavour? “The older, the better” – How many times have we come across this belief when talking about whisky in a shop, at a tasting or at home?  In maturation, which is the process of leaving a spirit in a cask for a certain period of time (minimum three years…

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August 7, 2020

5 World Whisky Categories you need to try (2020)

5 World Whisky Categories you need to try (2020) Whisky is made out of three simple ingredients: water, yeast and cereals, which are then mashed, fermented, distilled and matured. However, history and developments across the industry have produced marked differences in styles across the main producing countries, where techniques and flavours reflect the local gastronomy,…

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July 7, 2020

10 things to do in Glasgow [Whisky Related]

10 things to do in Glasgow [Whisky Related] It’s almost the time we were all waiting for, the time to finally go out and have a drink or 2 with our favourite people, enjoy a couple of sunny (and rainy) days in the park and visit those wonderful places that make us feel at home….

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June 26, 2020

The 10 BEST virtual whisky tours you can do at home for free (2020)

The 10 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 tours available online and my conclusion is that these are the most interesting and informative virtual…

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May 25, 2020

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