Whisky Galore

Last week I had the pleasure of attending The Electric Cinema, Birmingham for a special preview screening of Gillies MacKinnon’s remake of Whisky Galore! courtesy of The Birmingham Whisky Club. In addition to a preview of the film we were also treated to three whiskies from The Lost Distillery Company at specific moments during the film….

#TamdhuWhisky

If you’ve never heard of The Whisky Wire or Tweet Tastings before then you really need to check them out! Run by Steve Rush The Whisky Wire run Tweet Tastings which basically offers the chance for a select few people to be sent a selection of drams in return for Tweeting along at the allocated…

#wishkyhour 2

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whisky very differently from me.

#HoMSecret

A baby, whisky, innuendo and a fox. Put all these things together and you get a House of Malt Twitter Tasting! “House of Malt is an independent family business, we are Cumbria and the Lakes whisky specialists. We sell Whisky based on region, hand selected, based on our vast experience of travelling the length and breadth of Scotland…

St Patrick’s Day Tasting

Raise A Dram To St Patrick With The Birmingham Whisky Club. Ditch the stout and the silly hats and enjoy an evening of Irish history and whiskey tasting with The Birmingham Whisky Club this March. With the third largest St Patrick’s Day Parade in the world and a strong Irish heritage, The Birmingham Whisky Club…

#wishkyhour

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whisky very differently from me.

International Scotch Day

Today (Friday 10th February 2017) is the first ever International Scotch Day! What’s that, you’ve never heard of it before? Well until about a week ago neither had I! So what’s it all about (other than Scotch obviously)? International Scotch Day is a Diageo initiative to promote Scotch. Yes that’s right, Diageo are running it….

#TheMacallan

Your wife might be going into labour nearly 6 weeks early; what do you do? Take part in a live Macallan Tweet Tasting of course!

#FestiveTreats

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies very differently from me.

An Evening with Highland Park

 Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret any whiskies very differently from me.

Birmingham Festival 2016

In November I attended The Whisky Lounge’s Birmingham Whisky Festival 2016. The Whisky Lounge run similar festivals up and down the country but this was their first time in Birmingham which already has a history of whisky festivals run by The Birmingham Whisky Club and recently played host to the Midlands Whisky Festival. Their festivals are open…

Running a Whisky Tasting

If you’re reading my blog then there’s a good chance you’ve already attended a whisky tasting or two, and if not I would highly recommend it. If you have attended a whisky tasting though have you ever wondered how much work has gone into setting it up? After running a very small scale tasting myself…