After Burns

So Burns Night is over for another year, what now?

Stereotypes & Whisky?

It’s odd the things you think about at 1:30am isn’t it? The other night I was lying awake thinking about the different styles of whisky you get from Britain and USA and the stereotypes of the people from those countries. Then I started to connect some dots…

5 Years of Dramming

The Birmingham Whisky Club celebrates five years of dram fine drinking ● 5 sell out whisky festivals ● 265 whisky tasting events ● 5,247 bottles sampled ● 6,252 satisfied whisky fans

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…

Top 3 Whiskies…

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.

Style over Substance?

When it comes to whisky there is a wide range of types, flavours, strengths and designs out there. To someone new to whisky it can be a bit overwhelming and very difficult to know what’s good and what’s not.

Whisky Birmingham – Hints & Tips

If you were lucky enough to bag a ticket to this years Whisky Birmingham then congratulations! Whisky Birmingham 2015 was what really launched me head first into whisky tasting, despite having drunk whisky for years before, and hopefully this year’s event will help start swathe of new whisky enthusiasts. If you are new to Whisky Birmingham…

Flaviar Prime Membership

At the end of last month I finally bit the bullet and signed up to Flaviar Prime Membership. If you’ve not heard of this before then here is a brief overview:

Ardbeg Committee

Before starting my blog I set out on a mission to sign up to as many distilleries as possible. Any newsletters, Committees or Custodian sign ups I could find I put my name down for. The aim was to be kept up-to-date with information on distilleries, new bottling, special events… anything of potential interest. They…

Becoming a Whisky Connoisseur

I’ve been drinking whisky for several years now, but I only got into whisky tasting properly in 2014. A year later I had built a small collection of around 10 different whiskies which has now grown to around 30 bottles, not including duplicates or sample bottles.