USA Whiskey Tasting

USA Whiskey Tasting Date: Thursday 6th February 2020 Time: 7:30pm – 9pm (please arrive for 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start) Location: The Lych Gate Tavern, 44 Queen Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 1TX Price: £18 per person or £16 for Lych Gate Whisky Club Members. Tickets available direct from The Lych Gate Tavern. Online tickets available here….

Black Rock

Black Rock whisky bar – not your average bar. For starters it doesn’t even have a bar! Black Rock whisky bar is located in Shoreditch in London. When you arrive there is nothing but an unassuming sign hanging above a staircase. You’d be forgiven for not even knowing it’s there and instead focusing on “Sack,…

The Whisky Show 2018

The Whisky Show is run by The Whisky Exchange who not only have an online store that you can buy whisky, other spirits, beer, wine, glassware etc but they also have shop in Covent Garden. For the second year in a row I’ve lucky enough to get a free ticket to attend the Trade &…

Eagle Rare 10

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. This sample was kindly given to me by No Nonsense Whisky who produces weekly videos about whisky with a “no nonsense” approach to tasting. Check out his videos on YouTube here….

The Whisky Show

THE ART OF WHISKY The UK’s finest and largest whisky festival, bringing distillers and whisky lovers from all over the world together at Old Billingsgate in the heart of London for a truly spectacular food and whisky experience. This year’s theme was The Art of Whisky. Taken from The Whisky Show website. The Whisky Show…

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…

Wild Turkey Rare Breed

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

Wild Turkey 101

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this bourbon 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…

World Whisky Day Event

The 21st May was World Whisky Day (you can find out more about it here: World Whisky Day). So to mark the occasion I held a small tasting session for a few friends. This was my first time running a tasting session and although I’d put in plenty of planning I knew things probably wouldn’t go quite to plan.