Whisky & Cheese Pairing: An Evening of.

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. As a highlight of my whisky and cheese pairing so far I hosted an evening of whisky and cheese pairing, with a selection of 3 cheeses and 4 whiskies on offer.

Jura Superstition Ice Cream

What could be better than whisky? Whisky ice cream maybe?… After looking into how easy it is to make ice cream with spirits in and buying and trying out an ice cream maker (£15 from Lidl – what a bargain!) I already new exactly what I wanted to make for my first whisky ice cream….

Cranachan

Not only is whisky good for drinking but it’s good in food too. I love cooking as much as I love whisky so combining the two was an obvious move.  I’m starting with a Scottish classic, although it has a slight twist to it – not a premeditated one though, more forced through lack of…

Sheer Decadence

Carrying on my Whisky Cocktail Series with “Sheer Decadence”. The basis for this cocktail is Jura Origin – my tasting notes for which can be found here. Although the palate for this particular dram came through with toffee and apple the nose presented white wine and citrus and wanted to complement all of this.

Jura Superstition

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.

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.