Whisky Review #128: Lochside 1966 40 Years Old Single Grain (Bottled by Jack Wiebers)

I love Lochside. It is a distillery which has spawned many stories during the short time that it produced whisky and the distillery buildings themselves were as iconic as could be. The whisky produced at the distillery was destined for a number of blends, including Sandy McNab and DYC (who even bottled it as a […]

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Whisky Review #86: Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Years Old (1980s bottling)

It is a well-known fact that the Johnnie Walker range of blended Scotch whiskies is the best-selling brand in the brown spirits industry (although it does trail other spirits in terms of overall sales volume). The latest estimate puts annual sales at approximately 243 million bottles across the entire range, although the Diageo-owned brand has […]

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Introducing: Whisky Butler

Whisky lovers in Singapore usually tend to fall into two distinct categories: Those who purchase their whiskies from various sources to be enjoyed in the comforts of home, and those who purchase their whiskies either by the bottle or the dram at whisky bars across the red dot. Interestingly, recent years have witnessed the emergence […]

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Settling The Score

Originally posted on whiskysponge:
I don’t particularly want to write a serious piece about this annual festival of inanity but I think the repetitive nature of these Jim Murray ‘Whisky Of The Year’ announcements and all the predictable blether they entail is becoming tiresome to satirise. The most glaring issue with the whole debacle is…

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