This is an article that I’ve been half sitting on for a while – I’ve had the bottles on the side for the best part of a year and have been meaning to get round to writing some tasting notes (and even open one of them). So finally I’ve got round to cracking the seal [...]
Archive for February, 2011
Along with the more usual ‘proper’ tastings there seems to have been the start of a movement recently towards less formal gatherings. With the likes of Whisky Squad, and maybe soon my own regular whisky club at The Alma, popping up to quite frenetic take up (in the case of ‘The Squad’ anyway – tickets [...]
Posted: February 16th, 2011 under Tastings, Whisky.
Tags: albannach, bunnahabhain, chapter 9, distiller's edition, english whisky, flora and fauna, four roses, glen spey, hammer head, james hill, lagavulin, mortlach, queen of the moorlands, whisky hub, will lowe
I like to think that I’m a dutiful friend. I am often asked to help people move house and I’m now very good at coming up with convincing excuses as to why I’m unable to assist. But try as I might I couldn’t come up with a reason not to help out Jason of Whisky [...]
Posted: February 13th, 2011 under Beer, Tastings.
Tags: 12 days, adventinus, brewdog, chaos theory, coopers, dark island, eisbock, fullers, harviestoun, hook norton, kernel, london brewers alliance, london pride, meantime, monkmans, ola dubh, paradox, prototype 27, tokyo, white ale?, x33, yorkshire
The blessing, and curse, of the monthly whisky club is that it pops up so regularly. Unfortunately this does often mean that it is surrounded, in my diary at least, by other whisky related events, so now after one whole post of respite we move on to whisky deluge #2. This month’s cryptic theme at [...]
While I singularly failed to make it to Graphic‘s Juniper Society for almost all of last year I’ve decided (not made a resolution, that way lies madness and becoming teetotal for January, a most unnatural state to start the year in) to try and make it to as many as possible this year. First up [...]