Tag: drink whisky

Gifts for Whisky Lovers

Does anyone really need another tie or holiday sweater? We didn’t think so! Whether you are building up your own holiday wish list or looking for the perfect gift for a whisky lover in your life, here are a few...

/ October 7, 2011

Swedish Whiskies: A New and Different Terroir

If you ask a sample of whisky lovers about Swedish whisky, most will tell you that this industry began when Mackmyra burst onto the scene with immense acclaim in 2006. However, the country actually had another whisky distillery which was...

/ September 29, 2011

What is Whisky Terroir Made Of?

Does whisky have a terroir? While many whisky lovers have a favorite distillery or region, many say no. In a recent survey of members of Whisky Magazine’s online forum, 62% said that terroir was not important in whisky’s taste and...

/ August 17, 2011

The History of Bourbon

Bourbon may seem like a strange name for a whiskey, especially when compared to other global whisky names. Whisky from Canada is called Canadian Whisky, and whiskey from Ireland is called Irish Whiskey. So where did bourbon get this unique...

/ August 4, 2011

Belgian Whisky? Can It Be?

If you buy whisky on a regular basis, you are probably used to seeing a handful of countries on the label. Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States are generally considered the ‘major league’ players while India, Japan and New...

/ July 18, 2011

Scotch Malt Whisky Society New Member Tasting Event

After I got my Scotch Malt Whisky Society Membership, the first thing I did was to sign up for their new member tasting event conducted at their 19 Greville Street society club. It was for yesterday, 14th July and after...

/ July 16, 2011

Japanese Whisky: A Beginner’s Guide

If you love whisky, especially Scotch, then you have good reason to be interested in Japanese Whisky. Japanese whisky has a unique history and its own set of traditions, but it remains very similar to scotch with a few notable...

/ July 7, 2011