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Tim F
Tim F
Tim was the TWE blog’s first blogger and worked for The Whisky Exchange from 2003 to 2013, where he rose to the dizzy heights of Web Editor. Along with his protégé/lackey Billy, he was to blame for all the written content on the TWE website, plus tasting notes, press releases and social media.

Bourbon Competition: Win £500 credit at TWE!

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Yes, it’s competition time again – and this time we’re upping the stakes with a truly fantastic prize: £500 credit at The Whisky Exchange!!  Our sister company Speciality Drinks Ltd are going to launch a new premium…

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Ardbeg Rollercoaster & TWE 10th Anniversary

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Time for some more tasting notes now, but first a quick check on the predictions… Well, the Ardbeg debate has definitely kicked off on the forums, with the news that the official website have raised…

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Secrets from Sukhinder's Stash: Pride of Strathspey 1938

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People assume that those of us privileged to work in the drinks trade spend our working hours constantly swigging free cocktails at trendy nitespots, before going home with supermodels, and only emerging from our dens…

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TWE Blog Whisky Predictions for 2010 – Pt. 2

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Okay, so it’s been a while getting these down – apologies if anyone was waiting (joke). Right, firstly I need to apologise to Rob and Dave from Whisky Mag for something I said in the…

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TWE Blog Whisky Predictions for 2010 Pt.1

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Okay, so the London transport network is f@cked, there’s more snow due this afternoon and I live too far away from work to risk trying to get in and find myself stuck in Park Royal…

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Octomore 2.2 – Pictures and (Official) Tasting Notes

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First things first.  Open a new window and listen to this while you’re reading the blog.  It’ll put you in a good mood, and this might be the last you see of me before Christmas,…

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Another Whisky Show Ticket Prize Draw!!

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Well, after the success of the last prize draw for The Whisky Show, I felt kind of bad for all the unlucky applicants – so I asked for more tickets and they said Yes! This time…

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Whisky Show Prize Draw Winners!

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Thank you all for entering the prize draw for The Whisky Show tickets!  I was shocked with the number of entries received.  More importantly, I only had two numpties who couldn’t follow the instructions, so…

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The Whisky Show Tickets Prize Draw !

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Yes indeed, I’ve got TEN PAIRS of tickets for The Whisky Show to give away!! This is what you get – the tickets are for FRIDAY 6TH NOVEMBER and the Show is on from 4pm-10pm: To…

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Diageo Special Releases 2009 – The Verdict

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Okay, so last night I was lucky enough to attend the press tasting of this year’s special Release from Diageo, the details of all of which are in my last post.  It was a fairly…

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Diageo Special Releases 2009 Announced

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Just received the following stuff on the Diageo Special Releases for this year, so thought I’d better share.  I’m going to a tasting of these tomorrow night, so will post my own impressions later in the…

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My Take On This Whole Ratings Hoo-Hah

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Right, a quick disclaimer first: I’m stuck at home with a rotten cold (that won’t go away, curse it) and a slightly light head after our triumph at last night’s International Spirits Challenge awards bash…

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The Whisky Exchange Shipping to Sweden!

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Helan går till Sverige! The Whisky Exchange is delighted to announce that we are now able to ship to Sweden! As far as we are aware, TWE is the first – and only – online…

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Press Release 'Trilogy': Gold Bowmore

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Continuing our trilogy of blog posts on noteworthy whisky press releases, let’s have a bit about the new Gold Bowmore. In contrast to Whyte & Mackay’s media-savvy pi$$-taking audaciousness, as discussed in my previous post and here,…

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Press Release 'Trilogy': Richard Paterson Going Cheap

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Whisky press releases.  There are several super-efficient whisky blogs and sites on t’interweb that post them up long before I’ve even read them. However, it has to be said that the vast majority of these…

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