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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.

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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Ardbeg Corryvreckan: Exclusive Tasting Notes!!

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I’m delighted to have a preview bottle of the general release of Ardbeg Corryvreckan sitting on my desk, so I thought I’d dip in and share my thoughts in what has turned out to be the first blog post…

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More Great New Whisky Stuff

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After the positive response I got from my last blog post on the positive whisky stuff happening at the moment – and because I’m a person with a generally sunny disposition (once the sun’s over the yard-arm at…

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Whisky Blog PR Frenzy Pt. 2

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After the last blog’s doom and gloom in the whisky world I thought I’d try and get a bit more upbeat, so this post is going to be more about fun events, websites, good news and…

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Whisky Blog PR Frenzy

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No post last week due to the fact that my colleagues and I were all up to our eyes in the preparation for (and subsequent execution of ) the Herculean task that is the TWE…

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Tasting Notes: Dalmore 1980

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In the interests of full disclosure, and to give any conspiracy theorists out there more grist for their mills, I will begin this blog by revealing that I and several other lucky whisky-lovers will be going to watch…

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Tasting Notes: Kilchoman 3yo Sneak Preview!!

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Well well, what’s this? Yes, it’s a pre-release sample of Kilchoman 3yo, as dropped in by none other than Anthony Wills himself at a meeting with Sukhinder earlier this week. For those who can’t read…

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