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Bruichladdich Octomore / Ardbeg Supernova Tasting

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To be honest, peating levels shouldn’t be a competition.  “My ppm is bigger than yours” sounds pretty ridiculous however you dress it up.  This sort of thing might be construed as macho willy-waving and not…

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Tasting: Hanyu Ten of Clubs Japanese Malt

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Okay, cutting it fine to get this out on time, but I’m determined – so here we go (this might look familiar to readers of the last post): Introducing (drum roll, please) Hanyu Distillery –…

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Tasting: Hanyu Five of Spades Japanese Malt

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Okay, I know it’s not like me to blog on consecutive days (or even twice in a week , let’s face it), but I made a promise yesterday and I’m going to try and be…

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Exclusive: New Douglas Laing Provenance Packaging

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Gadzooks, has it really been so long since my last post?  Apologies, it has simply flown here at TWE towers, where I managed to take home my Supernova before doing my notes with water, then…

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Ardbeg Supernova: Tasting Notes and Pictures!

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Sorry for the delay posting this, folks – you know what it’s like when you come back to work from holiday.  It’s taken me all week just to catch up on my regular TWE stuff. …

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TWE: Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year 2009

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  TWE: Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year 2009 We’ve been saying it for a long time and now we’ve got proof!  At the Drinks Retailing Awards dinner on Tuesday night (in the Dorchester, no…

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Comic Relief: Keyword Searches

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Two posts today as I’m off skiing tomorrow for the next week! Serge remarked on Whiskyfun the other day that a lot of the whisky sites seemed to be getting rather serious lately (perhaps brought on…

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Be Glenmorangie's 17th Man of Tain!

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Hello everyone, and first of all can I say a big Thank You for all your contributions to last week’s Supernova / Octomore post, which has provoked a fascinating exchange of views in the comments section. Now,…

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Ardbeg Supernova vs. Bruichladdich's Octomore???

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First things first: a hearty hug to my good friend Dr. Whisky, who is marrying his gal K on this coming Burns Night!  Can’t wait to see you guys – but I warn you, this blogger Strips…

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Burns Supper and Whisky Tasting at Vinopolis

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Hello folks, Matt from TWE Vinopolis has asked me to give you all a quick heads up on a night of organoleptic delights occurring at Vinopolis for Burns Night. I believe the Monday is now…

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My Whisky Buying Strategy: A Rethink

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Apologies for the long delay between posts – we were so busy this Christmas that even though we had taken on several extra staff,  I was still relieved of my normal duties and spent most…

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Bruichladdich X4: Exclusive Picture

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An advance press release for the much-debated Bruichladdich X4 white dog – sorry, ‘Islay Spirit’ – has found its way into my inbox, so I thought I should share.  I’ve had to type it out as I…

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Glenmorangie Signet Tasting

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I’ll do a post about the Special Releases tasting very soon, but first I have to tell you about our Glenmorangie Signet event at TWE Vinopolis last Monday (20th October).  We were doubly blessed as this…

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Ardbeg Blasda: The Verdict

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Crikey!  That’s been a quick fortnight – apologies for the temporary interruption in the blog, it’s all been pretty hectic here. Last week flew by so quickly everyone at TWE was struggling to keep up with it…

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Diageo Special Releases are here!

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Yes, the wait is over and this year’s Diageo Special Releases are finally here.  You’ll probably need to get in quick if you want one of the Port Ellen Eighth Releases and the Brora 25yo…

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