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TWE Blog TeamBillyWeb editor, cocktail lover, former computer programmer, long time blogger about Stuff and Things (including booze) and hat fan. Billy accidentally got a job at TWE in the spring of 2011, leaving behind the world of finance (good timing) to learn all about booze and occasionally write about it.RockyA 2013 addition, Rocky (not his real name, he's harder than he looks) joined us from Berry Brothers, where a smorgasbord of roles in 7 years culminated in exile to Basingstoke as a Spirits Specialist. Responsible for writing product descriptions on the site, he also helps out the team with their travel queries.AndyAn emigré from the world of wine, Andy is The Whisky Exchange's events king. While this mainly means that he's the guy behind much of The Whisky Show this also gives him an excuse to attend almost all of our tastings. It's a hard life...StuartA graduate from the same journo college as Piers Morgan and, er, Richard Madeley, Essex boy Stuart has been entrusted to keep the TWE website in safe hands. He’s spent the past decade writing for the UK’s best drinks titles, reviewing restaurants for Square Meal, and building his whisky collection.
ContributorsChrisAssistant manager at our Vinopolis shop and head of events, putting together the extensive program of masterclasses and tastings that we run during the year, most of which you can read about here on the blog. Sometimes he even gets time to write a post of his own.OllieAfter working his way round a plethora of drinks companies, Ollie joined the shop team as the Saturday boy in May 2011. Having worked with Alex and Chris on the tastings side and helping organise The Whisky Show Ollie left the surroundings of Borough Market and headed for the bright, headache inducing lights of Head Office where he works as part of The Whisky Show team and as a New Business developer.DuncanA walking whisky encyclopedia who was well versed in the dark arts of whisky sales even before we tempted him into the TWE family back in 2007. These days he can be found in the shop and occasionally putting hand to keyboard for the blog.HectorMusician and occasional inmate of our Vinopolis shop, Hector is know for his lyrical tasting notes and ability to grow a fearsome beard (unleashed only on special occasions). From time to time he graces us with his presence on the blog.
- Caol Ila 1979 / 35 Year Old / Director's Cut / 70cl / 47.1% / Douglas Laing April 23, 2014
- North of Scotland 1973 / 40 Year Old / Directors' Cut / 70cl / 47.9% / Douglas Laing April 23, 2014
- Bunnahabhain 1988 / 25 Year Old / Directors' Cut / 70cl / 56.9% / Douglas Laing April 23, 2014
- Highland Park 1984 / 28 Year Old / Directors' Cut / 70cl / 48.5% / Douglas Laing April 23, 2014
- Laphroaig 1992 / 21 Year Old / Sherry Butt / Directors' Cut / 70cl / 55.8% / Douglas Laing April 23, 2014