Browsing Monthly Archives for April 2019

Cognac vs Whisky – an eaux-de-ssey

No Comments on Cognac vs Whisky – an eaux-de-ssey

Two of the world’s most historic and heritage-rich spirits, Scotch single malt whisky and Cognac, have evolved in distinct – and wildly different – directions. Equally, both have experienced oscillating levels of status and popularity…

Continue reading »

Cognac Cocktails

1 Comment on Cognac Cocktails

The reigning King of Cocktails, Cognac made its mark in classics such as the Sidecar and French 75, but there are many more to try. For years bartenders across the world have been putting their…

Continue reading »

Whisky Works – Glaswegian and King of Trees

No Comments on Whisky Works – Glaswegian and King of Trees

Whisky Works

It’s been a busy few years for Whyte & Mackay’s Gregg Glass. He arrived at the company in 2016 from Compass Box, where he’d spent more than a decade creating boutique blended whiskies. Hailed as…

Continue reading »

The Balblair Collection – the new range

3 Comments on The Balblair Collection – the new range

The Balblair Collection

Things have been changing at Inver House Distillers over the past few years. It’s the owner of a few of our favourite distilleries – including Old Pulteney, Knockdhu (makers of AnCnoc), Speyburn and Balblair –…

Continue reading »

Greener alternatives to peated whisky

2 Comments on Greener alternatives to peated whisky

Most of us love peaty whisky, but few of us pause to consider its impact on the environment. The creation of smoky whiskies relies on the burning of vast quantities of peat to dry barley,…

Continue reading »
Scroll To Top