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Foursquare Hereditas Rum – exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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Foursquare Hereditas

It’s the summer of rum here at The Whisky Exchange. Our new rum classification is up and we’ve had a rum takeover on our website – there’s never been a better time to learn about…

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The Geography of Rum

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Or; Exploring Rum – X Marks the Tot Given its hugely diverse nature – in terms of flavour, geography and production methods – rum has, over the years, proven notoriously difficult to classify, regulate and,…

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What kind of rum are you?

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WHAT KIND OF RUM ARE YOU? Historically, rum has been defined by its colour – white, golden and dark. Colour can be misleading though, and offers no real indication of character or flavour. With the…

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The Whisky Exchange Rum Classification

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In the drinks world, there’s nothing quite so varied and versatile as rum. Drunk on its own, in punches, with Coke and ginger, or mixed up in cocktails from Daiquiris to Piña Coladas, the range…

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Cognac vs Whisky – an eaux-de-ssey

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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…

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Cognac Cocktails

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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…

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Gin: How to drink it

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Hendrick's Orbium

With the rise of gin has come something a little less expected: a whole host of new ways to drink it. Well, I say new, but folks were drinking gin well before tonic water was…

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A History of Mother’s Day

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Flowers

Mother’s Day – a day to celebrate the amazing women who do so much for us throughout our lives. Mum, Mummy, Ma, Mama, whatever we call her, she’s such a big part of our lives…

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What is St Patrick’s Day?

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St Patrick

St Patrick’s Day approaches – 17 March. It’s a day of celebration, but what is it actually celebrating? We’ve written about St Patrick’s Day for years here on The Whisky Exchange Blog, with tales of…

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Novelty Bottles – Valentine’s Day Edition

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Novelty Bottles: Valentine's

Here we are again, once more dipping our toes into the rich, bubbling pool of silliness provided to us by the wilder elements within the world of drinks. Looking for something… distinctive, this Valentine’s Day?…

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Which Rosé Champagne should I be drinking?

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Pink Champagne

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and since all things pink have become the symbol of the season, we thought we’d choose some of our favourite fizzes. Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne This is a perennial favourite, and…

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Why should I be drinking Rosé Champagne?

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Pink Champagne

Over the last two decades the rise in popularity of rosé, in all forms, has been phenomenal. Now everywhere you turn drinks are turning pink – pink gin, pink wine, pink sparkling. I have even…

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Dry January – keep things interesting

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Dry January

January is a time of hibernation and restoration, a month to lay the foundations of the year. And, perhaps, to also recover from the excesses of the festive period. It’s time for Dry January. The…

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Tryanuary – explore something new this January

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Tryanuary

It’s 2019, day 4. Realisation has hit that the past couple of weeks have seen some indulgence. The temptation to succumb to dry January is strong, but we have another suggestion: Tryanuary. When it comes…

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The Whisky Exchange Blog Review of 2018

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Blog Roundup

Happy new year everyone. With a simple transition from Monday to Tuesday, the falling ball of fate has been triggered and it’s time for the yearly TWE Blog round-up of the year. A Good Year…

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Christmas Novelties

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Christmas Novelties

Ahhh, Christmas: a time for family, food, good cheer and annoying singing Santa… ornaments? Are they ornamental? Are they toys? Singing Santas, anyway. And somehow all the silliness only contributes to the overall atmosphere of…

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Caroni 2000 17 Year Old – Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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Caroni 2000 17yo Whisky Exchange exclusive

We’re very fortunate at The Whisky Exchange. Not only do we have one of the world’s widest ranges of great spirits, beers, wines and liqueurs, but we also work with the foremost independent bottlers and…

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South African Gin and Tonic

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So, you love gin. We know how you feel – we’re partial to a G&T too. Or a Negroni, or a Martini… And for gin lovers, the last 18 months have been fantastic – never…

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