Browsing Posts in: SPIRITS & LIQUEURS

Virtual Tastings – July 2020

2 Comments on Virtual Tastings – July 2020

Virtual Tastings July 2020

While our shop at London Bridge is now open, we’re not quite ready to start running tastings in person yet, so our program of Virtual Tastings continues! Virtual Tastings June’s line-up of tastings has been…

Continue reading »

Virtual Tastings – June 2020

4 Comments on Virtual Tastings – June 2020

June Virtual Tastings

The summer is rapidly approaching and with it a need for some interesting drinks. While we’re not meeting up in person yet, our virtual tastings program is bigger and better than ever, with four more…

Continue reading »

Virtual Cognac Show

No Comments on Virtual Cognac Show

Virtual Cognac Show

It’s time for the third edition of The Whisky Exchange’s award-winning Cognac Show. However, there’s one major difference this year – it’s going to be online. While we’ve had to postpone the in-person Cognac Show,…

Continue reading »

Covid-19 Charity Auction and a new Karuizawa

No Comments on Covid-19 Charity Auction and a new Karuizawa

Karuizawa Omoiyari

It’s time to get bidding – Whisky.Auction’s Covid-19 Charity auction ends tonight, 14 April 2020! There are loads of great lots donated by people across the drinks world, from brands to fans and everyone in…

Continue reading »

Virtual Tastings

No Comments on Virtual Tastings

Virtual Tastings

It’s a strange time. The Whisky Exchange team are almost all working from home and all of our upcoming events for the next few months have been cancelled or postponed. However, we, like many others,…

Continue reading »

Bring the Bar Home – support your favourite bars

No Comments on Bring the Bar Home – support your favourite bars

Brian Silva at Rules

With the UK’s bars closed down, it’s a hard time for both the drinks industry and drinkers – the former is having to make hard decisions about staff and ongoing business, and the latter don’t…

Continue reading »

Should Eggnog Be Aged?

No Comments on Should Eggnog Be Aged?

Aged Eggnog

or; Project Nog – Phase Two: Unravelling The Mysteries of Time Part one of our eggnog adventures appeared previously – What booze works best in eggnog? Always asking the important questions, we are. The most…

Continue reading »

What booze works best in eggnog?

No Comments on What booze works best in eggnog?

or; Project Nog: Into A Dairy Sea There comes a point in everyone’s life – or so it seems to us here at The Whisky Exchange editorial department – when we (they? One?) must look…

Continue reading »

The 10 Best Drinks Gifts Available Right Now

No Comments on The 10 Best Drinks Gifts Available Right Now

Best Drinks Gift Packs

Gift packs can be a fantastic, convenient way to get yourself – and the ultimate recipient of your carefully considered and wildly lavish gift – the absolute maximum in terms of bang/buck ratio. They can…

Continue reading »

Novelty Bottles – Cask Finishes Edition

No Comments on Novelty Bottles – Cask Finishes Edition

Novelty Casks

Casks, amirite? Some of them are familiar, some of them are less so – all of them have an irrevocable (or irreparable, depending on where you’re sitting) effect on the spirit matured within them. In…

Continue reading »

20th anniversary 20 iconic bottles giveaway

No Comments on 20th anniversary 20 iconic bottles giveaway

Our 20th anniversary celebrations continue! Along with a host of exclusive birthday bottlings – with more to come through the year – we’re also looking back over the past 20 years and giving away 20…

Continue reading »

Long drinks for long days – summer serves

No Comments on Long drinks for long days – summer serves

It’s hot. Like, really hot. And not only in all the places that normally complain about it being hot, but also here in merry England. With the longest day of the year now behind us,…

Continue reading »

Mojitos for National Mojito Day

No Comments on Mojitos for National Mojito Day

In the big register of national drink days there are some that fall at strange times of year, but National Mojito Day (today – 11 July) is right on the money: the days are hot…

Continue reading »

Empirical Spirits

No Comments on Empirical Spirits

When you go to a restaurant the food can have amazing flavours, evoke memories and make you feel a range of emotions, but it’s an experience for you alone. You can’t take it home and…

Continue reading »

Foursquare Hereditas Rum – exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

No Comments on Foursquare Hereditas Rum – exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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…

Continue reading »

The Geography of Rum

1 Comment on The Geography of Rum

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,…

Continue reading »

What kind of rum are you?

No Comments on What kind of rum are you?

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…

Continue reading »

The Whisky Exchange Rum Classification

1 Comment on The Whisky Exchange Rum Classification

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…

Continue reading »
Showing page
1 of 15
Scroll To Top