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Billy on Rum vs Rhum – molasses, agricole and sugarcane honey:
Sugar cane honey is filtered and evaporated sugar cane juice. It's thicker and stays fresh longer than pure juice, but doesn't go through as much of a refining process as molasses.
Posted on: 3 December 2018
carol gouyer on Rum vs Rhum – molasses, agricole and sugarcane honey:
Hi, what is the difference between molasses and sugarcane honey ?
Posted on: 3 December 2018
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Drinks writer, 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.
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Editor, matured at The Whisky Exchange since 2017. Lives in the TWE website but escapes at weekends for hobbies that mostly involve getting rained on. Has spent the past decade doing a variety of writing and communications jobs, and once worked with the girl who jumped naked on Russell Brand on live TV.
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A 2013 addition, Rocky (not his real name, he's harder than he looks) joined us from Berry Bros, where a smorgasbord of roles in seven 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.
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Co-owner and founder of The Whisky Exchange, Sukhinder has been at the forefront of the sale, sourcing and collecting of old and rare whiskies since the late 1980s.
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An avid whisky fan, Tom cut his teeth as social media golem in the travel industry before developing an enduring desire to express himself in more than two-sentence snippets. Freed of those syllabic shackles, he pursues a campaign of rampant alliteration across the TWE blog, website and media channels.
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Alex developed a love of all things cocktail and fine drinking from an early age, and has been working in the drinks industry since the late 1980s. He started in bars in Oxford and London, but his love of whisky came later. He admits to spending all of his spare time acting like a three year old.
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Assistant manager at our 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.
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Dawn wowed the London restaurant scene as a sommelier in some of the capital’s hottest spots, including Zuma, The Square and The Ledbury before joining Selfridges as head wine and spirits buyer. In 2015, she became head buyer at TWE, and she’s also a Master (‘Mistress, actually…’) of Wine.
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A 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.
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A west Londoner by birth, Ed left Berry Brothers & Rudd in 2010 to become a freelance writer and educator, and works part time in our shop. In recognition of his love for all things burnt, he became a Mousquetaire d'Armagnac in 2008.
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Born to a father in the wine trade, Leonora was introduced to the drinks industry at an early age and spent many a school holiday wandering around the vineyards of the Mosel Valley. She carried on the family tradition, moving into the world of drinks PR before joining The Whisky Exchange at the beginning of 2017.
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Born and raised just a stone’s throw from head office, Michael is a true graduate of The Whisky Exchange. He started working at TWE in our warehouse in 2009. Since then, he has spent some time working in almost every role from packer to web content editor. These days he is our buyer of old and rare spirits.
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