Crikey! That’s been a quick fortnight – apologies for the temporary interruption in the blog, it’s all been pretty hectic here. Last week flew by so quickly everyone at TWE was struggling to keep up with it…Continue reading »
Ardbeg Blasda: The Verdict
Posted on 29 October 2008 by Tim F
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Diageo Special Releases are here!
Posted on 17 October 2008 by Tim F
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Yes, the wait is over and this year’s Diageo Special Releases are finally here. You’ll probably need to get in quick if you want one of the Port Ellen Eighth Releases and the Brora 25yo…Continue reading »
Ardbeg "Blasda" Blah
Posted on 10 October 2008 by Tim F
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So, it’s finally here. 1800 bottles for the UK market, malt peated to 25 ppm, giving 8ppm in the bottle, no age statement, chill-filtered and bottled at 40% abv. An ongoing product scheduled to have…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2008 Pt.2
Posted on 9 October 2008 by Tim F
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Okay, so here’s the rest of the info on this year’s Diageo Special Releases, which should be here in a week or two. As before, the text below is all from the Diageo marketing department –…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2008 Pt.1
Posted on 8 October 2008 by Tim F
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Well, a day late, here’s the new post – for which delay, my apologies: it’s going crazy here. Honestly, as soon as the weather turns people start buying whisky to keep them warm. Either that or it’s…Continue reading »
To coat or not to coat?
Posted on 2 October 2008 by Tim F
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In the comments section of our last post on Octomore, drJarv (who I’m assuming is on the design team for Octomore as he hasn’t denied it yet!) asked for our thoughts on the coated opaque bottle that…Continue reading »
Exclusive: Octomore & PC 7 Pics!!!
Posted on 26 September 2008 by Tim F
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Well, you know it must be coming up to Christmas (Whaaat?!). Over a month to Halloween yet and the mince pies were already on sale in Sainsbury’s last Sunday. And suddenly the first few smatterings of…Continue reading »
Glen Moray sold to La Martiniquaise
Posted on 19 September 2008 by Tim F
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It has been widely reported that LVMH (that’s Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy), parent company of Glenmorangie plc, have agreed to flog off their unloved step-child Glen Moray to fellow French company La Martiniquaise. Financial details…Continue reading »
Welcome to the TWE Blog!
Posted on 18 September 2008 by Tim F
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Hello and welcome to the blog from The Whisky Exchange! This is the place to come to for all your TWE news, views, opinions, rumours, tasting notes, events, product launches, editorial and comment. My name is…Continue reading »
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