The closing of Rosebank has increasingly been recognised as one of the biggest losses in Scotland’s whisky history. However, thanks to the current huge growth in Scotch whisky, a new chapter for the cult, closed…Continue reading »
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Rosebank – a short history
Posted on 14 February 2019 by Billy
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Five of the best: boilermakers
Posted on 14 March 2017 by Jane
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To celebrate the launch of London Beer Week 2017, Jane takes a look at the boilermaker, a classic pairing that is now a sophisticated serve in the capital’s best bars. Existing in dive bars as…Continue reading »
What makes a great whisky tasting?
Posted on 31 January 2017 by Stuart
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I’ve been lucky to attend plenty of whisky tastings. The latest was a tour through the new batch of Diageo’s Special Releases hosted by whisky educator Colin Dunn – and it was superb. But as…Continue reading »
What's in a Nose? An Exploration of the Olfactory Epithelium
Posted on 7 August 2013 by Tim F
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At the excellent Auchentoshan Taste Experiments show I went to a week or two ago, I had a minor revelation during Rachel Barrie’s chat about how chemistry affects the DNA of whisky. It occurred when…Continue reading »
Auchentoshan Taste Experiments
Posted on 31 July 2013 by Tim F
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One of 2013’s more interesting press events took place last Tuesday, with the launch of Auchentoshan’s Taste Experiments Masterclasses. Consumer tickets for these events sold out in a flash, with fans of the Glasgow malt…Continue reading »
TWE Whisky Show 2012 – From Scotland to Japan
Posted on 18 October 2012 by Billy
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One of the things that we’ve become known for at TWE Whisky Show is our masterclasses. From the legendary Port Ellen vertical in our first year, to Serge Valentin’s Brora masterclass in year two and…Continue reading »
World Whisky Awards 2012
Posted on 23 March 2012 by Billy
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Last night was Whisky Magazine’s 6th World Whiskies Awards, the opening event of Whisky Live (which opens today – pop by and say hello if you’re around, we’re the official retailer) and the last of…Continue reading »
TWE Blog Awards!
Posted on 16 February 2012 by Tim F
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It’s Oscar time again, and even in the whisky world the awards season is in full swing. Basking in the warm glow of our award for Best Online / Direct Mail Retailer of the Year at the recent…Continue reading »
40 Year-Old Whiskies: A Guide
Posted on 15 April 2011 by Tim F
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Ok, we’re doing something a bit different today on The Whisky Exchange Blog – a collaborative post! Yes, this particular blog on forty year-old whisky has been written by myself AND Sukhinder: he’s supplied the…Continue reading »
The Whisky Lounge hits London this Saturday!
Posted on 12 May 2010 by Tim F
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Just a quick plug for this Saturday’s Whisky Lounge event in London, which is taking place at the Hilton in Tower Hill, just round the corner from London Bridge station. Former Glenmorangie ambassador Eddie Ludlow has…Continue reading »
Well, as Caperdonich originally should contribute to blends only and as there hasn't been any distillery bottlings before the two for the Italian market in the late 70's, I'd assume that a unique...
Posted on: 15 July 2022
That's really intriguing! I need to look into when the regulations started clamping down on naming – there was some discussion around Malt Mill online recently (thanks to
Posted on: 15 July 2022