“Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” – Thoreau It’s that time of year again – with the UK’s…Continue reading »
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Diageo Special Releases 2012
Posted on 2 October 2012 by Tim F
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Diageo Special Releases 2011
Posted on 21 October 2011 by Billy
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There are some things that are constant in this world – death, taxes, the revival of Big Brother for yet another year despite no-one admitting to watching it, my inability to write one word where…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2010
Posted on 3 November 2010 by Tim F
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Ah, autumn. The turning of the leaves. The smell of wet earth. The first frost, and being able to see your breath in the mornings. Treading in dogshit on the way home because it’s dark…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 »
Diageo Special Releases 2009 – The Verdict
Posted on 14 October 2009 by Tim F
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Okay, so last night I was lucky enough to attend the press tasting of this year’s special Release from Diageo, the details of all of which are in my last post. It was a fairly…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2009 Announced
Posted on 12 October 2009 by Tim F
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Just received the following stuff on the Diageo Special Releases for this year, so thought I’d better share. I’m going to a tasting of these tomorrow night, so will post my own impressions later in the…Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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