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#Stationed outside Singapore (may not be so responsive to messages in a timely manner) A Whisky Lover! Very happy to meet the like-minded, network, exchange knowledge on profiles and tasting notes! Let's talk about the different characteristics of Whisky!
Did You Know? : Sharing Info On No-Age-Statement Scotches
I personally don't agree that NAS is the way distilleries should go. Well, this is still a good read nevertheless, enjoy! ------------------------------------------------------------ No-Age-Statement Scotches Worth Losing Track of Time Over You don’t have to choose your Scotch by the numbers. Inc
Did You Know? : For the Love of Wood!
How are whisky casks made? The art of making whisky casks is a highly skilled and traditional practice called coopering. Nowadays, modern machinery aids the cooper (the name given to someone who makes casks and barrels) but it still takes years of training to reach the required industry standards.
Did You Know? : ABCs Of "Water Of Life"
The world of whisky can be confusing and full of technical and industry jargon. Hence, I am happy to break down some of these barriers by having an alphabetical A to Z listing of some important whisky terms, in the form of a glossary for your convenience. A Angel's share: This is the name given to
Did You Know? : Water Of Life- History And Geography 101
Whisky Or Whiskey? The spelling depends on the country. Not the country where you are enjoying the whisk(e)y, but where it was made. How to spell whisky - or whiskey...It is mostly a matter of tradition (and there are exceptions), but as a rule of thumb, whiskies that were produced in Ireland o
Did You Know? : The Simple Art Of Tasting
The art of tasting whisky is much simpler than you think. You can read so many reviews and tasting notes that refer to a whisky as having the flavour of 'sherbert, dark chocolate or burnt rubber', that it can leave you wondering "am I tasting the same whisky?". But how do you learn to pick up such e
Did You Know? : Independent Bottlers
INDEPENDENT BOTTLERS An Independent Bottler is a company, which does not produce whisky but bottles whisky under its own brand name. History- Independent bottlers can trace their roots back to the 18th and 19th century when many grocers and wine merchants decided to stock whisky, which came from l
Did You Know? : Peat And Its Significance In Whisky
After reading this article, you will come to understand several important points on Peat: 1) What is Peat? 2) How does the smoke flavour come into the Whisky? 3) What influences the level of smokiness in Whisky? 4) Will Peat ever run out? 1) What is Peat? Large parts of Scotland are covered w
Did You Know? : 101 World Whiskies To Try Before You Die
A very interesting "Guide Book" by Buxton; a career Whisky Advocate whom he spent the last 25 years with the Whisky Industry as Consultant, Marketing Director and Writer of Books related to Whiskies. The nice part of this book describes Whiskies of the World and those he thought are worth dying fo
Whisky Live 2015
http://www.whiskylive.sg This event is dedicated to whisky and spirit tasting, from well-known brands to confidential distilleries. Discerning drinkers will enjoy the advanced experiences: the masterclasses and the Collector Room. The masterclass sessions will be a special time to learn further
Did You know? : Single Cask Whisky
A “Single Cask” whisky is a truly unblended whisky from a singular cask (or Single Barrel), which can fill only 150 to 350 bottles. To be selected as a Single Cask whisky, all the positive elements of flavour and balance must be present. Each cask delivers a unique whisky. An example of a Single
Did You Know? : The Scotish Pronunciation
The names of most scottish whisky distilleries are determined from their location. Many of these are derived from the Gaelic language and a lot of people find them hard to pronounce. Having heard some very funny attempts at some of the distillery names, here is a guide to tackle some Gaelic pronun