Label 5 Single Grain Whisky Bourbon Barrel

The chance that you’ve heard from Label 5 is quite big, it’s among the top 10 of best selling Scotch whisky in the world! The funny part is that it is Scottish made, but owned by the French (La Martiniquaise Company). So if you’d think that the French only drink Cognac and Calvados you’re only…

Flavours Of Fettercairn

Unicorn Purity! Fettercairn is a small, quiet town or village rather, as Queen Victoria used to describe it, in Eastern Schotland (Aberdeenshire). It roughly translates as “at the foot of the hill”. One day, things became exceptionally dreary and boring at Balmoral Castle and Queen V decided to go to a local pub, incognito, accompanied…

The Macallan Edition N°6

A River Runs Through It Last month Macallan revealed its latest and final number in their Edition series, N°6. The Edition series is a rather unique set of whiskies, because at the same time they showcase and celebrate everything that constitutes Macallan Whisky. The 6th Edition celebrates the fast flowing river that runs through the…

Winter is coming, have a dram!

On The Wall the Night’s Watch stays vigilant and today we discuss some of their daily rations: Oban Bay Special Reserve, the Night’s Watch Edition of the Game Of Thrones Single Malt Series. I don’t have to explain Game Of Thrones or even the Night’s Watch, by now that’s common knowledge. The Watch has always…

Teeling Single Pot Still Batch 2,3, … & 4

Yes, The Dublin Phoenix has a new batch of their Single Pot Still and yes, it’s different! Also this VIP Masterclass presented by none other than Alex Chasko the Master Distiller himself and hosted by the Nectar in the more than amazing spirits shop TasTToe, let us taste their Poteen, Teeling 24 “the famous 24”…

Five Expressions Of Port Askaig

Port Askaig is the name of a very small harbor on the isle of Islay, but it’s also the name of a single malt and quite a mysterious one so it seems. We were happy to receive five bottles of Port Askaig ranging from ‘smoke bombs’ to ‘so balanced it can do yoga on its…

Nomad Outland Whisky, a Blend of Scotland and Spain

We tested Nomad Outland Whisky, a blend of Scottish whiskies, which is matured in two locations: Scotland and Spain. Yes Spain! Focused on a more southern-European market, this ‘outlander’ is creating a bit of a name for itself, but what do us northerners think about it? Article by Mickaël Editing by Rolf A nomad is…

St. Paddy’s is coming! Choose your Teeling!!

Sunday is Saint Patrick’s Day and then we celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. Originally this happened only in Ireland, but since the Irish travelled a lot during the 19th century, now the entire planet turns green on the 17th of march! And as we know, every celebration comes with a good drink, but the…

Teerenpeli – Finnish Whisky

What do you do when you are in Helsinki for Christmas, and you have some time to spend roaming the icy streets? Well, visit the Teerenpeli pub in Kamppi, for example, as they offer an introduction to the thus-far unknown world of Finnish whiskies. Article by Mickaël Van Nieuwenhove There I was, standing in front…

The Game Of Thrones Single Malts Have Arrived!

Eight exclusive Scottish single malt whiskies were carefully selected to represent the seven Houses of Westeros and the infamous Night’s Watch. So, choose your own House and pledge your allegiance while you watch the final season of the glorious Game Of Thrones saga! featured image by petitecellars The GOT single malt collection was announced with…