BOWMORE 15 YO. SHERRY FINISH

Bowmore 15 YO. 43% abv.   Sherry Finish. 12 years in Bourbon cask + 3 years in Oloroso Sherry. 8-10 PPM. Good solid "glug" as pouring out of bottle. Slow, spaced tear drops or legs. Colour: Russet amber, orangey brown. Nose: Raisins, burnt tires and red berries on the...

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Islay Barley 2011 Bruichladdich

ISLAY BARLEY 2011. Bruichladdich. Age 6 years. Abv 50% Farms where the barley is grown are: Coull, Rockside, Island, Mulindry, Starchmill, Cruach Farms.Colour: Warm golden colour. The faintest echo of greeny gold. Very, very thin band of gold floating on top of...

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Whisky As Medicine In The Realm Of Women

WHISKY AS MEDICINE in the realm of women For cleaning wounds For removing ticks Hot toddie for cold For toothache In baby's milk to soothe To warm one up For shock Mum used to give me whisky in my coffee after walking the dog on a winters morning. Consumption of...

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What's in a Whisky Festival?

There are many different types and syles of whisky festival. If you can't find one to suit you, then perhaps you should return to drinking milk... Glasgow Whisky Festival ~ exactly what it says on the tin. More drams than you can shake a stick at. A well run, whisky...

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Some Introductory Drams….

INTRODUCTORY DRAMS ~ Well, basically, ALL OF THEM!! However, Whisky for Girls (& Guys!) were asked to make a list of drams which may temp a person who is unfamiliar with a dram into partaking....... so here goes... 1: Islay Barley 2009 from Bruichladdich ~ Barley...

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Whisky and Poetry gang thegither….

Three of our great poets have been inspired by whisky to create. This is one of the reasons we have whisky...to inspire.Please enjoy, with a glass or two of Scotland's finest malt Liz Lochhead, Carol Ann Duffy and Fran Baillie's poemsabout Scotland's National Drink ~...

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Whisky Marketing is so off piste..d

There are two types of people, Buyers & Drinkers. They are emphatically NOT the same thing ~ although, like a good conundrum, they CAN be the same thing! The marketing demographic for the new whisky drinker is the 28 year old, uber cool, hipster type. Probably...

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