Drinks by the Dram – Whisky Podcast

If you haven’t already seen the Drinks by the Dram offering from Master of malt Check out my video, but you should also see here, here, and here Cheers Darren The Whisky Guy

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Feis Ile 2010 – Port Mor dinner with Bruichladdich

So, again I’m on my iPhone, but connection isn’t so good on Islay (a great reason to come and forget about your phone). I’ll be on twitter updating people of my location to get samples of the Master of Malt Drinks by the Dram when I can get signal Tonight we’re at Port Mor with [...]

Feis Ile – Lagavulin day 1

Day 1: Today was a 7am start, but arriving in the line-up for the ferry we’re by no means the earliest start of the day. Standing next to our car was a group of gents from Falkirk who are extremely well versed with the Island and the Feis Ile.  Like most people heading to the [...]

Feis Ile – whisky trip part 1.1

Just a very quick post from my iPhone. I’m sat on an out crop of rocks 20 miles from Campbeltown. Strangly this is the best place to sit as there is a veiw of Ilsay with the setting sun. Neil and Joel from Caskstrength.net are here trying to find a signal so they can get [...]

A dram good experience – Port Ellen 27 Year Old 1983

…the maltings profitability over took that of the whisky, the decision was made to closed the Port Ellen distillery. After 1983 Port Ellen whisky has become collectable as it’s rarity has grown …

Feis Ile 2010 – Whisky Top Trumps

Wow, this year is flying by! It’s just over a week until Neil & Joel from Caskstrength.net and myself set off on our drive from London to Islay. In preparation I’ve put together my top trumps of Islay whisky. Something that proved to be a difficult task as they are all fantastic drams! In true [...]

Testing the flavour map with The Whisky Squad

Meeting groups of whisky enthusiast is always great. What’s better is when they invite you to join them for a monthly tasting session under the banner of the Whisky Squad! Started in April 2010 (so a very new group) we meet every first Thursday at a small friendly pub, The Gunmakers. This month we sampled [...]

Number One Drinks Company

Yesterday (Wednesday 5th May 2010), I met with the inspiring and charismatic man in the UK behind Number One Drinks Company,  Marcin Miller. For those not familiarly with what the brand offers your missing an absolute treat! Number One Drinks Company was founded in August 2006 by Marcin and David Croll (who is based in [...]

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