Douglas Laing – 27 year old Highland Park whisky

Its the end of the first week back to work in 2011 and the guys gave me a bottle of Highland Park 27yo for Christmas so seem fitting as a toast to the end of a successful week at work.

Whisky live London 2011 – A phoenix from the ashes?

Whisky Live this year and saving your cash until November. Especially if you did go to last years Whisky Live, which was difficult to get to and seemed that the chaps for Berry Bro’s and Rudd

Burns Night 2011 – Whisky pairing part 1

At this time of year I always try to reduce my alcohol consumption as it seems there is always whisky event after whisky event to attend and the old kidneys and liver suffer bad enough as it is. This year December was no different as tasting events in London (The Whisky Squad dinner being top [...]

Why did I buy that…? Whisky investing?

In 2005 I bought a bunch of bottles to “drink later”, back then I was managing a relatively OK cocktail bar it was easy to try most spirits before buying them so sticking them in a box came guilt free.

This Christmas while back in Newcastle visiting my parents I realised that those plus other bottles bought in 2006 and 2007 were sitting in the loft. This made me wonder if there was any cash in the attic

2010 Whisky round up

note worthy events are: Year two for the Whisky for
Movember team who raised over£1700 for Prostate Cancer awareness,
MoM releasing it’s second Movember bottling with support from
Richard Paterson. The Whisky Squad being formed, Ardbeg hitting
10yo, Dave Brooms Whisky Atlas, A fantastic Whisky Picnic in

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