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Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Bowmore 12 vs. JW Black Label?
Replies: 2
Views: 3797

Re: Bowmore 12 vs. JW Black Label?

They are very different whiskies. If you are learning and exploring whiskies take the Bowmore, now you've come to terms with peat you should enjoy. If you just want an everyday drinking spirit the Black Label is very nice and versatile for mixing
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Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Suspected fake macallan please help
Replies: 7
Views: 2480

Re: Suspected fake macallan please help

It doesn't look good to me, green bottle, cap looks very generic, label doesn't look right.
Your best bet is to try and contact Macallan directly and ask for their opinion on it.
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Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Suspected fake macallan please help
Replies: 7
Views: 2480

Re: Suspected fake macallan please help

What does the Bottled By line on the bottle say? It looks like an Indp. Bottling.
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Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Legal Breakthrough for Scotch in Taiwan
Replies: 0
Views: 9354

Legal Breakthrough for Scotch in Taiwan

In a major legal breakthrough, Scotch Whisky has been registered as a certification trade mark in Taiwan, giving consumers and the industry better protection against fakes. Taiwan is the fourth biggest market for Scotch by value with exports worth £75 million in the first six months of the year. Con...
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Wed Sep 07, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The good, bad and unusual opinions of Laphroaig drinkers
Replies: 0
Views: 35249

The good, bad and unusual opinions of Laphroaig drinkers

For one week only, big opinions will proudly display tweets directly onto the iconic white distillery wall on the shores of Islay as part of Laphroaig’s award-winning #OpinionsWelcome campaign. Whether it’s “heavenly golden drops collected in one smokin’ bottle” or “as if a merman washed his codpiec...
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Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: French whisky takes to the seas
Replies: 0
Views: 6266

French whisky takes to the seas

French whisky Black Mountain has partnered with shipping company Trans Oceanic Wind Transport (TOWT) for a one-of-a-kind sea maturation experience. After departing from the banks of Bordeaux four months ago on May, 2 on board an old tuna seiner called "La Nébuleuse", a cask of Black Mounta...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live The Hague 2016 - 11th - 13th November
Replies: 0
Views: 2650

Whisky Live The Hague 2016 - 11th - 13th November

The oldest and biggest whisky event in The Netherlands. The majority of importers and distributors of whisky are present in the church “De Grote Kerk”, representing hundreds of whisky brands ready for you to taste. Enjoy whisky masterclasses, the American Saloon, whisky cocktails, whisky trails, whi...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live Dublin 2016 - 5th November
Replies: 0
Views: 2573

Whisky Live Dublin 2016 - 5th November

Whiskey Live Dublin is Ireland’s premier whiskey tasting event, showcasing both the long established and new arrivals to the Irish whiskey scene. An addition to last year’s event was the wonderful food pairings and cocktails provided by some of Dublin’s most esteemed bars and restaurants, which will...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live Manila 2016 - 28th - 29th October
Replies: 1
Views: 4088

Whisky Live Manila 2016 - 28th - 29th October

Whisky Live Manila! It's finally happening! The world's premier whisky tasting show now has its 5th venue in Asia. on 28 and 29 October 2016 Whisky Live will open its doors to its growing number of whisky enthusiasts at no less than the newly opened Shangri-la Hotel, Bonifaco Global City in Taguig, ...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live Toronto 2016 - 22nd October
Replies: 0
Views: 2508

Whisky Live Toronto 2016 - 22nd October

FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016 Please join us at the Fairmont Royal York on Saturday, October 22, 2016 for an extraordinary evening of whisky tasting, full dinner buffet, live entertainment, and much more... A COMPLETE NIGHT OUT For more details, stay tuned at http://www.whiskyliveca...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live Hong Kong 2016 - 8th October
Replies: 0
Views: 2517

Whisky Live Hong Kong 2016 - 8th October

The FIRST Whisky Live show in Hong Kong, which take place across the globe, offering the unique opportunity to sample the greatest whiskies in the world. Showcasing the finest whiskies of the world to consumers and global trade representatives and providing a festive, friendly and informal environme...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Luxe Taipei 2016 - 24th - 25th September
Replies: 0
Views: 2488

Whisky Luxe Taipei 2016 - 24th - 25th September

Whisky Live presents you with an exciting opportunity to sample and experience an equisite array of the finest whiskies in the world. You will be surrounded by some of the best producers and distillers in the industry who will all be ready to share valuable information that will enhance your experie...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live Paris 2016 - 24th - 25th September
Replies: 0
Views: 2447

Whisky Live Paris 2016 - 24th - 25th September

For more than 13 years now, Paris has hosted the annual Whisky Live event at the end of September, which has grown over the years to become Europe’s largest tasting event. With a rich programme of tastings (more than 160 brands present), meetings and talks (Masterclasses), and entertainment (cocktai...
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Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live Tokyo 2016 - 7th September
Replies: 0
Views: 2536

Whisky Live Tokyo 2016 - 7th September

Whisky Live Party 2016 will be held on the evening of 7th Sept at the Park Hotel Tokyo. Admission will be strictly limited to 200 people. Guests can taste a wide range of whiskies from Single Malt Scotch through to Japanese blends, together with some unique Whisky Magazine bottlings, all enjoyed in ...
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Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Welcome to our new forum
Replies: 1
Views: 8017

Welcome to our new forum

We hope our new forum will solve the spam problems and be a bit faster, cleaner and easier for you to use. The first post(s) from a new member will need to be approved by a moderator. This will stop 99% of the spam immediately, but it does mean you may have to wait a while for your first posts to ap...
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Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Vintage 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1033

Re: Vintage 2016

If you are looking for a 2016 vintage you won't be able to buy it for a few years. Whisky must spend some time in the cask before being bottled. So if it's distilled and bottled today you could have a 3 year old whisky in 2019. If you want an 18 year old 2016 vintage for her 18th birthday you will h...
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Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icons of Whisky 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 8544155

Icons of Whisky 2015

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We are pleased to announced the Global Winners for Icons of Whisky 2015
http://www.iconsofwhisky.com/2015/
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Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Hall of Fame - 2015 Inductees
Replies: 0
Views: 8540405

Hall of Fame - 2015 Inductees

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The new America and Rest of World inductees have been announced.

http://halloffame.whiskymag.com/
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Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Hall of Fame - New Inductees
Replies: 0
Views: 8705106

Hall of Fame - New Inductees

http://halloffame.whiskymag.com/gfx/logo.jpg This year, we have split the accolade into three stages: Scotland, America and Rest of World, and begin proceedings with Scotland. Drawn from distillers and blenders, company owners and journalists, inclusion into the Hall of Fame represents the highest ...
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Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Magazine Photo Challenge 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 8549895

Whisky Magazine Photo Challenge 2015

Whisky Magazine Photo Challenge 2015 Open for entries http://photocomp.whiskymag.com/gfx/logo.jpg Whether you shoot on a phone or use the latest digital camera, capturing that precise moment in time on film or in a digital image has not changed since the conception of photography; it's all in those...
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Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icons of Whisky Scotland 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 8435733

Icons of Whisky Scotland 2015

Icons of Whisky Scotland 2015 With the result for Scottish independence being so close, we are delighted that the voting process for our Icons of Whisky Scotland awards have not only been very popular within the whisky industry but in certain categories the results too, have been very close. Full r...
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Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icons of Whisky 2015 are now underway
Replies: 0
Views: 9652113

Icons of Whisky 2015 are now underway

Each year Whisky Magazine recognises the best people, places and businesses in the whisky industry with the Icons of Whisky (IOW) awards. After widespread consultation, a new nomination and voting process has been introduced to allow the industry to have a say and help us discover those hidden gems....
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Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Inver House raise a glass to 50 years in the industry
Replies: 0
Views: 9919365

Inver House raise a glass to 50 years in the industry

This summer, Inver House Distillers are paying tribute to the people and places of the past and toasting to a promising future as it celebrates 50 successful years in the drinks industry. To acknowledge the global success of the business since it was founded in 1964 the company is planning a series ...
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Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Production no longer frozen at Glengoyne distillery
Replies: 0
Views: 10024852

Production no longer frozen at Glengoyne distillery

Thanks to the installation of Flexenergy advanced technology pipework at the Glengoyne Distillery, the production of their unique Scotch malt whisky will no longer be compromised by plummeting temperatures. Freezing pipes taking water from the Dumgoyne Hills just north of Glasgow hindered the produc...
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Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Queen visited the Rosyth dockyard
Replies: 0
Views: 10298559

Queen visited the Rosyth dockyard

On Friday 4th July the Queen visited the Rosyth dockyard in Fife to give her name to the largest aircraft carrier built in the UK. At the ceremony, where PM David Cameron and first minister Alex Salmond were also in attendance, she used a bottle of whisky rather than the traditional champagne to off...
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Tue May 27, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Live China postponed to 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 7268

Whisky Live China postponed to 2015

Whisky Live China postponed to 2015 Whisky Live, the world’s premier whisky tasting experience, held in more than 25 cities around the world, has postponed its 2014 shows in China. After five successful years in Shanghai the organisers of Whisky Live are looking for new Chinese partners, and look f...
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Tue May 27, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Live China postponed to 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 11133795

Whisky Live China postponed to 2015

Whisky Live China postponed to 2015 Whisky Live, the world’s premier whisky tasting experience, held in more than 25 cities around the world, has postponed its 2014 shows in China. After five successful years in Shanghai the organisers of Whisky Live are looking for new Chinese partners, and look f...
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Fri May 02, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Drink Whisky with the Barrelman
Replies: 0
Views: 11618528

Drink Whisky with the Barrelman

http://www.whiskymag.com/media/barrelman1.jpg DRINK WHISKEY WITH THE BARRELMAN #barrelmansfeast ‘Deconstructed’ Irish Night Launched at the Old Jameson Distillery DUBLIN April 4th, 2014 Last night, April 3rd, The Old Jameson Distillery launched their latest offering to the visitors to Dublin– the B...
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Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icons of Whisky 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 12277139

Icons of Whisky 2014

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Full results from the global Icons of Whisky 2014 are now available online.

http://www.whiskymag.com/awards/icons_of_whisky/2014/
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Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Hall of Fame 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 12252768

Hall of Fame 2014

http://www.whiskymag.com/awards/hall_of_fame/logo-210.jpg The Hall of Fame 2014 inductees have been announced : 17. Barry Crockett - Master Distiller, Irish Distillers 18. James McEwan - Master Distiller, Bruichladdich Distillery 19. Frank McHardy - Director of Production, J A Mitchell & Co. 20...
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Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Design Awards
Replies: 0
Views: 12128830

Whisky Design Awards

http://www.whiskymag.com/media/awards/wwda/2012/logo-200.jpg Winners from the World Whiskies Design Awards will be announced on Friday 21 March 2014. http://www.worldwhiskiesdesignawards.com "Their range of products in this year’s competition showed fantastic examples of personality, imagery a...
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Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: World Whiskies Awards 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 12056696

World Whiskies Awards 2014

http://www.whiskymag.com/media/awards/wwa/logo-200.jpg Winners from the World Whiskies Awards will be announced on Friday 21 March 2014. http://www.worldwhiskiesawards.com Once again the bar has been raised for the standard of liquid entered into this most exacting of competitions. This year we saw...
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Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icons of Whisky Scotland 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 13771842

Icons of Whisky Scotland 2014

KINGS OF THE HILL We reveal the winners in the latest round of the Icons search It has been an interesting year in the whisky world, major expansion plans have been announced for some companies, while others are ramping up production to feed a growing demand for spirit. The feeling is that we are a...

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