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by Sally Toms
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Johnnie walker green label
Replies: 14
Views: 10206

Re: Johnnie walker green label

I'd just like to remind everybody that items cannot be offered for sale on this forum.

Cheers,
Admin
by Sally Toms
Thu Sep 25, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Whisky Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 4031

Re: Whisky Wanted

Hello all

Just a reminder than items cannot be offered for sale on this forum...

Cheers

Sally
by Sally Toms
Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Admin
Replies: 1
Views: 1632

Re: Admin

Hi there Thanks for the interest. I can assure you that we do watch the forum, and try to check in once a day at least. Different time zones sometimes mean that the spam stays up for longer than we'd like, but we do what we can. If you come across any embedded spam, or anyone misusing the forum, ple...
by Sally Toms
Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Question- where can I get cheap Ugg boots
Replies: 5
Views: 2771

Re: Question- where can I get cheap Ugg boots

wasn't sure whether to delete that one... left it for the LOL factor ;)
by Sally Toms
Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Question- where can I get cheap Ugg boots
Replies: 5
Views: 2771

Re: Question- where can I get cheap Ugg boots

that's kind, but I don't think so. Your patience is appreciated if they don't disappear straight away, but feel free to moan as much as you wish. They're AWFUL.

:headbang:
by Sally Toms
Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Question- where can I get cheap Ugg boots
Replies: 5
Views: 2771

Re: Question- where can I get cheap Ugg boots

Mmm. Because we all know you whisky drinkers are into your Ugg boots and handbags. We seem to be targeted at the moment, don't we? (FYI I'm Sally. I used to work on WM editorial and now I'm the one responsible for deleting all this cr*p). I've done about 150 this morning... I've come to the conclusi...
by Sally Toms
Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Whisky Events
Topic: Bruichladdich – 19th September, Leek
Replies: 0
Views: 1585

Bruichladdich – 19th September, Leek

Lynn McEwan of Bruichladdich will be hosting a tutored malt whisky tasting organised by The Wine Shop. The event will be held on 19th September at 8pm and held, not at the shop, but at Rudyard Sailing Club in Leek, Staffordshire. Tickets are priced at £15. Contact 01538 382 408 for more information ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:48 am
Forum: Whisky Events
Topic: John McLellan @ The Wine Shop, Leek – 28th July
Replies: 1
Views: 2313

John McLellan @ The Wine Shop, Leek – 28th July

Bunnahabhain’s distillery manager John McLellan will be at The Wine Shop in Leek, Staffordshire conducting a tasting on Friday 28th July. The event kicks off at 8pm and for tickets or more information contact the shop on 01538 382 408. John will also be tasting at the Leek & District Show on Sat...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Question mark over The Craig's future
Replies: 18
Views: 13975

Question mark over The Craig's future

The on-off saga of Speyside’s Craigellachie Hotel is set for another twist with the news that it has had to cancel a bourbon tasting later this year amidst claims that it has been bought by a national hotel chain. As Whisky Magazine went to press it was rumoured that the award winning, four star hot...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky in style
Replies: 2
Views: 10556

Whisky in style

Edinburgh's luxury Balmoral Hotel is cashing in on the whisky tourism phenomenon by launching its own Whisky Experience mini breaks. Highlights include: dinner in the Michelin-starred restaurant with three specially selected whisky tastings; overnight accommodation in an executive bedroom; full Scot...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: A piece of history
Replies: 0
Views: 8790

A piece of history

For the first time in 200 years, 18th century-style stills are being installed at the soon-to-be reconstructed George Washington’s Whiskey Distillery at Mount Vernon, Virginia. The distillery, which will open to the public in April 2007, will be the only operating 18th century-style distillery in No...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icy reaction to casino policy
Replies: 5
Views: 10336

Icy reaction to casino policy

An Australian casino caused a fuss recently when bar staff insisted on adding ice to a customer’s glass of whisky. Alison Black, a Glaswegian living in Melbourne, described what happened at Lasseters Casino in Alice Springs: “I love my whisky and particularly like single malts. I was delighted when ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: You wait ages for an English distiller, then...
Replies: 2
Views: 11607

You wait ages for an English distiller, then...

Just weeks after the announcement was made that an English distillery was to be built in Norfolk, it has surfaced that plans for another English distillery are well under way. Lakeland Distillers is planning to build a single malt whisky distillery at Staveley near Kendal. The distillery, called Bar...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Live NY bottling
Replies: 0
Views: 8171

Live NY bottling

A unique bottling of Highland Park whisky celebrating Whisky Live New York is now on sale exclusively at Park Avenue Liquor Shop. Whisky Magazine and Park Avenue Liquor Shop have teamed up with Highland Park to select cask 433 from the distillery’s reserve collection. Bottled at 57.9%, the whisky ha...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Event goes up in smoke
Replies: 0
Views: 7833

Event goes up in smoke

This year’s World Whisky & Cigar Challenge, held at Boisdale restaurant in London, has been heralded the most successful yet. Twenty seven of the best cigar connoisseurs and whisky aficionados in the United Kingdom took part. They included representatives from Hunters & Frankau, Davidoff, Pa...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:39 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: India tops
Replies: 2
Views: 9432

India tops

India has officially become the largest international whisky market, topping the United States by volume. Indian whiskies (mostly non-matured alcohols made from molasses and therefore not considered whisky by the Scotch Whisky Association) have reported staggering growth over the past decade, going ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:39 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: A tasteful way to learn about whisky
Replies: 8
Views: 10397

A tasteful way to learn about whisky

A new system of classification for whisky has been unveiled in a new book called Whisky Classified: Choosing Single Malts by Flavour. Dr David Wishart spent eight years visiting 94 distilleries to identify the ‘12 cardinal flavours’ that can be used to describe any Scotch single malt whisky. The fla...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:38 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Lagavulin: The Next Generation
Replies: 0
Views: 10215

Lagavulin: The Next Generation

Lagavulin Distillery has a new manager – native Ileach Graham Logie. Previously Graham worked at Talisker distillery for three years. His late father, Peter Logie, spent 50 years in the industry and was a distillery manager for 33 years.
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Distillery manager departs
Replies: 0
Views: 7643

Distillery manager departs

Drew Sinclair, The Dalmore distillery manager, has retired after 40 years of service. Richard Paterson presented Drew with a specially inscribed miniature whisky barrel at an intimate farewell reception. “I have very much enjoyed my time at Dalmore. The company is very family orientated and when I j...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Three cheers for Dave!
Replies: 0
Views: 5948

Three cheers for Dave!

Whisky Magazine contributing editor Dave Broom has won a prestigious Glenfiddich Food & Drink Award for his work in the magazine. Dave Broom received best Drink/Bar Writer for “his easy to read, lyrical work in Whisky Magazine.” His award was collected by magazine editor Dominic Roskrow as Dave ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Shetland whisky - update
Replies: 71
Views: 32084

Shetland whisky - update

Blackwood Distillers is looking to convert a former RAF base on Unst into its new whisky distillery. Developers hope to buy the site at Saxa Vord from the Ministry of Defence.
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Success for Glencairn
Replies: 0
Views: 4865

Success for Glencairn

Glencairn Crystal has scooped one of the ultimate business accolades Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the United Kingdom's highest accolade for business-related success. In total, the Queen announced a total of 145 Awards on her 80th Birthday – the highest total for more than 10 years. Winning compani...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Buffalo trials
Replies: 8
Views: 6924

Buffalo trials

Buffalo Trace has released a collection of unique experimental whiskies. Since the distillery began experimenting 17 years ago, it has produced more than 1,500 barrels of experimental whiskey. Some examples of these experiments include unique mash bills, types of wood, barrel toasts, and so on. Now ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Macallan turns 30
Replies: 0
Views: 5939

The Macallan turns 30

The Macallan has released the latest vintage single malt to join its world-renowned Fine & Rare collection – the 1975 Macallan – now available from the Speyside distillery. The 30 year old single malt whisky takes its place alongside The Macallan’s selection of 39 Fine & Rare vintage single ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:20 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: A touch of luxury
Replies: 0
Views: 6380

A touch of luxury

Expensive cocktails seem to be the flavour of the month at the moment. Woodford Reserve developed the most expensive mint julep ever to be sold in time for the Kentucky Derby. The cocktail cost £600 each and was made with one-of-a-kind ingredients, including a personal selection of Woodford Reserve ...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:20 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bottler provides food for thought
Replies: 2
Views: 4936

Bottler provides food for thought

It has been a busy Spring for whisky merchant Duncan Taylor & Co., with the launch of another whisky and creating a dram infused menu at an award winning hotel. Joining Duncan Taylor’s Region Collection is the new Speyside Special Selection No.2, the second in a series of specially selected cask...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:08 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Glenlivet on the web
Replies: 5
Views: 5465

The Glenlivet on the web

The Glenlivet has unveiled a slick new website. Check it out at: http://www.theglenlivet.com
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:07 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: anCnoc at Peckham's
Replies: 0
Views: 3817

anCnoc at Peckham's

anCnoc single malt is now available in the independent delicatessen chain, Peckham’s. Widely regarded as Scotland’s leading independent food and drink merchants, Peckham’s has built an impressive reputation for selling a specialist selection of wines, beers and whiskies as well as for its range of d...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:07 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: World's first solid whisky cocktail
Replies: 2
Views: 4831

World's first solid whisky cocktail

Monkey Shoulder, the world’s first triple malt whisky from William Grant & Sons, has entered the realms of gastronomic innovation with another ‘first’ for the drinks industry – the solid whisky cocktail. Inspired by the classic Manhattan recipe, the Solid Manhattan combines Monkey Shoulder whisk...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: More peat from Speyside
Replies: 0
Views: 4406

More peat from Speyside

Old Ballantruan is a new single malt whisky release from Angus Dundee Distillers. This Speyside whisky is made with heavily-peated malted barley to impart a distinctive flavour. After ‘sleeping’ for up to eight years in hand-picked oak barrels, this whisky has been bottled at 50% ABV and without chi...
by Sally Toms
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Boys get fresh and fruity
Replies: 0
Views: 3339

Boys get fresh and fruity

The Fresh Fruity One is the new new baby from Jon, Mark & Robbo. A vatting of six grain whiskies, The Fresh Fruity One is full of fresh, tropical fruity smells and tastes, and a lingering sweetness makes it the most refreshing whisky in the range.
by Sally Toms
Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Coming on strong
Replies: 0
Views: 4181

Coming on strong

Islay distillery Bruichladdich has once more run in to controversy – by recreating a quadruple distilled whisky with a very high alcoholic strength. The X4 Perilous Whisky was condemned by the Scotch Whisky Association and criticised for focusing on strength. But the distillery defends the whisky be...
by Sally Toms
Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Finer Oak range gets finer
Replies: 51
Views: 19405

Finer Oak range gets finer

The Macallan has extended its Fine Oak range of single malt Highland Scotch whiskies with the introduction of a 17 year old expression. The whisky continues the success of The Macallan Fine Oak 10, 15 and 21 Years Old, which the distillery introduced in November 2004 and Fine Oak 30 Years Old, just ...
by Sally Toms
Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Classic drink for classic track
Replies: 0
Views: 3782

Classic drink for classic track

Woodford Reserve bourbon has become the toast of the famous Churchill Downs horse racing track. A title bestowed on only a handful of brands, being an ‘official’ beverage or drink of the Kentucky Derby is an honour. For the eighth year in a row, Woodford Reserve Bourbon is the ‘Official Bourbon of t...
by Sally Toms
Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:39 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Smart new look for champion distillery
Replies: 0
Views: 4001

Smart new look for champion distillery

Glenfarclas Distillery, established in 1836, is celebrating a face lift for its 15, 21 and 25 years marold single Highland malt whiskies, which emphasises the family owned distillery’s traditional values. The new presentation now includes a line drawing of the distillery, a subtle adjustment to the ...

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