Worldwide Whiskies: The Best World Whisky

Worldwide Whiskies: The Best World Whisky

We love Scotch. In fact, for most of the Dram Team, a good bottle of Scotch was behind us getting into whisky in the first place. But we’ve never been shy to admit that sometimes, we fancy something just a little bit different. With some amazing distilleries all over the world now producing award-winning drams, … Continue reading “Worldwide Whiskies: The Best World Whisky”

6 Inspiring Women in Whisky

6 Inspiring Women In Whisky

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t need to create a whisky tasting box all about amazing women in whisky. In a perfect world, gender-based stereotypes about our favourite spirit wouldn’t exist. Things like “whisky is a man’s drink”, “women don’t like strong or smoky flavours”, “making whisky is hard work and men are better suited … Continue reading “6 Inspiring Women in Whisky”

Whisky Under £50 Review 9: The Lakes Moscatel Cask

Whisky Under £50 Review The Lakes "The One" Moscatel

Welcome to the ninth installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! If you’d like to know more about why we’re doing this series, read our introduction post here. Today’s whisky is The Lakes Distillery “The One” Moscatel Cask … Continue reading “Whisky Under £50 Review 9: The Lakes Moscatel Cask”

Celebrating Women In Whisky: International Women’s Day

Celebrating Women in Whisky: International Women's Day 2021

International Women’s Day falls in March (March 8th, to be exact), and since half of the Dram Team is female, we couldn’t think of a better time to celebrate some amazing women in the whisky world. Our March box of the month is both a tribute to, and created by, inspirational women. Not only that, … Continue reading “Celebrating Women In Whisky: International Women’s Day”

Whiskies from Glen to Ben

Whisky from Glen to Ben Banner

Why are so many whiskies Glen-something? That’s a question we tried to answer last year. But Scotland is also famous for its Bens, like Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles. Did you know there are also a handful of “Ben-something” whiskies named after the hills and mountains of Scotland too? Well fear … Continue reading “Whiskies from Glen to Ben”

Introducing… Rye January!

Introducing... Rye January!

You’ve probably heard of Dry January. Some of our readers and tasting club members might even be challenging themselves to try it this year. Since we’re all about whisky discovery at the Dram Team (and can’t turn down the opportunity for a good pun, either) we’ve decided that this year, we going to do “Rye” … Continue reading “Introducing… Rye January!”

Whisky Under £50 Review 8: Sonoma Rye

Whisky Under £50 Review 8: Sonoma Rye

Welcome to the eighth installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! If you’d like to know more about why we’re doing this series, read our introduction post here. Today’s whisky is Sonoma Distilling Co American Rye Whiskey.  Sonoma … Continue reading “Whisky Under £50 Review 8: Sonoma Rye”

Maltal Kombat: Wine Cask Finished Whiskies

Maltal Kombat: Wine Cask Finished Whiskies

What’s better than an old-school video game? An old-school video game reference-packed, wine cask-finished, holding-no-punches whisky tasting box, that’s what! Introducing the best way to stave off the January blues (or continue the celebrations, if you’re just glad that 2020 is finally over): our January box-of-the-month, Maltal Kombat. This limited edition box sees 3 whiskies … Continue reading “Maltal Kombat: Wine Cask Finished Whiskies”

The Art of the Cask: Unusual Barrels

The Art of the Cask: Unusual Barrels

Welcome back to our mini-series of how whisky is made, The Art of the Cask! Today’s post is all about unusual barrels – think red wine casks, port casks, even tea-seasoned casks… Now, we’ve nothing against the widely used refill or ex-bourbon barrel, or even the virgin oak – sometimes we just want a little … Continue reading “The Art of the Cask: Unusual Barrels”

A Very Sherry Whiskymas: Christmas Box

Christmas Whisky Gift Box: A Very Sherry Whiskymas!

As Christmas is the best time of year for enjoying good whisky, we like to do the season justice here at the Dram Team. And since we all need a little bit of extra luxury this year, what better way to celebrate than with a box dedicated to the most decadent of whiskies – sherry … Continue reading “A Very Sherry Whiskymas: Christmas Box”

Interview with Gregg Glass, Whisky Works

Interview with Gregg Glass, Whisky Maker

If you tuned into our recent virtual live tasting of November’s Whisky & Wood box, you’d have seen that the two whiskies from newcomers The Whisky Works sparked a lot of conversation. We were excited to feature these distinctive, unique whiskies in this month’s tasting box. Spearheaded by Greg Glass, formerly of Compass Box, The … Continue reading “Interview with Gregg Glass, Whisky Works”

Best Virtual Whisky Tastings

With a second lockdown upon us here in England, lots of people are looking for interesting ways to celebrate birthdays, special occasions, or even just the end of the working week (even if the commute was from bed to a desk downstairs). In the world of non-stop Zoom quiz nights, it’s no wonder that we’re … Continue reading “Best Virtual Whisky Tastings”

Whisky & Wood: Cask Exploration

Whisky and Wood: Cask Exploration

As our regular readers will know, we’ve been a little bit cask-obsessed here at The Dram Team HQ lately. So with great pleasure, we announce an extremely special tasting box for November: an exploration of Whisky and Wood! Whisky & Wood showcases some marvellous drams that also happen to be among the most premium whiskies … Continue reading “Whisky & Wood: Cask Exploration”

Whisky Under £50 Review 7: Paul John Edited

Whisky Under £50: Review 7: Paul John Edited

Welcome to the seventh installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! If you’d like to know more about why we’re doing this series, read our introduction post here. Today’s whisky is Paul John “Edited” Indian whisky.  Paul John … Continue reading “Whisky Under £50 Review 7: Paul John Edited”

Whisky Under £50 Review 6: Nikka From The Barrel

Whisky Under £50 Review 6: Nikka From The Barrel

Welcome to the sixth installment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! If you’d like to know more about why we’re doing this series, read our introduction post here. Today’s whisky is Nikka From the Barrel Japanese Whisky.  Nikka … Continue reading “Whisky Under £50 Review 6: Nikka From The Barrel”