New Whisky Kids on the Block

New Whisky Kids on the Block

Everyone loves new things, right? We do – especially when it’s whisky related! So we’re going to take a look at what’s new in whisky at the moment, helped with a few drams from our newest whisky box release: New Kids on the Block. It’s time to dive in and find about new whiskies from … Continue reading “New Whisky Kids on the Block”

English Whisky: Progress Report ’21

English Whisky: Progress Report '21

Happy St George’s Day!  While some of us Brits might be itching to escape to an exotic international location, there’s plenty to be proud of when it comes to England – like its whisky! There’s no question that in recent years English whisky has far and away stolen many whisky drinkers’ hearts. With an ever-widening … Continue reading “English Whisky: Progress Report ’21”

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”

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”

Unconventional Whisky: Distilleries That Break The Rules

Unconventional Whisky: Distilleries That Break The Rules

Unconventional Whisky Breaks The Rules Rules. Some of us love them, some of us don’t. One thing’s for sure, the whisky industry is a lot better off for having them, so we know what’s actually going into our whisky. But sometimes too many rules and regulations could stifle creativity, and pushing the boundaries might lead … Continue reading “Unconventional Whisky: Distilleries That Break The Rules”

Sherry Cask Whisky: A Guide

Sherry Cask Whisky: A Guide

Ahh, sherry cask whisky. For many whisky snobs, a term that conjures nostalgic memories of our first gateway whisky sips. A type of cask that is deeply associated with many famous whisky houses – Macallan, Aberlour, Glenfarclas (well a lot of the Glen-somethings, actually) – and indeed with Scotch single malt whisky in general. If … Continue reading “Sherry Cask Whisky: A Guide”

What are the best whisky glasses?

What are the best whisky glasses

What are the best whisky glasses? It’s an age old question, and with more people tasting whisky at home these days, one that’s more relevant than ever: what is the best glass for whisky? The Dram Team have been involved with quite a few virtual whisky tastings now, and so I’ve been thinking about ways … Continue reading “What are the best whisky glasses?”

Whisky Gifts for Father’s Day

What’s the best Father’s Day gift for a whisky lover? A bottle of whisky, right? Sure, of course, you can get a bottle of whisky. But this year you should try something different. So, I put together this list of the best whisky gifts for Father’s Day (that aren’t a bottle of whisky). A Set … Continue reading “Whisky Gifts for Father’s Day”

Great Whisky Books

Great Books for Whisky Lovers

Great books for whisky lovers For me, whisky is about a lot more than just the liquid in the glass. Great whisky accompanies great stories, and brings memories of good times with friends over a shared bottle of single malt. Whether it’s meaningful conversations going on late into the night, or travelling to that far-flung … Continue reading “Great Whisky Books”