Tag Archives: single malt

She Distills Prime Whisky In Her Garage

For those who seek premium single malt whiskies, travel usually leads to the Scottish Highlands and Speyside region. Or maybe to the Hakushu or Yamazaki distilleries in Japan. But a garage in suburban Tasmania, who would of thought? At 26, Jane Overeem has been producing whisky since she was 18. She and her father distill some of the […]

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Whisk(e)y Flow Chart

There’s a lot of wordage used in classifying the world’s different types of whiskey, or whisky. It can be overwhelming. So, take a seat, pour yourself a tipple over one of our handcrafted whiskey stones and give this handy flow chart a look-see. It’ll help make sense of the often perplexing terminology.

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Cologne Inspired by Glenlivet Whisky

  A new fragrance out this year makes it seem as though marketers think men enjoy smelling like they’ve been drinking as much as they enjoy actually drinking. D.S. & Durga are a Brooklyn based perfume house, they make perfume and cologne in small batches using premium raw materials. All of their scents are created […]

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Whiskey Library has 1,500 Offerings

The Multnomah Whiskey Library in Portland, Oregon features an obsessively curated archive of spirits, tableside whiskey service, and a full curriculum of booze education. Time to dig out your old library card and do some drinking. With 1,500 bottles of liquor, the Multnomah Whiskey Library is a whiskey lover’s paradise. It’s a 2,200 square foot clubhouse with 25-foot high ceilings, […]

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How to Navigate a Sea of Antique Booze

Drinking antique booze has become a thing of late. Much of the allure lies in the idea that it can provide a clear snapshot into the past. In 2010, salvage divers from Sweden found 230-year-old intact Champagne bottles in a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Of course, they popped a bottle and found […]

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The Mother of Japanese Whisky is… Scottish

Japan’s First Lady of Whisky Nothing is more Scottish than whisky. Known world-wide for its quality, Scotch is one of the country’s largest exports. Recently though, Japanese distillers have been producing whiskies which have been called some of the best on earth. The whisky trade in the Far East began in the 1930’s and one […]

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3 Radical Whiskeys to Blow Your Mind

Experiment With Whiskey Legions of new distilleries have sprung up across the country in the last decade. The nation is now peppered with hip, youthful artisans pushing the limits of their new-found craft. The distillation of whiskey has now become a full-fledged battle royale, with the  Tennessee and Kentucky old-timers going toe-to-toe with the brash young upstarts. […]

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The Balvenie 40 Year Old: Only 50 bottles to go around, no Bogarting please.

The Balvenie 40 Year Old – Batch 2 In early 1892 work began to convert an 18th century mansion called Balvenie New House into a distillery. The building took fifteen months to complete and on May 1, 1893 the first distillation took place at the Balvenie Distillery. Today, the distillery is notable in that it grows […]

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We love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into our belly…

Old Pulteney Single Malt 12-year-old In the town of Wick on the remote north coast of Scotland, lies the relatively little-known Old Pulteney distillery. It has been owned by the very progressive Inver House Distillers since 1995 and they have done a great job of rejuvinating the old distillery. The original distillery was established in 1826 […]

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Listen when the liquor talks.

Our Handcrafted Whiskey Stones Rock Cask-aged liquors take on important flavor characteristics from the barrels they are aged in. The natural oils in the wood leach into the distillate over time and contain a large part of the residual flavor profile that will mark that particular spirit. These oils, although dissolved in alcohol, will partially […]

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