Elite Traveler magazine has selected a list of the best whiskey cosnidered to try no matter how expensive or cheap they are. Below is our introduction: JEFFERSON’S 17 YEAR OLD PRESIDENTIAL SELECT Universally praised as one of the smoothest and silkiest bourbon whiskeys on offer today, Jefferson’s exclusive small batch 17 Year Old Presidential Select is […]
Auchentoshan Distillery was established in the Dumbartonshire estate of Auchentoshan in 1823. Since then it has had six careful owners who have handed down its unique production process. This Lowland Malt Distillery rests at the foot of the Old Kilpatrick Hills, overlooking the famous River Clyde, once renowned as the Scottish gateway to the world. […]
Scapa Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the remote Orkney Isles, is well known for its unique heather and honey flavour – in contrast to the normally robust island malts from other parts of Scotland. This very special, small distillery, with only 2 Stills, and has been through a careful rebuilding program to restore it to […]
Highland Park will forever be associated with Magnus Eunson, the man often credited with the foundation of the distillery at the end of the 18th century. Eunson was not a preacher as received wisdom would have it. He was a beadle (verger, a layperson who assists in the ordering of religious services) by day and […]
Whiskey drinkers are notoriously snobbish about their choice of tipple. They will not substitute their brand for anything else. Jack Daniels has achieved a dedicated following, and the product is marketed to attract those that want to be part of a vast store of stories, history and anecdotes that all centre on the very special properties of the product. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that a preference for this whiskey can be expresses with a wide choice of accessories.
Whiskey is a drink extracted by use of malted grain and is alcoholic. It is made from varies grains such as maize, rye, wheat and barley. The difference in the various types available is brought about by the method of distillation, how the grains are fermented and aging of the drink in wooden barrels. This article looks at the history of whiskey in order to appreciate this great drink.
A hip flask is a extremely convenient and discrete way of carrying alcohol around. Made of silver or chromed metal with a leather cover, it is a classy way of drinking outside the house. After getting one, the first question a person will ask is: “What will I put in it?” Here are some drinks that will make any hip flask worth carrying around.
Whiskey is a drink in which numerous people love to indulge. Attracted as well all sorts, people find themselves filling up their flasks, ordering another round, and telling bottles that they are their water of life. Whiskey, quite simply, is among the most lavish of liquors: ordering a glass usually raises the bar.
Collecting glass bottles is another popular hobby that is being pursued fervently by ardent collectors and can fetch you a fine sum. The antique varieties convey its historical past and they are invaluable as they were manufactured by hand and no two are same. Some medicine bottles have the names of chemicals and warnings in the design unlike the present ones which have labels. The other antique ones that you can collect are ink wells, mineral water, vinegar, whisky, cosmetic, beer and torpedo. Syrup bottles for making sodas that were used by druggists are also a rarity and are worth a lot.
The whisky industry has been split by a row over a new classification that critics claim will “dumb down” the product and threaten the future of Scotland’s most famous export. One distiller said yesterday that the move could lead to distillery closures and undermine the credibility of the country’s renowned single malts. Mark Reynier, of […]