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World Whisky Day was celebrated in more countries than ever before

From Brazil to Bali, Colombia to Cambodia, World Whisky Day was toasted in more countries than ever before this year.

World Whisky Day Conquers Antarctica

World Whisky Day can today claim to be a truly global celebration of whisky in all its forms.

For the first time World Whisky Day will be celebrated with events on all seven continents, including the most inhospitable place on Earth – Antarctica.

How to taste whisky

Here’s a simple guide to the art of tasting, created to get you (and your taste buds) going in preparation for the big day.

Your guide to running a World Whisky Day event

Every year people all over the world take part in World Whisky Day. It’s an incredible event with a global reach, and it’s all down to the enthusiastic event organisers who make it happen.

Hot Rum Cow takes the helm at World Whisky Day

We are delighted to announce today that World Whisky Day has joined forces with drinks magazine Hot Rum Cow to take our global celebration of whisky to the next stage.

What does a lowland whisky taste like?

We’ve popped our galoshes on and are wading into the debate on this one.

Whisky & Chocolate Pairing in 10 simple steps

Whisky, as we know, has a complex flavour portfolio, whichever region or distillery it is from. Tasting whisky with chocolate can be a really interesting way to pull out even the subtlest of flavours. 

Whisky & Cheese Pairings

You can’t beat a good cheese board… gouda, cheddar, wensleydale, brie, stilton… 

Record Breaking Distilleries

With hundreds of distilleries all over Scotland – it is rather fickle to narrow them down by big v small, high v low and new v old. But then again – surely all of this affects flavour – and that’s what we’re into! 

Join us on a whisky flavour journey

Everyone knows the old rule about letting your wine, especially red wine, breathe, but what are the rules for Whisky?

What does a Highland whisky taste like?

Highland whiskies are all about the big body and dry finish. Often you’ll find they’re peated, smoky and powerful but try a citrusy Glenmorangie and you might think we’re having you on!

Whisky cocktails - 3 of our favourites

Wish you were saying aloha to the weekend? These three whisky cocktails are worth getting shaken and stirred over.

The Shaken Sporran

The lifecycle of a whisky cask

1.       From humble beginnings

What do Speyside Single Malt whiskies taste like?

Depending on who you’re speaking to, there can be up to six whisky making regions, each with their own unique flavour profiles.

These include Highland, Islay, Lowland, Campbeltown, Island and Speyside.

Whisky beers you need to try

Whisky beer is becoming more and more popular. Here are a few of our favourites...

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