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Whisky Opus

Dominic Roskrow and Gavin Smith’s ‘The Whisky Opus’ (with the help of Davin de Kergommeaux and Jürgen Deibel) is a book that looks firmly to the future. And what a future. Whisky is currently at the height of its popularity with distilleries opening at a rapid rate on every continent except Antarctica. This isn’t, however, […]

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Chocolate and Whisky

Chocolate and whisky is a classic combo. Being a bit poncy, we favour quality hand made chocolate truffles and excellent Scotch. So Christmas is coming, you have the whisky, what chocolate should you choose for that evening by the fire moment? WTC are big fans of Norfolk chocolate makers Booja Booja. They make some amazing […]

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Testing the no free lunch theorem

Since there has been so much discussion about blogger blagging, we thought we would  test the  No Free Lunch Theorem by accepting Auchentoshan’s invitation to a dinner at a lovely french restaurant in south ken.       Two return tickets to London: £60   Couple of pints each in a London pub: £20   Jacket inexplicably lost in the […]

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The Purl Triplewood Cocktail

Dom and I went to a Laphroaig tasting at Purl, Marlebone, London. Dom has written about the tasting on his own blog. I wanted to describe a cocktail invented by their mixologist (and proprietor) Tristan for the occasion. He called it the Triplewood cocktail, but I think it should be called the Purl Triplewood. 30ml […]

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Distillery online clubs

we were recently asked to promote Balvenie’s online “club” Warehouse 24 and it got me (Tony) thinking about other clubs. Distilleries are playing catch up with online marketing and there are often benefits of membership. So my advice to you would be to set up a new googlemail dedicated to these and get joining. These […]

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