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  • Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky
    Japanese whisky: tasting from the Nikka portfolio
    When Nikka whisky landed on U.S. shores for the first time in late 2012, on the eve of the brand's 80th anniversary, the available number of Japanese whisky options in the country effectively doubled. For several years, excellent options from...
  • George Dickel White Corn Whisky
    Review: George Dickel White Corn Whisky
    Today we'll be examining another entrant to the white whiskey craze, George Dickel White Corn Whisky. As George Dickel has been covered heavily in the past, we'll move on to the review (see links below for more information regarding George...
  • Mortlach 18 Year Whisky
    Mortlach Whisky Tasting and Launch
    One of the modern joys for fans of single malt Scotch is accessing whisky from previously difficult sources—small distilleries or extinct / dormant distilleries. Last year, spirits giant Diageo expanded production and distribution of the...
  • Oban Little Bay Scotch Whisky
    Review: Oban Little Bay single malt Scotch whisky
    Celebrating its maritime heritage, Oban, billed as one of the oldest and smallest distilleries in Scotland, has released Little Bay. The non-age statement whisky arrived on U.S., soil from parent company Diageo, just in time to celebrate Robert...
  • Daikaya
    Daikaya Announces A New Whiskey Bottle Keep Program
    Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2015) – Daikaya, the popular izakaya & ramen shop, owned by Partners Daisuke Utagawa, Yama Jewayni and Executive Chef/Partner Katsuya Fukushima, is pleased to launch a new Japanese whiskey “Bottle Keep...
  • Christmas Shopping in Glasgow
    Last-minute spirited Christmas gift ideas
    If you haven't finished your Christmas shopping yet, well, you're like most people. The beauty of our SUPER last-minute gift ideas is, they will be very welcomed even if they show up late. Below, five excellent boozy gift suggestions for...
  • Auchentoshan® introduces new line to core range of brands.
    Auchentoshan® introduces new line to core range of brands.
    New campaign rollouts can be difficult, what if the customers don’t accept the new offerings? What if we are too late on a trend or ahead of our time (which can also repel customers, especially if they don’t understand your futuristic...
  • Great holiday gift: Legacy Canadian Whisky
    Great holiday gift: Legacy Canadian Whisky
    It's that time of year when you'll be dropping in on people at home or they'll be dropping in on you. You want to make an elegant impression, but not break the bank. For under $30 -- and closer to $20, depending on your market -- you...
  • Perfect holiday gift: Glenfarclas Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
    Perfect holiday gift: Glenfarclas Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
    This is the time of year when you'll be invited to homes, office parties, neighborhood get-togethers. Why not begin the celebration off right, with a special beverage that's a conversation starter? That's what you'll have with...
  • Yoichi Single Cask Bottlings
    Japanese Whisky, Trending
    Japanese whisky happens to be trending and those who drink on occasion or may be deciding to try something new this holiday season. Japanese whisky might be your thing. Many people include it in there gift offering each holiday season especially...
  • Bourbon, Rye and the great whiskey or whisky debate
    Bourbon, Rye and the great whiskey or whisky debate
    Our favourite hobby? Sipping bourbon. But, what is bourbon? Is it a whiskey or a whisky? Or something else.Our crack research team has determined that "bourbon" is a barrel-aged distilled spirit commonly made from corn. Also, we have...
  • Highland Journey
    Highland Journey Virtual Whisky Tasting
    Earlier this month I sat down in my living room for an evening of Highland single malt whisky with Highland Journey. Normally tastings are at a venue or a distillery but this tasting was conducted virtually, where the host went through the...
  • Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice
    Heat up the Holidays with Southern Comfort Gingerbread Spice
    Southern Comfort recently added a festive new flavor to their expanding repertoire that is perfect for the upcoming holidays; Gingerbread Spice. Zesty and smooth, bursting with sweet, creamy vanilla and spicy cinnamon flavors, Gingerbread Spice is...
  • More stuff made in Canada
    More stuff made in Canada
    Here in our secret office, hidden behind an old chicken coop somewhere south of town, we have concocted another list of every-day stuff we didn't realize was home made, right here in Canada.For instance, did you know you can buy firewood...
  • Glenrothes 1992 2nd Edition
    Review: The Glenrothes 1992 Vintage 2nd Edition
    Under the tutelage of its new caretakers, Berry Bros. and Rudd Spirits and Anchor Distilling, The Glenrothes has become increasingly noted for its inventive and often very old vintage bottlings. This fall, the company has released a second edition...