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THE ADVENTURES OF COMMANDER GLENDIDIT: Rumconditional Surrender, or, Scotching France in the Antilles

I was in council with Balvenie Malt Master David Stewart in Dufftown a few years back when the Caribbean exploits of my great-great-great-great-grandfather, Captain Sir Malcolm Menzies-Glendidit of the Royal Navy came up. Yes, that Captain Sir Malcolm, hero of Tintamarre.    

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Glendalough Tasting Thursday, March 5 @ 7:30 p.m. Tonight Donal O’Gallachoir from Ireland will be hosting and guiding us through the delicious flavors of the newly launched Irish whiskey Glendalough. We will have the pleasure of tasting: Glendalough Sherry Cask Glendalough Double...
When it comes to sourced whiskey bottled by the so-called Non-Distiller Producers (NDPs), the whiskey is sometimes lost in the conversation of transparency. In case you’re not glued into the American whiskey world, let me fill you in: these NDPs purchase whiskey from X distillery by the...
Tasting notes:The Westland Sherry Wood American Single Malt Whiskey opens with the first fully retractable grass notes of an American whiskey, much like the Glendale Arizona “University” of Phoenix Stadium has the first fully retractable grass of any stadium in the world—Tifway...
This is a new blended malt from the leading artisan whisky company of Compass Box.  The Lost Blend is inspired by the O. Henry book of the same name from 1907, in which the author writes "Distilled elixir of battle, money and high life!"  It also pays homage to Compass Box's own 'lost...
Lots to talk about this week, with news from all over the world! Bruichladdich's Jim McEwan joins us on WhiskyCast In-Depth to talk about the world's peatiest whisky ever -- his Octomore 6.3 with a phenol level of 258ppm! We'll also hear about new whiskies from Tomatin, Duncan Taylor, Midleton, and...

Whiskey Exploration


ForWhiskeyLovers offers three exciting clubs, for every whisky taste. Whether you're a Single Malt Whisky drinker, a Bourbon lover, or a whiskey lover in general, FWL has a club for you:

Whiskey Explorers club

For aficionados, eager to experience the widest variety of whiskies and increase their knowledge of whiskey along the way, we offer our Whiskey Explorers club

Inspired by the "blind tasting" bar game, we designed the Whiskey Explorers club to introduce members amazing whiskies they most likely have not experienced before, free of any pre-conceived notion of a "brand", price or age as an indicators of quality, or even a prior experience with a type of whisky. Learn more here.

World Malts Club

Created for Single Malt Scotch Whisky enthusiasts, ForWhiskeyLovers' World Malts Club sends quarterly shipments of superb malt whiskies from around the world.

If you want to experience the world's best malt whiskies delivered to your door, our World Malts Club® is for you. Learn More Here.

American Whiskey Club

Designed for the Bourbon Whiskey enthusiast, ForWhiskeyLovers' American Whiskey Club® sends quarterly* shipments of spectacular whiskies created by the leading small Craft Distilleries in the United States.

If you want to experience the best whiskies Made in America, our American Whiskies Club® is made for you. Learn more here.FWhiskeyLovers Whiskey of the Month Club

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Makers Mark Distillery

Finally, after a long long wait, my Makers Barrel had come to taste.
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Check out ForWhiskeyLovers' store, where you'll find hundreds of whiskies from places like Scotland, Ireland, the United States, Canada and Japan. There's also a barrel kit to make your own whisky, and great gift ideas for the ScotchLovers in your life.

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The 2015 Drammie Awards

The nominations are in, and the voting has commenced for the 2015 Drammie Awards.

The mission of the Drammie Awards is to put the power of “recognition” in the hands of the whiskey enthusiast.

We are thrilled to announce that the nominations are in, the votes tallied, and the five (5) finalists for each of the 15 Drammie Categories have been named. 

Now its time to cast your vote for your favorites of 2014.

Voting on finalists will be conducted for two (2) weeks, from Monday March 2nd until midnight on Sunday March 15, 2015.

The 2015 Drammie Award Winners will be announced on Monday March 23rd 2015.

Enter your votes for the 2015 Drammie Award finalists here.

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