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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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Welcome to this week's Inbox.  For those that have recently discovered us, Inbox is our weekly round up of whisky news and PR material that has found its way in to our email inbox. It was created as we cannot write full articles or do justice to every piece received. It features items from...
From time to time we also get requests to take a look at whiskey related books and products in addition to the actual whiskey. Gary was kind enough to take a stab the The Whiskey Wedge by Corkcile which retail for about $17.95. Here are his thoughts… Writing reviews of whiskey is still new...
When I agreed to take the affirmative for the bourbon shortage argument, the words of Four Roses master distiller Jim Rutledge echoed in my mind: “We are having trouble meeting demand.” There’s a thought that the bourbon shortage is a bunch of bull mess smelling of marketing foul...
Tasting notes:The nose on this is a veritable cabinet of curiosities. A refrigerated cabinet, I might add. At first I catch a peach Creamsicle®. Then luncheon meats with a brightly colored candy shells so reflective I can almost make out my pupils as I gaze at them. Pecan pie crust after the...
As we speed away from Burn’s night and head towards St Patrick’s Day, it’s time to start cracking open some Irish whiskey. Once long forgotten, the rise of Irish whiskey has seen a plethora of new distilleries opening up, with plenty more in the pipeline. In our recent visits to...

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Makers Mark Distillery

Finally, after a long long wait, my Makers Barrel had come to taste.
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The 2015 Drammie Awards

It's with great excitement that ForWhiskeyLovers announces the Call For Nominations for the 2015 Drammie Awards.

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