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Cocktail of the week: Smoke On The Orient

Posted: Tuesday 25th August, 2015 | 11:33 am | Written by

  This week the first single malt whisky from Scotland to be matured in Japanese Mizunara wood was released. This week’s cocktail was created to celebrate at the Greenwich Observatory in London     Those with long memories will remember that a few years back there was a while advertising campaign undertaken for Islay malt Bowmore based on... 

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Hidden gems: Auchentoshan

Posted: Monday 24th August, 2015 | 12:36 pm | Written by

  Auchentoshan – pronounced Ok-un-tosh-an – is the closest distillery to Glasgow. And it’s in the middle of a major growth spurt says Dom     With its difficult to pronounce name and a taste that was out of sync with prevailing trends, Lowland malt Auchentoshan’s only real claim to fame for a long time was being at the centre... 

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What I liked this week by Dominic Roskrow

Posted: Friday 21st August, 2015 | 4:39 pm | Written by

What I Liked This Week – Bowmore Mizunzara Cask   The latest premium whisky release was launched in some style this week – at the place where East meets West. Dom joined an elite group to taste it   “We are standing at the point where East meets West,” says the guide. “This is the Prime Meridian, where longitude is 0 degrees. Over... 

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Exploring whisky – Dom’s blog

Posted: Monday 17th August, 2015 | 9:11 am | Written by

Dom wonders off piste to explore a strange new phenomenon   When is a whisky not a whisky? When it’s a flavoured spirits drink. Okay, that’s not much of a joke. But it is a pointer to a remarkable and largely unforeseen trend that is sweeping through the world of alcoholic drinks. Flavoured spirits drinks with a whisky or bourbon base are enjoying... 

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Tasting Notes

by Dominic Roskrow

Tasting Panel Notes – January 2015

Port Dundas 25yo Sovereign, Bruichladdich Black Art 4, Miyagikyo Speyburn 9 year old Douglas of Drumlanrig Manager’s Special Selection Bruichladdich... 

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What I Liked This Week – New Whiskies

We’ve seen a flood of Non Age Statement whiskies recently, but this week Dom looks at three malts which have a combined age of more than 110 years   For... 

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Exploring whisk(e)y – Ireland

On the eve of St Patrick’s Day Dom looks at the Irish whiskey sector and picks a few favourites to celebrate Ireland’s special day. These are golden... 

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Exploring Whisky – The Hidden Glenkeir Treasures Part 2 – Fettercairn

In the latest in his series on Hidden Treasures, Dom looks at one of his favourite distilleries – Fettercairn in The Highlands   Fettercairn... 

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