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Whisky Cocktail of the Week: The Rusty Nail

Posted: Wednesday 27th May, 2015 | 4:36 pm | Written by

  The Rusty Nail has a strange name, a slow burn and not particularly long history, but is easy to make. Dom takes a closer look at one of the world’s most popular cocktails:     If ever there were proof that some of the best ideas are the most simple ones, The Rusty Nail is it. Unlike some of the other classic cocktails, it doesn’t... 

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Exploring Whisky – Raasay

Posted: Tuesday 26th May, 2015 | 2:33 pm | Written by

Scotland’s latest distillery proposal on Rassay is set to create jobs and bring tourism to a remote island. Dom reports:     To get a sense of how small the West coast island of Raasay is, consider the fact that should plans for a new distillery be accepted, it would employ nearly 10% of the island’s population. And that one of the obstacles... 

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Posted: Tuesday 26th May, 2015 | 2:27 pm | Written by

Scotland’s latest distillery proposal on Rassay is set to create jobs and bring tourism to a remote island. Dom reports:   To get a sense of how small the West coast island of Raasay is, consider the fact that should plans for a new distillery be accepted, it would employ nearly 10% of the island’s population. And that one of the obstacles standing... 

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Cocktail of the Week: Sporran Breeze

Posted: Wednesday 20th May, 2015 | 12:29 pm | Written by

This week, Dom turns to a cocktail expert for a modern cocktail….   Top mixologist Wayne Collins has made it something of a personal challenge to work with whisky in his cocktails. It’s not an easy thing to do, and mistakes when working on a recipe tend to be expensive ones. Indeed, even a decade ago whisky cocktails using Scottish single... 

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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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