WhiskyFest 2014 Dates Announced

Please mark your calendars and start saving your farthings. There is usually a discount for ticket sales before a certain date, so keep your eyes peeled for more information in the future, and sign up at the website listed below to receive updates. WhiskyFest 2014 Dates are as Follows: •        WhiskyFest Chicago: April 25 •       … Continue reading WhiskyFest 2014 Dates Announced

Talisker 25 – Hurricane Sandy Survivor

Talisker 25 label - Hurricane Sandy Survivor

This bottle of 25 year old Talisker survived Hurricane Sandy, battered and torn, but sealed. I received it as a gift because I was storing some valuables while a friend’s home was renovated, so they were not destroyed with the rest of his belongings, during the devastation that ravaged the east coast of the United… Continue reading Talisker 25 – Hurricane Sandy Survivor

Whiskyfest 2013 Exclusive Report

Our Reporter Braves Gourmet Food and the World’s Best Spirits, Among Other Hardships to Bring You His Exclusive Report from Whiskyfest 2013 Deciding which of the 500+ varieties of whisky and other fine spirits to indulge in is a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it! For a ticket price less than the better seats… Continue reading Whiskyfest 2013 Exclusive Report

Oban’s Lifeboat Whisky a big hit

A few weeks back a couple of bottles of special 18 year old Oban were sold at Glasbow’ Mulberry Bank Auction House. The proceeds going to the Oban Lifeboat Station, in honor of their 40 years in operation. Estimates were between £140 and £180, but both sold for £260! There are another 295 bottles of… Continue reading Oban’s Lifeboat Whisky a big hit

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April Feature Review – Whisky Live!

Whisky Live New York 2013 Whisky Live took place Wednesday night, April 3, on Pier Sixty in New York City, one of 16 cities around the globe that host the “World’s Premiere Whisky Tasting Show.” And it was a rousing, educational and entertaining success. Those attending were greeted and treated to countless varieties of malt… Continue reading April Feature Review – Whisky Live!

Spirit of Speyside Festival soon approaching

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2013 will take place May 2 -6. Tickets and Information And while you are over there, make sure to take one of the many special tours that week available at Glenfarclas, one of the great family-owned makers of traditional single malt whisky. Prices range from £20 to £40 per… Continue reading Spirit of Speyside Festival soon approaching