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Take A Tour Of Scotland’s Island Distilleries

Most of us are familiar with Islay and its distilleries turnout out those big, smoky, heavily peated whiskies, with more than a dash of saltiness thanks to the fresh sea air the whisky matures in. Islay whisky can be a love it or hate it kind of thing, so what do you do if you…

From Spain to Scotland

As everything old becomes new again, your grandma’s favourite tipple, sherry is becoming popular once more, and for us whisky lovers, this is a good thing. The more sherry gets sold, the more sherry casks there are to work their wonders on our whisky. This can only be a good thing, especially when sherry cask…

Gary’s Whisky Fruit Cake

Legendary whisky lover and long-time Club Member Gary Hn loves to bake almost as much as he loves whisky. So baking with whisky is pretty much his version of heaven! Gary has been kind enough to share his favourite whisky fruit cake recipe for all to try, it’s super simple to make and tastes absolutely delicious!…

When your £635,000 collection of vintage Scotch is fake

Before you reallocate the kids’ inheritance to rare whisky, be sure it’s the real deal. That’s the upshot of a recent investigation into the authenticity of vintage Scotch, anyway. The research was carried out by the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) in partnership with Rare Whisky 101 (RW101). They scrutinised fifty-five rare Scotch whiskies…

What is a Single Cask Whisky?

This month, The Whisky Club has pulled out all the stops to bring you two real treats. First up, having thrown the challenge to Graham Eunson from Tomatin Distillery to create something super special for our Members, we’re about to deliver to you the first ever 100% Ex-Bourbon Single Cask Tomatin to ever come to…

North Korea + state-made whisky = epic curiosity

Of all the things North Korea could’ve launched this week, whisky comes as a pleasant surprise. Locals can already get their hands on state-brewed beer and soju (while essentials like sanitary pads and calories are harder to come by), but not-so North Korean spirits. However, news dropped this week that the socialist state has distilled…

Starward?! Straight to the Pool room!

If there’s one thing guaranteed to get the Aussie whisky world lit up, aside from The Whisky Club’s monthly whisky announcement of course, it’s the news of an impending Starward Projects release. This month, these two whisky giants collide with the collaboration you’ve been waiting for. Starward and The Whisky Club have teamed up to…

Mawson’s Malt

Thanks to everyone who played along and put their name down on the waiting list. Look out for a little surprise in the post from somewhere closer to the equator. Happy April Fool’s Day. ?   Introducing Mawson’s Malt – Pure Antarctic Single Malt Whisky A secret effort by our southern scientists has produced one…

The 12 Hottest Aussie Whiskies Your Shelf Needs

There’s some awesome whisky coming out of Australia right now, there’s just no denying that. The industry’s booming at breakneck speed and if we think we’re spoilt for choice now, just wait 10 years once all the new guys have caught up with production. But why Australia? Where did they all come from so suddenly?…

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