The whisky world has had its fair share of crime. During American Prohibition, people had to get, let’s say, legally creative, to get their hands on some whisky. But since then, whisky gangsters, chancers and petty thieves have gone to great lengths to get their hands on a bottle of the good stuff — and make a buck while they’re at it. Here’s a list of eight remarkable whisky thefts from across the globe.
Second maturation, or cask finishing, the practice of taking liquid from one barrel to another towards the end of the whisky’s maturation opens up a whole new world of exciting flavour profiles and expressions for distillers to play with and us to enjoy!
It’s holiday time! Now's your chance to get out and visit some whisky distilleries, take a tour and sample some drams. From Lark distillery in Tassie, where it all began, to one of Australia’s newest distilleries in Sydney, here are seven cool distilleries you need to check out.
The country's officially open for business again. Bars across Australia have pried open their doors and are welcoming punters back with open arms. To celebrate, we’re checking out the top 12 whisky bars in Australia, just in times for the holidays. So grab a dram, have a read, then get your mates together to plan your next whisky bar crawl.
It’s been an epic year of leftfield, remarkable malt releases so far and as we hit the halfway mark this June we take a look back at some of the most radical releases 2018’s had to offer.