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Whisky is in, but beer is out — homebrew gets the cold shoulder in Antarctica

Whisky is in, but beer is out — homebrew gets the cold shoulder in Antarctica

Antarctic expeditioners can take now have half a bottle of whisky a week but the longstanding tradition of homebrewing is ousted under new regulations on alcohol consumption.

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Entire Whisky Distillery Shipped to China

Entire Whisky Distillery Shipped to China

Last week an entire distillery was shipped put from Scotland to China. More than 35 tonnes of equipment, from flooring and pipework to control valves and stills, was shipped out from Buckie in Moray and sent to the port of Tianjian.

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Scotchskoye, Anyone?

Scotchskoye, Anyone?

Imagine a world where Scotch is no longer allowed to be called Scotch unless it's made in Russia. It's not as farfetched as it sounds…

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Finally: No more Fake Japanese Whisky Following Brand New Labelling Regulations

Finally: No more Fake Japanese Whisky Following Brand New Labelling Regulations

Big news in the whisky world: The Japan Spirits & Liqueurs Makers Association has announced a new set of industry-wide regulations to limit the release of products falsely labelled as ‘Japanese whisky.’

The Whisky Club welcomes these new regulations that’ll align Japanese whisky standards with other parts of the world.  

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May The Force Be With You Scotch Trooper

May The Force Be With You Scotch Trooper

The Whisky Club is mourning the passing of a man who made us all smile with his funny and creative photos. Combining his passion for dramming with a love of Star Wars, American Brett Ferencz created the popular Instagram account Scotch Trooper.

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The Adams Distillery Fire: What we know and how to help

The Adams Distillery Fire: What we know and how to help

Whisky lovers and industry are reeling from what we believe to be the first major whisky distillery blaze in Australia’s history, as the community rallies to support a worker severely burned in Tasmania. 

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A New Home for Australia’s Biggest Community of Whisky Lovers

A New Home for Australia’s Biggest Community of Whisky Lovers

You might have noticed we’ve made a few changes around here. That’s right, we’ve got a brand new website packed with new features.

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Our Clubhouses are evolving with COVID-19. Here’s How We Can Support Them.

Our Clubhouses are evolving with COVID-19. Here’s How We Can Support Them.

We’ve all heard the news by now. The crackdown on gatherings due to COVID-19 means that our pubs, bars, restaurants and clubs are changing the way they operate. While some businesses can still sell takeaway and do deliveries, others will need to shut-shop completely. But where there’s whisky, there’s a way

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Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is beginning to make a big impact on the world around us as we adapt to a new rhythm of life, many of us working from home and reducing social engagements and travel in a concerted bid to counteract the spread of the Coronavirus. 

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Rare whisky: solid investment or wishful drinking?

Rare whisky: solid investment or wishful drinking?

True fans insist that whisky is for drinking. Flippers (investors who buy and sell rare whisky) call it a smart bet. What’s the real story? 

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