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Mawson’s Malt

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. ?

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The 10 Irish Whiskies You Need On Your Shelf

The 10 Irish Whiskies You Need On Your Shelf

Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock, you’ll have noticed by now that Irish whiskey is well and truly booming again and it’s marvellous news for lovers of good whisk(e)y!

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Whisky Language

Whisky Language

Now that you know the basics, the next step to no longer being a complete Philistine is to learn whisky language.

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Peaty, Peatier, Peatiest: The Beasts Ranked

Peaty, Peatier, Peatiest: The Beasts Ranked

Producing whisky is relatively simple in theory. It requires only a few ingredients to make, but as we know, the end results can vary widely thanks to the subtle variations in wood, yeast and malted barley. The malting process of the barley can have a huge impact on the flavour of the whisky, particularly when peat comes into play.

 

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The Whisky Club’s Whisky of the Year 2018

The Whisky Club’s Whisky of the Year 2018

2018 has been an incredible year at The Whisky Club. We’ve partaken in some extraordinary single malt exclusives and now we’d love to know which was your favourite! Vote for your Whisky of the Year and be sure to leave a comment below for your chance to win a free bottle of our January whisky, the

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Our Picks for Tas Whisky Week 2019

Our Picks for Tas Whisky Week 2019

Over the last few years, Tasmania has become known for its festivals, with the Falls Festival, Taste of Tasmania, Mona Foma and Dark Mofo all attracting huge crowds from near or far. But it’s Tas Whisky Week that really gets our heart racing here at Whisky Club HQ.

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A dram (or two…) with Glendronach’s whisky queen

A dram (or two…) with Glendronach’s whisky queen

Over the past 27 years she’s mastered her skills at Glenmorangie, Ardbeg and Bowmore before taking over from Billy Walker at The BenRiach Distillery Company last year as the custodian of three of the world’s best loved distilleries.

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Whisky Education

Whisky Education

Looking for a whisky education? You’ve come to the right place. Whisky has a fascinating history and comes with its own vocabulary and language and these next few pages contain a more than basic whisky knowledge. 

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History

History

If you’ve managed to make it this far into this website the chances are that you know that whisky is an alcoholic beverage. The information on this page is not sufficient to make you a leading expert, but will certainly lay the foundations for you to become an anorak. 

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Eight Island Whiskies Every Scotch Lover Should Own

Eight Island Whiskies Every Scotch Lover Should Own

Scotland’s remote islands are well known for their beautiful, rugged and often unforgiving terrain, and terrible weather. They make some great whisky however, which undoubtedly makes the weather far more tolerable.

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