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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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Top Five Boilermakers for International Beer Day

Top Five Boilermakers for International Beer Day

Beer will be the drink of choice at Friday knock-off drinks all around the world today, as the world celebrates International Beer Day. Of course, here at Whisky Club HQ, as much as we love beer (and we do) we love whisky even more. 

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How the legendary A’Bunadh became the World’s No.1 Cult Sherry Bomb

How the legendary A’Bunadh became the World’s No.1 Cult Sherry Bomb

If there’s one whisky responsible for Aberlour’s cult status, it’s got to be the legendary A’Bunadh (pronounced a-BOON-uh), a name which translates from Gaelic for “Of the origin”, and like most legendary things, A’bunadh has an interesting origin story of its own.

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How to Buy Your Own Scotch Whisky Distillery

How to Buy Your Own Scotch Whisky Distillery

Behind the scenes with the first ever Aussie owner of a Scotch Whisky Distillery and this month’s history-making Bladnoch World Exclusive for The Whisky Club

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Superstar sherry casks, here we go!

Superstar sherry casks, here we go!

Sherry, like knitting, enjoys huge popularity with grannies and hipsters alike, but it’s only once they’ve drunk it all and the empty casks are refilled with delicious malt spirit that the real magic happens.

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The 12 Aussie Whiskies You Need On Your Shelf

The 12 Aussie Whiskies You Need On Your Shelf

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. 

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