Link 27 Mar 3 notes [reblog] Whisk(e)y winners of the Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2012»

scotchpro1:

The annual Ultimate Spirits Challenge (USC) was held at Astor Center in New York City on March 5-9, 2012. Today, Ultimate Beverage Challenge LLC, the sponsoring company, proudly announces the top spirits in more than 30 categories. USC began with a record number of contestants as more than…

Link 16 Sep 3 notes Top 10 Whisky Blogs on Twitter»

svanna1:

Last updated 15/9//11.

1. @EdinburghWhisky [Influencer Score: 1683.2]

2. @TheWhiskyGuy [Influencer Score: 1447.6]

3. @WhiskyTasting [Influencer Score: 1407.5]

4. @whisky4everyone [Influencer Score: 1310.2]

5. @weheartwhisky [Influencer Score: 1162.4]

6. @MasterOfMalt [Influencer Score: 1016.7]

7. @TWEBlog [Influencer Score: 739.5] 

8. @WhiskyBarrel [Influencer Score: 729.7]

9. @will_lowe [Influencer Score: 554.3] 

10. @WhiskyOnline [Influencer Score: 446.6]

Photo 15 Aug 26 notes “Membership in the Society is $229.00 (plus applicable sales tax and shipping/handling costs) which includes the new membership kit featuring a selection of four 100ml bottles of Society whisky. Membership is renewable annually on the anniversary of your enrollment. The annual renewal fee is $60.00 (non-refundable).”

Membership in the Society is $229.00 (plus applicable sales tax and shipping/handling costs) which includes the new membership kit featuring a selection of four 100ml bottles of Society whisky. Membership is renewable annually on the anniversary of your enrollment. The annual renewal fee is $60.00 (non-refundable).”

Photo 15 Aug 2 notes Stratford-Upon-Avon’s Inaugural Whisky Festival (1st October 2011).

Stratford-Upon-Avon’s Inaugural Whisky Festival (1st October 2011).

Photo 14 Aug 3 notes “The covetable IWSC Cask Strength Scotch Whisky Trophy was given to The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve, which also picked up a Gold ‘Best in Class’ medal in the competition. “

The covetable IWSC Cask Strength Scotch Whisky Trophy was given to The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve, which also picked up a Gold ‘Best in Class’ medal in the competition. “

Photo 12 Aug 28 notes bqewineandliquors:

new arrival - Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Caol Ila Madeira Wood Finish 1998 750ml

bqewineandliquors:

new arrival - Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Caol Ila Madeira Wood Finish 1998 750ml

Photo 12 Aug "The Age Your Own Whiskey Kit includes two 750 ml bottles of 110 proof White Dog un-aged whiskey, a 2 liter aging barrel, pouring funnel, two tasting glasses, and step-by-step instructions.  Because of the small barrel size, the aging process is significantly accelerated with nicely aged whiskey available in 3-6 months.."

"The Age Your Own Whiskey Kit includes two 750 ml bottles of 110 proof White Dog un-aged whiskey, a 2 liter aging barrel, pouring funnel, two tasting glasses, and step-by-step instructions.  Because of the small barrel size, the aging process is significantly accelerated with nicely aged whiskey available in 3-6 months.."

Link 9 Aug For American Distillers, a Whiskey Crisis Looms...»

"But the allure of producing brown liquor is a strong one, so for the last few years entrepreneurial types have been looking for ways around the time conundrum. Some have used "tea bags" of wood chips to increase the surface area of wood in contact with the liquid. Others use barrels with honeycomb patterns cut along their insides, to increase the surface area. Tuthilltown, in upstate New York, has even experimented with vibrations from bass-heavy music to agitate the aging whiskey, thus increasing the movement of the liquid against the wood. ”

Link 9 Aug 15 notes My #1 Rule to keep my whiskies from oxidizing - John Hansell»

When a bottle of whisky in my bar gets down to only 1/4 full, I invite a friend or two over and we finish the bottle. No more worries about oxidation, and it guarantees a good stable of friends.”

Photo 8 Aug 7 notes rosesdujour:

How to pair whisky and cheese

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