Chivas Regal Celebrates Craftsmanship And Style With New ‘Made For Gentleman’ Limited Edition By Patrick Grant

Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury Scotch whisky, is collaborating for the second year running with an acclaimed British craftsman as it continues its successful Made for Gentlemen campaign. The new release sees the brand link up with Patrick Grant, a modern icon in luxury menswear credited for reinventing bespoke London tailors, Norton & SonsContinue reading “Chivas Regal Celebrates Craftsmanship And Style With New ‘Made For Gentleman’ Limited Edition By Patrick Grant”

The Famous Grouse Tasting Notes

1896. A year that would produce a brand that would be proud to say that it’s Scotland’s number one selling whisky for the last 30 years. The name? The Famous Grouse. But how did this happen? A Perthshire grocer and wine merchant named Matthew Gloag is the founder of The Famous Grouse after his father setContinue reading “The Famous Grouse Tasting Notes”

Manchester Whisky Club Review – March

March is nearly at an end, and last night we could say the same for the third instalment of Manchester Whisky Club. Catering for those who want to meet up regularly for a chat with like-minded whisky fans, and a couple of drams to of course chat over. Held at the Lass O’Gowrie, the third meeting had aContinue reading “Manchester Whisky Club Review – March”

Chivas Regal

It’s about time I showcased a brand that has been a part of the culture for over 200 years, Chivas Regal. With brands like Monkey Shoulder paving the way for the introductory whisky, there are still some of the faithful who are after the more established brands like Chivas Regal or Johnnie Walker, and they haveContinue reading “Chivas Regal”

Monkey Shoulder Tasting Notes

Everyone has their opinion, but when it comes to a blended whisky, opinion is very much divided. It’s more down to stigma I think, and the fact that many pubs and bars back in the day only really stocked the blends because they were cheap and satisfactory. These days however, they are so much more.Continue reading “Monkey Shoulder Tasting Notes”

Johnnie Walker Tasting Notes

Tonight, the Manchester branch of the Malmaison hotel chain hosted an insight into one of the worlds best-selling blended malts – Johnnie Walker. Hosted in their exclusive Ember bar, and by a gentleman ironically named Johnnie Walker, himself a former craftsmen cooper and now a Director of Wine and Spirits for Malmaison, the seven ofContinue reading “Johnnie Walker Tasting Notes”

Bell’s Original Blended Scotch Tasting Notes

Bell’s, a blended Scotch whisky that has been around from as early as 1825, is a well-known brand that is found in most pubs, bars and restaurants. After finding a bottle on my recent move, it would be unprofessional of me to let it sit there and not be sampled! So here goes – on theContinue reading “Bell’s Original Blended Scotch Tasting Notes”