Chivas Champions Blended Scotch Category

Chivas, the original luxury blended Scotch whisky, is causing a stir with its new global creative campaign, Success is a Blend. Rolling out through the line globally from October, the campaign celebrates the belief that blended is better, in life and in Scotch. Chivas’ belief in blending was instilled by founding brothers, James and JohnContinue reading “Chivas Champions Blended Scotch Category”

Glenfiddich Distillery Tour

The third distillery of my Scotland tour was a visit to the world’s most awarded Single Malt Scotch whisky, Glenfiddich. Taking a short walk from Dufftown, the malt whisky capital of the world, in rather blustery conditions, we arrived to a rather picturesque setting. With mowed lawns, lakes and wide open spaces, it was asContinue reading “Glenfiddich Distillery Tour”

Té Bheag Tasting Notes

A friend of mine was given a small miniature of a Gaelic whisky named Té Bheag (40%), or ‘the little lady’, and I with a traditional name like that, I was intrigued to try it! A blended Scotch from the West Coast (with more than double the malt content of most standard blends), it contains mixes from Islay, Island, Highland and Speyside malts aged fromContinue reading “Té Bheag Tasting Notes”

Compass Box Whisky Tasting at Kro 2

It’s been that time of month again at Kro 2 with their monthly whiskey tasting and this time incorporating the whiskies of the independent Scottish company Compass Box.   Again for those of you who don’t know what Kro Bar is, they’re a Danish family business who specialise in Danish food and beer. A popular idea inContinue reading “Compass Box Whisky Tasting at Kro 2”

Whisky Tasting at Kro 2

  Coming soon is the second whisky tasting event to be held at Kro 2 on Manchester’s Oxford Road. Following last month’s successful visit from the award-winning Cooley Distillery ( they now welcome the Scottish independent Compass Box to the table to present their portfolio of Scotch whisky delights. Their range will include – GreatContinue reading “Whisky Tasting at Kro 2”

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”