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The Whisky Word
18 07 13
09:15

Sam Simmons - Who Drinks Whisky (Part 1: Intro)

Whisky is for rich people Women don’t drink whisky. Whisky is for old men. Japan/China/someone-far-away-about-whom-I-know-very-little is drinking all our Scotch. But let’s start at something at least slightly closer to truth...

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The Whisky Word
14 06 13
09:15

Sam Simmons - Don't Ask, Triple Cask

Although most of us are reluctant to admit it, we weren’t always as talented as we are now. No, at one time or another we each spent time practicing.

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31 05 13
09:15

The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8 – with subtle citrus notes

It takes time and much of David Stewart’s infinite skill and patience to hand-pick the barrels that create a new and distinctive batch of Tun 1401.

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The Whisky Word
29 05 13
09:15

Sam Simmons - Mandatory Reading: Scotch Whisky: Its Past and Present, David Daiches (1969)

Much that was around in 1969 still feels contemporary today: the music can be heard everywhere, everyday; the fashion has come, gone and come again; the ideals, ever resilient, continue to be subjected to relentless pressures but have never been defeated in over four decades. The whisky world, however, was a very different place.

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