Alcohol has been with us since some serendipitous Neolithic first noticed the mind-bending affects of fermented berries. No wonder it’s ingrained in our culture. But for many, the annual ritual of a booze-free month is essential in order to recalibrate one’s relationship with alcohol. Has your Dry January been worth it? Ponder the question over […]
In 1967, America was at war, Harold Wilson was Prime Minister, The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and the Boeing 737 took its first flight. It’s also the year Macallan produced a scotch that wouldn’t be released for over half a century. Now, those 52-year-old bottles have finally hit the market, and they’ll cost you £38,500 […]
In the second of a two-part series following collaborations between British gin makers and their local gardens, Robb Report UK visits examples in the Scottish and English capitals
A series of collaborations between British gin makers and their local gardens is making Britain’s tipple of choice even more authentic and enticing
Artisan whisky blender Michel Couvreur is burying prejudices beneath Burgundy rock.
The venerable Japanese maker’s blend of malt and heavy-grain whiskies spans the calendar and continents to deliver a timeless taste.
Two days after the assassination of JFK, on a probably bleak November day in in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, 16 miles south of Inverness, one of the master distillers at Tomatin placed a limited amount of amber liquid into refill casks. The result, five decades and a little maturation in Sherry butts, later […]
The master distiller who broke ground 15 years ago is bringing a new gin to market.
Kavalan’s Solist Peaty Cask is a whisky that’s been peated in a fairly unconventional way.