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[7 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table #24 – What makes for a positive distillery tour experience?

This month’s whisky RT hosted by Peter from “the casks” blog deals with distillery tours and what makes them fun enjoyable and memorable. the question was  :
What makes for a positive distillery tour experience? How much of a role does the visitor centre play in the experience? The access to the facility? The distillery manager or tour guide?
Having just …

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[9 May 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Whisky Round Table–May 2012 edition – Is Age Wasted on the Old?

It’s time for this month’s Round table, and are host for this month is Mike C, from the Whisky Party blog. This month the format is changed, and the fellow knights are commenting below the post, this gives you also the possibility to join in the discussion , cool.
This month’s question is related to the old and great whisky:
The Parting …

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[3 Apr 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Whisky Round Table April 2012 : Multiple Aging locations

This month I am happy to be hosting the Round table, and I’ve chosen a question that really interests, me also one I’ve been asked on many occasions by fellow whisky enthusiasts:
Multiple aging locations – do they add complexity, and enhance the spirit, or are they only PR stunts?
"Lately we’ve seen a few examples of distilleries aging their whisky in …

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[7 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table March 2012 Chez the EWB

Another month has passed and it’s time for our round table for March. This time a few new knights have arrived to the table while a few have left. Let me welcome our new knights :
Steffen Bräuner & James Saxon
We were discussing new make, and the question was :
In recent years we’ve seen a good few releases of not-quite-whisky-yet or …

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[5 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table  : Feb 2012 edition

Again, This time of month has come and February’s Round Table sessions is hosted by Keith of the Emporium. He has asked 3 simple questions regarding our views on whisky festivals :

Which, if any, festivals are you planning or hoping to attend this year?
What dictates your choice(s) here; Is it location and perhaps ease of travel, or is it more?
What …

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[10 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Round table #19  – December 2011

Holiday season is coming and our friends  Matt & Karen over Whisky for everyone are the hosts for this month. they posed a very interesting question for the knights.
“Pick two or three members of your family and select a whisky drink (this can be straight dram, with a mixer or elaborate cocktail) or whisky & food pairing that you think …

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[3 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table #18– Holiday season recommendations

It’s time for this month’s Round Table and this time we start on a sad accord. one of the knights (Mark Connelly), who currently has a lot of whisky business on his mind (a Whisky Shop , which looks very cool, A whisky Festival coming soon, and of course the WWW forum) has decided to leave the forum as he …

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[12 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table #17 – Common myths surrounding drinking whisky

Again, it’s time for this month’s whisky round table. This time a classic subject chosen by Neil & Joel of CaskStrength.Net was Common myths surrounding drinking whisky. they posed a very interesting question:
“Dave Broom wrote an interesting article recently on the most common myths surrounding drinking whisky, highlighting a lot of existing anxieties people associate with the spirit.
What myths have …

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[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table #16 – mothballed or demolished distilleries

Again, it’s time for this month’s whisky round table. This time a classic subject chosen by Ruben of WhiskyNotes.be (good choice Ruben). mothballed or demolished distilleries, always interesting, and always relevant.
A reminder as to who are the whisky knights:
Chris – Nonjatta
Keith – Whisky Emporium
Karen & Matt – Whisky For Everyone
Ruben – Whisky Notes
Mark – Glasgow’s Whisky (And Ale)
Neil & Joel …

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[4 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Round Table #15–Cocktails.

Whisky Cocktails have been quite popular in the whisky blogosphere lately. Quite a few debates going about whether we like, or think of them as Sacrilege. Oliver of Dramming posted a Poll regarding this the same day the Whisky Round table 15 dealing with this was about to go online (he did not know about this..). Recently the MOM blog …