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Wednesday 02 November, 2016

Review: Nomad Outland Whiskey




These are interesting times for Scotch drinkers, to say the least. Wonsaponatime (as John Lennon would say), the choice was fairly straightforward between the five regions/styles, or different blends produced roughly the same way. Now, there are so many variations not so much in distillation but in aging and finishing that one could lose count […]





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Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Brandy is Dandy: Armagnac vs. Brandy de Jerez




Although it pre-dates virtually all other spirits, brandy may be one of the most misunderstood and underappreciated categories in alcoholic beverages right now. Very basically, brandy is a distilled spirit, typically ranging from 33-40% abv, made from grapes (all brandies may also be called eau-de-vie, but eau-de-vies can also be made from other fruit). Brandies […]





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Monday 30 November, 2015

Why You Need To Know Sherry Better




Sherry is a wine category that is largely under-regarded in the drinking world at large and even in the fine wine world, partially because it has still not recovered from a period of mediocre quality in the late 20th century, and partially because it is so easily misunderstood. But the winemaking of Jerez is equally […]