Book of the Month: Whisky Rising

The full book title is Whisky Rising: The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan and this book does not disappoint in the sheer level of detail and insight it provides, it is very

An End to Prohibition 85 years ago

The “noble experiment” of national prohibition of alcohol was repealed on this date, 85 years ago. This was a constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages which run from 1920 to 1933.

Scotch Whisky = Liquid Gold?

The recent announcement of the planned re-opening of cult distilleries such as Port Ellen, Brora and Rosebank distilleries in Scotland has made me think about the increase in the amount of investment being made in