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Cooley in US Gold Rush 1

Cooley in US Gold Rush

The Whisky Boys are not surprised to read about Cooley achieving a dozen gold medals, as we have championed this great distillery and the range of drams they produce,  so well...

Message in a Bottle: 100-Year-Old Whisky Reveals Its Secrets 0

Message in a Bottle: 100-Year-Old Whisky Reveals Its Secrets

The Whisky Boys were excited to hear that Richard Paterson has recreated a 100 year old Mackinlay’s blended Scotch Whisky, now that would be an interesting tasting . Read the article...

Chivas Speyside Trip – Part 1 0

Chivas Speyside Trip – Part 1

It was in mid February when we (Jim & Nicola) received an e-mail from Kaye Rawlings, account manager with Richmond Towers Communication, the PR company for Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard). The e-mail was an invite to be guests…

Islay’s, Caol Ila Distillery gets a £3.5 million upgrade by Diageo 0

Islay’s, Caol Ila Distillery gets a £3.5 million upgrade by Diageo

Caol Ila is the islands largest distillery and sits on the Sound of Islay. This upgrade will result in a six month programme beginning in June and finishing by the year...

The Famous Grouse – New Dramming Room Opening 0

The Famous Grouse – New Dramming Room Opening

It is just about 9 am on Friday the 18th March 2011 when Nicola and Scott (our designated driver for the day) arrived to pick up Jim prior to heading north...

Chivas Regal Whisky – Price Comparison March 2011 1

Chivas Regal Whisky – Price Comparison March 2011

The price comparison this month is for a 70cl bottle of Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky 40% Alc/vol. This time we decided to just go and visit all...