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Tasting Grant’s Recreated 1912 Stand Fast Whisky with Ludo Ducrocq

Tasting Grant’s Recreated 1912 Stand Fast Whisky with Ludo Ducrocq

Being stuck on the southern tip of Africa often means that as a South African whisky lover I often miss out on the exciting whisky launches and exclusive tasting events that happen north of the equator and I have to relive the experience through my fellow whisky bloggers based in the UK, Europe and the […]






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Grant’s 12 Year Old Launches in South Africa

Grant's 12 Year Old Bottle

Grant’s Family Reserve whisky has been available in South Africa for several decades now, so it is only fitting that William Grant and Sons chose our country to be among the first to see the Grant’s 12 Year Old premium blended Scotch whisky on our shelves. The Grant family have been producing whisky for five […]






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Grant’s Whisky Twitter Tasting

Grant's Twitter tasting drams poured

A few night’s ago I was fortunate enough to take part in a Twitter tasting – an online tasting of whiskies, where the participants share their thoughts and notes about the whiskies being tasted. Steve Rush, of The Whisky Wire fame, co-ordinated the #GrantsTT event and Grant’s Whisky provided the samples. As an added bonus, […]






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Tasting Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish Whisky

Grant's Sherry Cask Finish Whisky

Grant’s includes a couple cask finish whiskies in it’s line-up, namely the Ale Cask Finish, which I reviewed a short while back in my “Is South Africa Ready For Ale Cask Whisky?” post, and the Sherry Cask Finish – neither of which is available in South Africa unfortunately. Luckily for me, the people at Grant’s […]






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Is South Africa Ready for Ale Cask Whisky?

Grant's Ale Cask Whisky

I hang out on Twitter quite a bit. There are tons of knowledgeable whisky folk that share their tasting notes, thoughts and impressions of their favourite drams. There is also a lot of interaction with many of the whisky distilleries, brands and online retailers. It was while reading through all these tweets that I started […]






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