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Private Barrel Co 2016 Scotland Tour – Loch Lomond Distillery

After a fantastic first day in Edinburgh, we picked up Joe at the airport and made our way up to the Loch Lomond Distillery in Alexandria in our quest to find the next Private Barrel Co release. Let’s just say straight off the bat… The distillery in not very fetching, but boy oh boy, what […]






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Private Barrel Co 2016 Scotland Tour – Edinburgh

As the (extremely) lucky winner of the Checkers Private Barrel Co “What Kind of Mac Are You?” competition, I got to head over to Scotland in October 2016 to join the Private Barrel Co selection panel in picking out their next release. It was a whirlwind tour, crammed full of brilliant experiences and tons of […]






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I’m Heading Over to Scotland to Pick the Next Private Barrel Co Release!

Are Ya Mac Enough?

Anyone who knows me will know just how much I love whisky and how I yearn to visit Scotland again. So when Checkers Liquorshop announced that they were running a competition and the winner would be flying over to Scotland to help pick their next single cask release for the Private Barrel Co range, I […]






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Discovering Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia Whiskies – Exclusive to Checkers

Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia Whiskies Standing at Attention

A tasting of 2 new ranges of whisky from a distillery that I have never tried before, at an undisclosed location, paired with a six course menu. Checkers certainly knows how to push all my buttons. The occassion: the launch of Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia whiskies which are available in South Africa exclusively at […]






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