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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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Christmas for Grownups – Spirits-Filled Advent Calendars Are Awesome!

DrinksByTheDram 2015 Whisky Advent Calendar

Remember the excitement leading up to Xmas day? Popping open those doors on your advent calendar and enjoying a choclate-y treat a day as you marched on through December to the beat of the Little Drummer Boy? It was a magical time. As you get older, the excitement wanes. Sure, it is fun to relive […]






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Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky Is Coming to America!

Bain's Whisky In America

It was bound to happen. You simply can’t keep something this good to yourself. Yep, Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky is going global baby! As I type this, Andy Watts – master distiller at the James Sedgwick Distillery (home of Bain’s and Three Ships whisky) – is winging his way to the good ol’ US of […]






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Tasting Irish Whiskey on Twitter with Cooley Distillery

Cooley Distillery Twitter Whiskey Tasting Line-up

If you’re a whisky lover and have spent any time at all on Twitter, you’re bound to have come across one of Steve Rush’s (aka @TheWhiskyWire) Twitter whisky tastings where a bunch of like-minded individuals get together and explore a range of drams provided by a distillery. This time around the whiskey came from the […]






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