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Checkers Private Barrel Co Is Releasing Its 10th Expression – A Real Beaut

Checkers LiquorShop has done it again! They’ve gone and sourced their 10th Single Barrel whisky and it is lovely. A 16 year old Glenburgie this time. If you aren’t familiar with the distillery, I’m not surprised. Glenburgie rarely finds its way out into the big wide world as a single malt. Instead it forms the […]

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A New Checkers Private Barrel Co Whisky Called No. 39 Joins The Stable

Front label - Private Barrel Co No. 39

You may remember me tasting the Private Barrel Co range from Checkers at the launch event they held last year. When in my local Checkers LiquorShop last week to stock up on my supply of the Private Barrel Co Mortlach 14yo (love it!), I spotted a new whisky in the range, called No. 39. So […]

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I Kissed a 48 Year Old (Japanese Whisky) and I Liked It

I knew I wanted her the very first time I laid my eyes on her. She was the heart of the room, encircled by a throng of men, chests puffed up, vying for her attention. A decade older than me, but the divide just made her that much more desirable. Elegant as a swan, with […]

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WhiskyBrother – Joburg’s First Speciality Whisky Store

WhiskyBrother in Hyde Park shopping centre

When I started my whisky journey a few years back my first contact with a South African whisky guru was with WhiskyBrother a.k.a. Marc Pendlebury. His sheer passion and willingness to teach me about – and expose me to – whisky was a fantastic stepping stone on my whisky journey. Our first face-to-face meeting was […]

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Lost Spirits Distillery – Home of 110ppm peat monster Leviathan I

Still, Dragon-Head and Spirit Safe at Lost Spirits

A dragon, a peat monster and a leviathan all roaming around California – sounds a bit like the plot for an alternate reality fantasy novel right? Well, you’d be wrong. What we’re talking about here is the Lost Spirits Distillery situated in Monterey County, a hop, skip and a jump away from the Pacific Ocean. […]

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Three Ships Whisky – Enjoyed Around the World (Fan Photos)

Three Ships whiskies on the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana

As you’ll know from my previous posts, I really enjoy the whiskies in the Three Ships range. It seems like quite a few of you out there like it too! That got me thinking… “I wonder where in the world are people enjoying their bottles of Three Ships Whisky?” As a result, I’ve created this […]

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