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Posts tagged Springbank

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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The Springbank Single Cask Conundrum

The Springbank Single Cask Conundrum

It’s always nice getting an email from the folks over at Master of Malt – especially when it presents the reader with an interesting proposition: would you help us choose a Springbank cask for a MoM bottling? As First World problems go, it’s not a bad one to have don’t you think? Here’s the letter […]






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Springbank 10, 15 and 18 – A Tasty Trio of Whiskies

Springbank 18 Year Old Whisky

A few weeks back Emil den Dulk Jnr, from Liquidity, stopped by for an interview (to follow soon) and to walk me through the range of Springbank whiskies that are once again available in South Africa. Springbank tends to have a cult following and that’s no exception here in South Africa. With Liquidity bringing this […]






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My 2011 FNB Whisky Live Festival Experience

FNB Whisky Live Festival

This was my second FNB Whisky Live Festival, and turned out to be a very different experience to my first festival, which was last year. Last year it was all about discovering and tasting as many new whiskies as was possible, and I did pretty well in my endeavours. This year, my focus was primarily […]






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The whisky side of the Wade Bales Wine and Malt Whisky Affair

Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair

It’s official: November is Whisky Month in Johannesburg! Fellow whisky lovers, we now have a second whisky event to look forward to come mid-November. If you haven’t heard about it yet, its called the Wade Bales Wine and Malt Whisky Affair and will be held at the Montecasino Outdoor Piazza on Thursday 17th and Friday […]






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