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Head-to-Head Comparison: Ardbeg Alligator vs Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix

Ardbeg Alligator vs Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix

With names like Alligator and Snow Phoenix you know straight off the bat that these are no ordinary whiskies. Both have been out for a while now, and both are rather hard to come by. I’m a sucker for a good story, and here we have two. The first, the Ardbeg Alligator derives it’s name […]

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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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Whisky tasting with South African flavour

In the past few weeks I’ve made a concerted effort to track down a bottle of Three Ships 10 Year Old Single Malt, after reading good reviews and hearing about it’s recent awards at the IWSC. Scouring local bottle stores proved fruitless, so I turned to the web. After some deft keystrokes I found myself […]

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Our inaugural whisky club meeting

Our inaugural whisky club meeting

Isn’t it amazing how the simplest ideas are often the best ones? In this case it was Ryan saying a few months back that we should formalize our love of whisky a bit by forming a small whisky club. Seeing that we usually ended up having a few drams whenever our families got together it […]

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