Expert Advice

Our Expert Advice section will teach you everything you need to know about whisky. Whether you are a whisky novice or a seasoned pro looking to brush up on your whisky knowledge, you'll find the answer to any whisky-related questions here!

  1. What is Blended Whisky?

    What is Blended Whisky?

    There are so many different types of whisky out there that it can be easy to get confused. One of the most tricky things to get your head around is the difference between blended whiskies and single malts. How do they differ? Do they taste the same? Is one better than the other? Well, we're here to help you out! Enjoy our run down of everything you need to know about blended whisky!
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  2. Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

    Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

    Love 'em or loathe 'em, Natalie McLaughlin takes a closer look at the sherry bomb phenomenon that has exploded onto the whisky scene.
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  3. Most Expensive Whiskies in the World

    Most Expensive Whiskies in the World

    It's no secret that whisky collecting is a profitable venture. With records breaking at auctions more and more often, the prices of the world's most desirable drams continue to skyrocket.
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  4. Types of Whisky Cask

    Types of Whisky Cask

    While the whisky-making process is very similar across different distilleries, the flavour of single malts can vary drastically. But why is this the case? If the distillation process is relatively formulaic, why do all drams end up tasting so different from one another? The answer lies in the casks used to mature the whisky.
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  5. How to Buy a Cask of Whisky

    How to Buy a Cask of Whisky

    Ever thought about buying a cask of whisky? Here's how you can get involved!
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  6. What Mixes Well with Jack Daniel's Tennessee Apple

    What Mixes Well with Jack Daniel's Tennessee Apple

    Jack Daniel's Tennessee Apple is an exciting release from our friends across the pond. The expression offers the classic Jack Daniel's taste with added crisp apple liqueur which makes for a fresh and rewarding drinking experience.
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  7. How Many Units and Calories Are There In a Bottle of Whisky?

    How Many Units and Calories Are There In a Bottle of Whisky?

    Keeping track of the amount of alcohol that you consume can be surprisingly tricky. Whether you're drinking at home or at a bar or restaurant, you may be wondering how many calories and units there are in your dram. We've put together this guide to help you out when it comes to counting these pesky units and calories so you can make sure that you are drinking safely!
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  8. Does Whisky Go Bad?

    Does Whisky Go Bad?

    Stored correctly, a bottle of whisky can pretty much last forever. However, there are several factors that come into play when it comes to perfectly preserving a dram. The lighting, temperature, humidity conditions, and whether you have opened the bottle will have an impact on the taste of the liquid inside.
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  9. Single Cask Whisky Explained

    Single Cask Whisky Explained

    While the wizardry of the whisky blender is something to be marvelled, we can’t help but be entranced by the allure of the single cask. We take a closer look at what makes a single cask whisky so special.
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  10. Bourbon vs Scotch: What's the Difference?

    Bourbon vs Scotch: What's the Difference?

    Ah the age-old discussion of Scotch and bourbon. Sure, people have their preferences but are there any real differences between the two?
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