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4/12/2012

Whiskys to celebrate Scotland's National Day

Scotland's National Day in honor of its patron, St. Andrew, is gone and the best way to celebrate it that I can think at this point (and please, do not ask me what time of the day I'm writing this post or you are going to draw some conclusions) is with good local whisky. Let's get a list of perfect Scotch to celebrate, to make a present or to end the day enjoying the...

3/03/2012

Speyside whisky

Low clouds, green landscapes and a lot of whiskey. Strathspey region of Scotland has the highest concentration of whisky distilleries around the country. That is the reason why this region is a model for single malt and it is also the area of origin of 2 heavyweights of the distillates of this cereal, Glenfiddich and The Glenlivet.

The best of the Highlands for the best...

12/02/2012

The Blended Scotch Whisky

The Blended Scotch Whisky is the result of combined experience and adventure, savoir faire and risk, but as things done conscientiously always go well today, just over one hundred and fifty years after its origin, this whisky is the standard of Scottish expansion.

This distillate has many more friends than its predecessor, the single malt one, which has been called a...

27/01/2012

Single malt whisky

Single malt whisky or also known as "Single Malt" is a whisky whose main feature in their ingredients, are grains of malt, which supply what in other whiskys would be barley. This particular mixture of malt whisky makes it one of the most special. Single malt whisky is commonly associated with Scotland, a country which has the largest production of such drinks, but we can also...

30/11/2011

How to make homemade whiskey cream

Whisky cream is a blend of cream and alcohol of Irish origin, introduced into the market in 1974. It is ideal for consuming over lunch and evening.

The correct way to consume it is straight and accompanied whit plenty of ice, is the favorite of many people for its sweet taste and has 17 degrees of alcohol, which makes it softer than scotch and stronger than beer.

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2/11/2011

The best whisky, 2011

The Whisky Magazine has published the results of their contest ?World Whiskies Awards? in which the best whisky is select each year.

This year the whiskies who have stood out have been the Japanese, who have won most of the awards. The quality and patience in the development of these distilled by the Japanese distillers has made that, year after year have consolidated...

2/10/2011

The most expensive whisky in history

The passion for whisky is universal, equal, in tradition, as of other beverages such as wine.

Although in whisky does not occur as with wine, in which production is subject to the quality of the vintage, the tradition manufacturer of the whiskey distilleries means quality, and gets higher and higher, In addition, these spirits age almost indefinitely, which makes the value of a good...

30/09/2011

Whisky aromas and flavours

Whisky is one of the leading spirits of the whole story. It continues acquiring great relevance worldwide and is intended for gourmets who appreciate its colour and flavour.

In a whiskey tasting, similar to a wine tasting, we must watch the look, the golden colour, which is darker as it's aged, or depending on the destillery. Must always be placed in a glass not too high on a white...

29/07/2011

The Irish Whiskey

The Irish whisky is called "whiskey", just as Americans do with their bourbon. This whiskey is made from barley and is characterized by a triple distillation, a fact that makes it a smoother and delicate drink, compared to others of the same class. This whiskey is the most consumed in this country, Ireland, although in recent years the exportation has grown significantly.

"The word Whisky...

26/05/2011

Scotch whisky

Scottish Whisky, Scotch whiskey or simply Scotch whisky, is the exclusive and only whiskey made in Scotland, for many the best whiskey in the world. To be called Scotch whisky the spirit must conform to the standards of the Scotch Whisky Order of 1990 (UK), which clarified the Scotch Whisky Act of 1988. This record provides the following rules and standards of these spirits, so that the...