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Friday 23 January 2015

Whisky

Sip whisky off bodies at Valentine tasting

If you really want to appreciate the age of a fine 50-year-old malt, sip it from the navel of a 50-year-old man.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 3 Comments »

Armed robber swipes $50k whisky

Police are hunting for an armed robber who stole $100,000 worth of alcohol, including a rare Scotch worth nearly $50k, from a liquor store.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Michael Owen Spey Whisky ad panned

An advert for Scotch whisky brand Spey starring ex-footballer Michael Owen has been criticised as being “staggeringly boring” and “agony to watch”.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Whisky mafia’ distillery to get funding

Formerly the world’s largest, the ruined Scottish whisky distillery that belonged to the infamous Stein family is to receive a cash boost for restoration work.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Urine-laced whiskey sold by conman

A man branded a “danger to public health” has been handed a suspended prison sentence after he was caught selling bottles of fake spirits laced with urine.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

SWA in senior level shakeup

The Scotch Whisky Association is seeking to appoint a new global affairs director, while it has announced the departure of two senior figures.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker rams it home

Whisky brand Johnnie Walker has released a special edition bottle of its Blue Label blend to mark the Chinese year of the ram.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Japanese whisky pioneer Taketsuru dies

Former president of Nikka whisky and adoptive son of its founder, Takeshi Taketsuru, has died at the age of 90.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

84% of Brits oppose ‘unfair’ Scotch tax

The majority of Brits are unaware that they are charged an average of £10.06 in tax on every bottle of Scotch, with 84% believing the rate to be unfair.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Team db’s top Christmas tipples

As Christmas draws tantalisingly close, team db’s thoughts have turned to the all important question of what to crack open on Christmas day.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

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