Miscellaneous Drams

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in tasting | No Comments

Here are tasting-notes for a few drams tasted through the last months and that are worth remembering. Kavalan – Single cask – Rum cask – cask strength – 57,8% – Cask M111104062A Nose: Sweet demerara notes, ripe banana (skin and pulp), vanilla. Exotic fruit (dried mango). A floral touch (narcissus). A hint of new leather. […]

Citrus Fruit Terrine with a Malt/Tea Jelly

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Citrus Fruit Terrine with a Malt/Tea Jelly

This is an amazing winter dessert, completely transformed by the addition of a peated malt. Maybe the best demonstration of how deeply whisky can change the taste of a dish! (photo credit: John Paul) 

à table en FRANCAIS

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à table en FRANCAIS

“à table, le whisky, du verre à l’assiette” arrive en France fin octobre… Vous en rêviez? Je l’ai fait. Publié à compte d’auteur parce que les éditeurs se faisaient prier mais bien vivant et prêt à faire saliver les papilles francophones! à table le whisky, du verre à l’assiette Relié – 160 pages illustrations couleur […]

In Brief

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in blog | No Comments

Ardbeg an Oa in the mist The launching of Ardbeg an Oa late August was quite spectacular and dramatic. It was so misty that the plane, in spite of a few attempts had to go back to Glasgow with its load of journalists. Living on site, I had no problem driving from my home to […]