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So far Tim Forbes has created 107 blog entries.

Gateshead Whisky News – 18th January 2019

Hello, Loungers! It’s time for the best thing about your Friday afternoon apart from the clock-off siren! Here's Mr C with this week’s news... New [...]

January 18th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Connas Stunnas: Benromach Core Range

In its current incarnation, under the ownership of Gordon & MacPhail, Benromach has been going from strength to strength. Situated near Forres in Morayshire, the [...]

January 16th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 11th January 2019

News time, Loungers! For the next few minutes, immerse yourself in the heart-stopping, pants-dropping, house-rocking, earth-quaking, booty-shaking, Viagra-taking, love-making, Le-gen-dary E – Street – Ba.. [Sorry [...]

January 11th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner: Springbank 10yo (2005)

The Springbank distillery needs little introduction.  For much of the 1980s and ‘90s it was the only survivor in Campbeltown - that curious Kintyre town [...]

January 9th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 4th January 2019

Happy New Year, Lounge Types! And a prosperous 2019 to you all! Why not start the way you mean to go on with another fresh [...]

January 4th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Connas’ Reports – Blind Islay Fury Tastings

Six peated whiskies, six different cities, and no-one gets told what they are until they’ve tried them all and given their opinion! We’ve been running [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Blog, Whisky Tastings|

Gateshead Whisky News – 28th December 2018

The bleak midwinter? Connas knows nothing of such conditions in Gateshead apparently! Here he is with your festive halftime Whisky News Update... High (L)and Rye... [...]

December 28th, 2018|Blog, General News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner – Old Rarity 12 Year Old De Luxe

The Glasgow blending firm Bulloch Lade & Co. was established in Glasgow in 1830 and enjoyed its heyday towards the end of the 19th century, [...]

December 26th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Investigates: The Three Drinkers (Amazon)

Salutations, Lounge Types! It’s Connas here again with more tales of my windswept and interesting adventures beyond the frontiers of Gateshead! Now, understandably at this [...]

December 24th, 2018|Blog, General News|

Gateshead Whisky News – 21st December 2018

Seasons Greetings, Loungers! It's the last whisky news update until the next one! So enjoy it before Connas sacks off his Christmas shopping and goes [...]

December 21st, 2018|Blog, General News|
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