Gateshead Whisky News – 11th January 2019

January 11th, 2019|Blog, General News|

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 [...]

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

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

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

Gateshead Whisky News – 4th January 2019

January 4th, 2019|Blog, General News|

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 [...]

Connas’ Reports – Blind Islay Fury Tastings

January 2nd, 2019|Blog, Whisky 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 [...]

Gateshead Whisky News – 28th December 2018

December 28th, 2018|Blog, General News|

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... [...]

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

December 26th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|

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

Connas’ Investigates: The Three Drinkers (Amazon)

December 24th, 2018|Blog, General News|

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 [...]

Gateshead Whisky News – 21st December 2018

December 21st, 2018|Blog, General News|

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 [...]

Gateshead Whisky News – 14th December 2018

December 14th, 2018|Blog, General News|

Good Morrow, Loungers! I don't care if Monday's blue, Tuesday’s grey and Wednesday too. Thursdays, I don't care about you. Its Friday, Whisky News! And [...]

Connas’ Stunnas: Raasay & Borders Distillers

December 13th, 2018|Blog, Tasting Notes|

There’s a strong historical link at the core of everything Raasay and Borders Distillers do. Co-founder Alasdair Day’s great-grandfather, Allan MacDonald, hailed from the Hebrides [...]

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