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Gateshead Whisky News – 17th January 2020

Gateshead Whisky News We’re past halfway through January folks! If you’re still de-toxing from the festive period, never mind! You can keep up with the [...]

January 17th, 2020|Blog, Whisky News|

Gateshead Whisky News – 10th January 2020

Gateshead Whisky News Happy (whisky) New(s) Year folks! Since Connas still hasn’t broken his only ever New Year’s resolution (FYI – “avoid becoming an Olympic [...]

January 10th, 2020|Blog, Whisky News|

Connas’ Stunnas: Ragtime Rye

I don’t drink a lot of American whiskey these days, and it’s about time I addressed that, frankly! There’s been huge interest in the UK [...]

December 14th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: Clydebuilt Coppersmith

It’s an exciting time for new distilleries folks. They’re popping up all over the place! And the more the merrier as far as I’m concerned, [...]

December 13th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 13th December 2019

Gateshead Whisky News It’s Friday Whisky News time Loungers! And as we write, you will no doubt be aware that an exercise in Democracy has [...]

December 13th, 2019|Blog, Whisky News|

Connas’ Stunnas: Bruichladdich Big Guns

I had a brief email chat with Rab from Bruichladdich recently. To condense the tale, he ended up letting me know that he was about [...]

November 30th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: Glen Moray 21 YO Port Finish

A chap at one of my tastings recently proclaimed that Glen Moray “can’t be that good, because it’s cheap”, thankfully I didn’t have to give [...]

November 29th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: Three Drinkers do….bottling?!

The Three Drinkers have been busy. They’ve been off on the road recording the second series of their show (without a certain slightly puce-faced Geordie [...]

November 28th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: New Arran 10 Year Old!

Frequenters of our weekly news blog may well have noticed that the folks at Lochranza Distillery on Arran had a complete re-brand of their packaging [...]

November 27th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Connas’ Stunnas: Octomore-ish!

There’s always excitement around the arrival of a new Octomore. In 2002 the folks at Bruichladdich set out to create a monster, and it seems [...]

November 26th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|
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