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So far Eddie has created 47 blog entries.

The Fake Whisky News, Part 1 – Tim Forbes

I'll start with an INCREDIBLE piece of Real Whisky News (that you may already know): a very great proportion of what is presented to whisky [...]

July 5th, 2017|Blog|

My Whisky Lounge – Tim Forbes

I vividly recall my first Whisky Lounge experience.  I had travelled by train, hungover, to Brighton on a Saturday morning to help with that fine [...]

June 14th, 2017|Blog, My Whisky Lounge|

The Morning After – Day 1 / Campbeltown

After my nine years of writing about whisky, there are still many ‘firsts’ to be experienced. Yesterday was one that got ‘ticked off’ my bucket [...]

May 27th, 2017|Blog|

How to nose whisky and win the Islay Nosing Competition- Billy Abbott

How to nose whisky and win the Islay Nosing Competition The Islay Festival of Music and Malt, also known as Feis Ile, is a big [...]

May 25th, 2017|Blog|

Does Age = Flavour?

Of course it is fundamentally about flavour. This is what this debate usually always boils down to. But there are some pretty key factors which [...]

May 10th, 2017|Blog|

My Whisky Lounge – Billy Abbott

Once upon a time, I was a computer programmer. I spent my days in an office, tapping away at a keyboard, creating arrangements of letters [...]

April 26th, 2017|Blog, My Whisky Lounge|

My Whisky Lounge – Angus Macraild

There is a place on the Isle of Islay called Finlaggan. It’s an ancient stone ruin on the side of a small loch in the [...]

April 20th, 2017|Blog, My Whisky Lounge|

My Whisky Lounge – Matt Chambers

When I was recently asked by Amanda and Eddie to do some work with The Whisky Lounge, I did not hesitate.  We go back a [...]

April 20th, 2017|Blog, My Whisky Lounge|

Dr. Jim Swan 1941-2017

                                        I first met Jim Swan [...]

February 21st, 2017|Blog|

Tim Forbes’ Guide to Whisky

The Whisky Lounge Guide To Whisky Envisioned as a sort of Whisky 101, The Whisky Lounge's Guide to Whisky does exactly what it says on [...]

February 20th, 2017|Blog, Whisky Tastings|
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