About Tim Forbes

Tim Forbes has worked with TWL for several years now and is the contributing editor of our splendid blog. Tim's been in the industry since 1998 and after a ten year stint at The Whisky Exchange he's now a freelance drinks writer living in Tuscany, Italy.

Connas’ Stunnas: Tobermory Revived!

Distell Group have been a busy bunch of late, and after the huge launch of their inaugural Malt Gallery towards the end of last year, [...]

April 24th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 19th April 2019

It's Whisky News time, folks! Connas has spent most of this week yo-yoing up and down the country on various whisky-related missions. So this week’s [...]

April 19th, 2019|Blog, General News|

The Big Debate: Conclusions

Well, it’s been quite a ride over the last few weeks as The Whisky Lounge Blog hosted our first ever Big Debate! There’s been plenty [...]

April 17th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Gateshead Whisky News – 12th April 2019

We're Brizzle Bound, Folks! And we're ship-shape and looking forward to this weekend’s festival! We’d love to see YOU there too.. But even if you [...]

April 12th, 2019|Blog, General News|

The Big Debate: An Auctioneer’s View on ‘Fakes’

Welcome to the latest despatch in our Big Debate series on Fake News and Fake Whisky!  This week, we're delighted to welcome Harrison Ormerod of [...]

April 10th, 2019|Blog, General News, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 5th April 2019

Friday whisky news time, folks! This week, Whisky, Whiskey, and more WHISKY! Take it away, Connas... You're Only As Old As The Statement On Your [...]

April 5th, 2019|Blog, General News|

The Big Debate: Old Duds, Genuine Fakes

Welcome back to the latest in our Big Debate series on Fake News and Fake Whisky!  This week we have Angus MacRaild, the highly absorbent [...]

April 3rd, 2019|Blog, General News|

Gateshead Whisky News – 29th March 2019

Last Orders have been called on the working week, people! And it's not long before you're welcomed into warm embrace of the weekend. Why not [...]

March 29th, 2019|Blog, General News|

The Big Debate: A Lidl More Fake Whisky News

When reading about whisky awards these days it’s easy to take them with a pinch of salt. There are so many now it can be [...]

March 27th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Gateshead Whisky News – 22nd March 2019

Spring has sprung, Lounge types! And the team are just about recovered from an awesome show in Newcastle, thanks to everyone for coming! But it’s [...]

March 22nd, 2019|Blog, General News|
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