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.

Tim’s Dusty Corner – Powers Gold Label Special Reserve 12yo

It’s time for a long-overdue return to Tim’s Dusty Corner - Welcome back!  What with our exciting Big Debate over the last month or two [...]

May 8th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 3rd May 2019

The London Whisky Weekender is approaching, Lounge types! And we're all geared up for an awesome show at the Oval next weekend. Why not wet [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Blog, General News, Whisky News|

Connas’ Stunnas: Sponge Juice!

Consider the mighty Whisky Sponge, ladies and gentlemen. To some, the site is a haven for humour in a notoriously serious industry. To others, the [...]

May 1st, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 26th April 2019

Happy Friday, Loungers! And aren't we having an awful lot of weather of late! Let’s skip the unnecessary preamble and go directly to Connas with [...]

April 26th, 2019|Blog, General News, Whisky News|

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, Whisky 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, Whisky 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, Whisky News|
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