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 Investigates: Fakey Fakey, Naughty Naughty

Buckle up, Jabronis! It’s your Uncle Connas dropping some serious sh1t on your collective consciousness... Now, maybe I’m overexposed to certain media channels, or perhaps [...]

March 20th, 2019|Blog, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News 14th March 2019

Cover image courtesy of Connas’ mate: Gatesheed Lad, Leo Douglas. Friday Whisky News time, folks! Connas has been on his weekly rummage so that you [...]

March 15th, 2019|Blog, General News|

The Big Debate: Fake Whisky News!

Welcome to The Whisky Lounge’s first Big Debate! This is the start of a series of themed discussions we’re going to have on the pages [...]

March 13th, 2019|Blog, General News, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 8th March 2019

Newcastle Whisky Festival is only a week away (and it's pretty much sold out!) so - pancake flipping aside - Whisky Lounge HQ is a [...]

March 8th, 2019|Blog, General News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner – Campbeltown Loch 21 Year Old

Welcome to another edition of Tim’s Dusty Corner! This month we’re looking at one of my recommended auction buys from last year: Campbeltown Loch 21 [...]

March 6th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 1st March 2019

Good D'afternoon Loungers! Connas has managed to survive a week in Eddie’s passenger seat up and down Scotland's West Coast to bring you all you [...]

March 1st, 2019|Blog, General News|

Whisky Auction Update – February 2019

Welcome to our latest Whisky Auction Update!  Each month I poke around the lower levels of one of the UK’s leading online whisky auctions and [...]

February 27th, 2019|Blog, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 22nd February 2019

Friday is here, people! And Connas is all excited for the Old & Rare Whisky Show in Glasgow this weekend. Reports would also suggest the [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Blog, General News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner – Bowmore Tempest Batch 3

Welcome back to another poke around Tim’s Dusty Corner! Each month I give an insight into a bottle from yesteryear that can still be picked [...]

February 20th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 15th February 2019

Hello, Loungers! Its Friday, it's February, and it's Connas with this week’s Whisky News! ’Tis The Seasoning, For The Bourbon! Buffalo Trace are to release [...]

February 15th, 2019|Blog, General News|
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