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: GlenAllachie Wood Finish Series

The inaugural Glenallachie distillery range landed last year, and it was pretty decent in my opinion! Now they’ve followed it up with three more whiskies: [...]

July 17th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes|

Gateshead Whisky News – 12th July 2019

Salutations, Loungers! It's been a busy week in the whisky world, so we're skipping the pleasantries and getting straight into this week’s news from Glenfiddich, [...]

July 12th, 2019|Blog, Whisky News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner: Bowmore 1990 Chieftain’s Choice

Welcome back to Tim’s Dusty Corner, in which I put my money where my mouth is and crack open some of the cheap auction buys [...]

July 10th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 5th July 2019

Seven days have passed since your last instalment of whisky related babble from the mind of Gateshead’s best banjo player! [I'm going to go ahead [...]

July 5th, 2019|Blog, Whisky News|

Whisky Auction Update – June 2019

Welcome to our latest Whisky Auction Update! This month I’m digging about in Whiskyauctioneer.com, whose June auction showcased 5850 lots, including lots of great Cadenhead's [...]

July 3rd, 2019|Blog, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 28th June 2019

Friday is upon us once more, Lounge types! Why not occupy yourselves with the fruits of Connas’ browsings (don’t worry, it’s not his entire search [...]

June 28th, 2019|Blog, Whisky News|

Dispatches From The Coalface: A Buyer’s Advice

Welcome to a new occasional feature on the blog! We've got plenty of friends striving away at the drinks industry's coalface, so we thought we'd [...]

June 26th, 2019|Blog|

Gateshead Whisky News – 21st June 2019

Yet another awesome Whisky Lounge Edinburgh Festival is in the bag, folks, and Connas managed to survive (and recover) from the resulting night out with [...]

June 21st, 2019|Blog, Whisky News|

Tim’s Dusty Corner – Young’s Mountain Dew

The other day while browsing an auction, an old bottle of whisky caught my eye: Young’s Mountain Dew.  This blended whisky was bottled by an [...]

June 19th, 2019|Blog, Tasting Notes, Whisky Auctions|

Gateshead Whisky News – 14th June 2019

The TWL team are primed and on the road to Edinburgh to deliver a huge show at the Assembly Rooms on George Street! While they’re [...]

June 14th, 2019|Blog, Whisky News|
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