London Meet Ups

23/10/19 Macallan & Mortlach

Macallan. The heaviest hitting distillery of them all? Certainly the one that consistently pushes out increasingly old, limited and expensive releases, and one with an extensive and well-funded fan base and unbelievable auction results. Brilliantly marketed to the public, the distillery increasingly seems to suffer from an image problem amongst Read more…

By London Whisky Club, ago
London Meet Ups

17/07/2019 Buffalo Trace

“Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led American pioneers and explorers to new frontiers. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making bourbon whiskey the same way for more than 200 years.” https://buffalotracedistillery.com/brands/buffalo-trace Since the late 1700’s, Buffalo Read more…

By Sattu Sarang, ago
London Meet Ups

12/06/2019 Cotswolds Tasting

June is a time when the countryside starts to show off it’s beauty with lush green fields, colourful flowers and bright sunny days. It only seemed fitting therefore to host a tasting by a distillery that prides itself on creating a spirit that mirrors it’s magnificent country setting. The Cotswolds Read more…

By James Hope, ago
London Meet Ups

24/04/2019 Young Whisky

In the past a Whisky’s reputation was built upon successful marketing and word of mouth. Age was but a number and many whiskies succeeded because companies were happy to push out solid whiskies where their age statement was a minimum assurance as opposed to a number to aim at. In Read more…

By James Hope, ago
London Meet Ups

27/02/2019 Blind Tasting

February at the club saw a slightly different format to usual. We held the first blind tasting we’ve ever done. Blind tasting whisky is one of the best ways to learn about your palate, your likes/dislikes and the whisky itself. When all preconceived notions about brand, reputation, cask type, colour, Read more…

By James Hope, ago
London Meet Ups

23/01/2019 Value Whisky

On Wednesday 23rd January the club came together for the first congregation of 2019. With Christmas and New Year behind us, and people watching the pennies after the holiday period, it seemed fitting to theme the evening around value in whiskies. As usual, within that theme we kept things quite Read more…

By James Hope, ago