A naughty peek at American Whiskey History

Large-scale immigration from Scotland to America began in the 1700s. They brought their whiskey culture with them!  The Scots went in search of a better life and settled in the thirteen colonies, mainly around South Carolina and Virginia. They were never big fans of...

Why whisky will always connect Scotland and the U.S.

Alba gu bràth. Scotland forever. With these words, a historically-inaccurate William Wallace rallied his ragtag band of Scots to crush the numerically and technologically superior English invaders. Though Scotland remains an (unwilling?) member of the United Kingdom,...

American Whisky is so much more than bourbon: Let us show you!

Carrie Nation is back from the dead and roving pubs with hatchet in hand! (Not really...but it’s a great visual.) Ask most Aussie’s what comes to mind when they hear the words ‘American Whiskey’ and far too many of them respond with, “No, I don’t like bourbon.” This...

Whisky is too awesome to be a wanker about it!

*This piece will make a lot more sense if you read this article of which it is a reaction to. First off, it is apparent that there is a lot of work to be done in the global whisky community. I found it disheartening that the author of ‘WHISKY’S ELITIST SNOBBERY...

The United Nations of Whisky

Antarctica; home to penguins, pristine landscapes, a few hundred researchers and, if the internet is to be believed, consumers of Kavalan whisky. It seems absurd that a traditionally Scottish alcohol being produced in Taiwan and shipped to a barren ice continent...