Valentine’s day is just around the corner. Are you ready to surprise the person you love or admire with a special cocktail? Cupid whispered a few suggestions into my ear that could help you making a decision for there is a cocktail for every occasion.
Valentine’s Day is a day on which lovers give each other extra attention, for example with sweet chocolate gifts, flowers, cards or aphrodisiac whisky cocktails.
I’m calling all men and women to grab the most beautiful glass they own (carefully) to fill it with love, whisky and butterflies.
There is nothing like a great festive drink or cocktail that keeps the cheeks rosy and the adults cozy. Best of all, there is no shortage of fun holiday whisky drinks out there. In this article you will find some of Drinkable Gifts favorite holiday bourbon cocktails that will leave you feeling warm and festive this season with some holiday food pairings to get the party started.
Drinkable Gifts made an amazing info-graph with different kinds of cocktails for the holidays to come to add to your favorites. What is your favorite to bookmark?
This year, The Loch Lomond Distillery has the perfect Christmas gift selection for whisky lovers with its very own Three Wise Men; a specially crafted trio of 12 Year Old whiskies, each with its own unique style and character.
Traditionally, the ’12 days of Christmas’ marked the time between Christmas Day and the arrival of the three wise men; Gaspar, Balthasar, and Melchior, making this collection of 12 Year Olds the perfect way to toast the festive season.
Loch Lomond Distillery has also created a recommended serve for each expression representing each of the three gifts, to provide some added inspiration for those entertaining guests this Christmas – or perhaps even seeking a quiet moment to themselves…
Expertly hand crafted by ABERFELDY’S Malt Master, Stephanie Macleod, the distillery known for its Golden Dram has launched a 16-year-old and 21-year-old ABERFELDY, finished in the finest Madeira casks. Spending up to 12 months in the ex-wine casks before bottling, the extra maturation period in this combination of casks creates the perfect balance of flavour between ABERFELDY’S honeyed richness with the sweet notes of Madeira wine.
Tomatin Distillery has a number of amazing whiskies and the 18-Year-Old Single Malt has been awarded ‘Double Gold’ at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition. How amazing is this?
I got a chance to nose and taste the 18-Year-Old. A 46% single malt with a final maturation in Oloroso Sherry butts.
The Glenlivet is set to re-assert its credentials as the definitive Single Malt Scotch whisky with the release of a contemporary new expression; Captain’s Reserve, a Single Malt selectively finished in high-quality Cognac casks.
The launch is set to push the boundaries of modern Scotch through its distinctive cask combination.
Craftwork, the recently established sales, marketing and distribution agency, has this week announced a new partnership with HYDE Irish Whiskey to distribute its range of special release and limited edition Irish whiskeys across the UK.
Craftwork has enjoyed a number of early successes built on the team’s in-depth knowledge and experience of the UK market and Craftwork MD Jeremy Rockett believes HYDE is a perfect fit for their growing portfolio:
“Our selective approach to partnering with high-quality spirits brands has enabled us to open a number of new trade accounts, and take significant orders from the on-trade, wholesalers, e-commerce channels, as well as the traditional large UK retailers and HYDE’s premium whiskeys really complement our portfolio.”
Parties are incomplete without cocktails. Any generic alcoholic drink having two or more than two ingredients earns itself the title of a cocktail. Does not matter if you are a professional bartender, or assume the role of one for your house party, you should absolutely be familiar with the nitty-gritty of some drinks. From sweet to dry, hot to icy, stirred to shaken, the number of cocktails available today is overwhelming. Selecting a few out of such a variety available seems tough.
Here we bring you top 7 cocktails with the liquid gold to try this weekend.
An exceptionally rare single cask from the 1950s has been unveiled as one of the oldest Linkwood single malt whiskies ever bottled.
Leading single malt whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail today announced the release of Private Collection from Linkwood Distillery 1956 by Gordon & MacPhail. This is the last 1950s cask from Linkwood Distillery in Gordon & MacPhail’s unrivalled inventory; it is believed to be the final remaining 1950s cask globally.
Just 53 decanters of the 60-Year-Old single malt whisky have been released for sale worldwide with a UK RRP of £22,000.
Loch Lomond Whiskies has created an exclusive Loch Lomond Inchmurrin Single Cask bottling in partnership with World Duty-Free. Just 278 bottles of the 10-year-old Loch Lomond Inchmurrin Single Cask will be available exclusively at World Duty-Free’s World of Whiskies store, located in Heathrow’s Terminal 5.
On the nose, the Loch Lomond Inchmurrin Single Cask is fruity and sweet with a hint of spice. The palate offers layers of sweet vanilla and barley sugar, while the lemon and lime finish delivers a citrus edge, giving way to maple syrup and a mild oak spiciness.