Father’s day whisky pairings

Whisky and food, a perfect combination. And with Fathers day coming up (June 16), what could be more perfect than serving some amazing pairings. Here you will find some idea’s to make and perhaps to persuade your dad to go fishing or to buy that special thing, you always wanted.

What is your gift for Father’s Day?

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The Fisherman’s Retreat launches fourth and fifth edition whisky

Following the success of its previous three editions, The Fisherman’s Retreat, located just beyond the picturesque town of Ramsbottom, has launched its fourth and fifth edition single malt whisky.

From buying the first few single malt whiskies to stock the bar back in 1992 to purchasing the first cask in 1995, whisky has always been at the heart of The Fisherman’s Retreat.

Now in its 27th year The Fisherman’s Retreat now stock over 500 different Scottish single malt whiskies, with the majority of these available to try by the dram or purchase by the bottle from their onsite shop. Their online shop has just launched which showcases some of the more fine and rare whiskies The Fisherman’s Retreat has to offer.

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Celebrate National BBQ Week with a Johnnie & Ginger at Berber & Q Grill House

Get down to Berber & Q this National BBQ Week to experience their Johnnie Walker Johnnie & Ginger; the perfect pre-dinner drink for your BBQ banquet!

The limited edition cocktail was crafted by Josh Katz, founder of London’s trendy BBQ joint, Berber & Q, to celebrate National BBQ Week. Expertly designed to complement Berber’s famous Joojeh Chicken Kebab, the charred and smokey notes of the chicken are perfectly countered by the light and summery cocktail.

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Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition, sold out in 14 minutes!

Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has announced that the limited-edition Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition, released to mark World Whisky Day 2019, has sold out in 14 minutes.

Launched exclusively through the Redbreast Birdhouse at 3.00pm on 27th May, all 924 bottles of Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition were sold by 3:14pm – at a rate of over 65 bottles per minute.

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Review: MackMyra Svensk Rök Whisky

Swedish whisky hits me at the right spot again. I’ve got a weakness for Scandinavia, there was no way I would dislike the whisky. At the contrary, I love it. Even Svensk Rök (Swedish Smoke) has a particular smell and palate that keeps you calm at all times.

The whisky reminds me of yoga, silence for 1.5 hours and just enjoying the moment and the positions. Listening to a calm voice and letting it all in. Similar with this whisky is my experience, very smooth

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Introducing Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition

New limited edition release offers a fresh take on the classic sherry flavour profile of Redbreast.

Redbreast Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, marked World Whisky Day 2019 with the launch of Redbreast Dream Cask Pedro Ximénez Edition.

Available to purchase exclusively through the Redbreast online members’ club, The Birdhouse, the new Redbreast Dream Cask was created from a vatting of bourbon, Oloroso sherry and Pedro Ximénez sherry casks which has been re-casked and finished in a specially selected Pedro Ximénez cask – a first for Redbreast and Midleton Distillery.

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Mackmyra Moment Prestige

Waiting for the perfect moment to try Mackmyra Moment prestige. But what is the best moment to drink this whisky.

Mackmyra Moment Prestige (46,1%) is an eleven year old whisky aged on casks of French oak that previously held wine from the artisinal Champagne producer Philipponnat. When making Champagne, Philipponnat only uses the finest grapes, mainly from Premier and Grand cru vineyards, and then let parts of the wine age on oak casks.

To the whisky, these casks bring crisp notes of white wine, grapefruit, bread and toasted oak.

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The GlenDronach Boynsmill aged 16 yr launches as a global travel retail exclusive

The GlenDronach continues its journey with world travellers with the release of The GlenDronach Boynsmill Aged 16 years, joining The GlenDronach Forgue Aged 10 years as the distillery’s second exclusive for Global Travel Retail.

The Boynsmill Estate, nestled in the Valley of Forgue, was established by James Allardice as the home for his GlenDronach distillery in 1826. It was here that Allardice discovered the rich depths of sherry cask maturation; marrying robust Highland spirit to Spanish cask, a tradition carried forward by The GlenDronach to this day.

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Whisky creator Gordon & MacPhail releases rare Coleburn single malt in Spring Collection

The 38-year-old whisky is the latest addition to the ‘Private Collection’ range

Single malt whisky creator Gordon & MacPhail has announced its Spring Collection, unveiling a series of stunning whiskies which draw upon the unrivalled depth and breadth of knowledge the company has gained from maturing spirit from over 100 Scottish distilleries.

One of the highlights of the Spring Collection is the Gordon & MacPhail 1981 from Coleburn Distillery which is the latest edition to the ‘Private Collection’ range.  This exceptional whisky has been maturing in the company’s specially selected cask at its warehouse in Elgin for 38 years. Spirit from Coleburn Distillery – mothballed in 1985 – was traditionally used in blending but Gordon & MacPhail carefully matched the spirit with a refill Sherry hogshead to create this extraordinary and very rare single malt.

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JJ Corry Irish Whiskey Tasting

Named after and inspired by JJ Corry. A renowned whiskeybonder of the 1890;s who resided in ithe local port town of Kilrush. An opportunist at heart and while still in his 20’s he bought a shop on 63 Henry Street, Kilrush.

Three lovely looking bottles with even a more mysterious looking liquid inside. The top reveals the order of the tasting, number 1, 2 and 3. JJ Corry, whiskey noted for high class goods.

The tweettasting held on 17th of April was really good!

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