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Whisky Lady – October offerings…

Happy Diwali and Hallowe’en everyone!!!

As the lights glow, firecrackers pop and people get dressed up in silly costumes, time for my monthly Whisky Lady round up! Even being away in Jakarta for a good part of September and early October did not deter sampling adventures….

Nor an opportunity to share an extract of an interview with Inver House (AnCnoc, Balblair, Old Pulteney, Speyburn, Hanky Bannister, Caorunn) Master Distiller Stuart Harvey on whether “Single Malt drinkers are promiscuous.(more…)

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Balvenie Triple Cask, Wasmund’s, The Speyside

This is part of a series sharing tasting notes from a monthly private whisky club in Mumbai, India. This month, we welcomed back an old friend from Singapore who brought something ‘different’ for our sampling pleasure. We also donned traditional garb in honour of the festival season!

Tasting Notes from 17 October 2013

We continued our standard format and blind tasted three samples before revealing the whisky. October featured: Belvenie’s Triple Cask 12 year, Wasmund’s and The Speyside 12 year. (more…)

Cracking open the cabinet

This post is from one of our more memorable sociable rather than formal early sampling sessions from a monthly private whisky club in Mumbai, India. 

Tasting Notes from 15 Sept 2011

We broke with tradition and merrily abandoned all pretense of blind tastings… instead settled down for a sampling of various bottles. It became a  popularity contest between different regions and geographies as small pegs of multiple whiskys were sniffed, swirled, swallowed, savoured and yes – much discussed! (more…)

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