Cocktail Recipes For DISARONNO Day (19th April)

Tomorrow is DISARONNO Day today (19th April)! Celebrate with these simple but delicious cocktails you can make at home or at the bar, such as the super fresh DISARONNO Sour, DISARONNO Fizz and DISARONNO Mule. DISARONNO SOUR INGREDIENTS: 1 & 1⁄2 part DISARONNO 1 part fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon of sugar METHOD: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain…

Explore Whisky Launches Whisky Club For Christmas

The Explore Whisky Club has today announced it is launching in time for Christmas. The club has partnered with Explore WHISKY magazine to bring its first exclusive offer to the Australian market – the new release GlenDronach Batch 7. Cask Strength Highland Single Malt. To become a member and access the exclusive offers, whisky lovers should…

The John Walker Masters’ Edition 50 Years In The Making

October sees the release of The John Walker Masters’ Edition, a “triple-matured” Scotch whisky that has been crafted from six ‘ghost’ whiskies, each aged for a minimum of 50 years. All the whiskies in the The John Walker Masters’ Edition were taken from distilleries that existed during John Walker’s lifetime (1805-1857). Five of the six…

Johnnie Walker Brings Game of Thrones Fans White Walker Whisky

It may have thawed Down Under, with the aromas of spring fresh in the air, but Johnnie Walker is here to remind you that the next winter is coming. The iconic whisky brand has teamed up with HBO’s best-loved series, Game of Thrones, to release White Walker, a limited-edition Scotch Whisky inspired by the show’s…

Win Your Own 20-Litre Barrel of Whisky

Always dreamt of having your own barrel of whisky? Well, now that dream could be a reality. Archie Rose Distilling Co. is giving away the opportunity for two people to win a tailored 20-litre cask of single malt whisky, valued at $6,500. That’s basically a year’s supply! Using Archie Rose’s very own Six Malt New…

First Look Inside The Macallan’s New Distillery and Visitor Experience

Six years ago, The Macallan’s parent company, Edrington, revealed its plans to build a new state of the art distillery and visitor experience for the Scotch whisky brand. The structure was designed to not only deliver the iconic Speyside distiller greater capacity, but also to set the standard and vision to guide the business into…

Four Great Whiskies to Try

Did you celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day (March 27) this week? By the way, the brackets around that all important “e” are necessary as we do not wish to exclude those not Scottish. It is, of course, not to be confused with World Whisky Day (WWD, the third Saturday of May). Seriously, quite why this great spirit needs…

A Spirited Tale from Ireland

Irish whisk(e)y was once an export powerhouse. From the late 18th century, the Irish distillers controlled 90% of global whiskey exports. That’s until the Scots started to expand their industry and make their export assault in the second half of the 19th century. Would you believe that back then Australia was Britain’s largest export market…

Strength of a Viking, Skill of a Scotsman

If you love whisky and are a fan of the Vikings (yes, including the hit TV series) then it’s time to check out Highland Park Whisky. Made in Scotland, this single malt Scotch whisky is steeped in Viking symbolism and history, paying tribute to the people that settled there over 1,000 years ago. The Highland…

How to Make a Walk on Water Cocktail

SPONSORED POST GLASS: High ball INGREDIENTS 45ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label 120ml Cloudy apple juice 15ml Vanilla juice 15ml Fresh lime juice METHOD: Add ingredients to a high ball glass. Add ice. Stir. Garnish. GARNISH: Lime wheel and apple slices. Drink Responsibly

Watch Where You Put Your Dickel

BY SCOTT MILLER My buddy Reed and I travelled to Tennessee this fall on a drinking trip with a little fishing thrown in for good measure. I’d like to say it was a fishing trip, but my unaccountable tendency towards honesty won’t let me. It would be unseemly to glorify our attempts at fly-fishing in…