Dr. Jim Swan 1941-2017

                                        I first met Jim Swan [...]

February 21st, 2017|Blog|

Tim Forbes’ Guide to Whisky

The Whisky Lounge Guide To Whisky Envisioned as a sort of Whisky 101, The Whisky Lounge's Guide to Whisky does exactly what it says on [...]

February 20th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|

Surviving Burns-athon…..

Dry January? Pah. Who could countenance such a thing whilst celebrating The Bard's birthday? No not that Bard, the other one, the Scottish one! Yes [...]

February 10th, 2017|Blog|

TWL Islay Trip – October 2016

7 days, 1000+ miles, 11 distilleries, 1 Land Rover Defender and what do you get? Many fine moments, and many fine drams, in many beautiful [...]

December 12th, 2016|Blog, Whisky Trips|

Kavalan Vs Scotland 2015 – The Results

September was a busy old month for us here at TWL, Liverpool Whisky Festival in the 5th followed by York on the 12th and dotted [...]

October 8th, 2015|Blog, Whisky Tastings|

Fèis íle 2015 – Part 4, Ardbeg Day

We do some pretty cool stuff at TWL throughout the year weather that be trips/tastings/shows and this whole week on Islay had been truly epic, but [...]

October 6th, 2015|Blog, Whisky Trips|

Feis Ile 2015 – Part 3

Day 5, Wednesday, Lagavulin & Laphroaig (again) Up bright an breezy on the Wednesday we set sail for Lagavulin. This was a windy old morning [...]

June 29th, 2015|Blog, Whisky Trips|

Japan Vs Scotland 2015 – Results

Towards the end of 2014 Japanese whisky was once again pushed into the spotlight of main stream media when a 2013 Sherry Cask Yamazaki was [...]

April 29th, 2015|Blog|

A New Hope…Part 3. Cotswolds

It is now 2 weeks since my mini-tour of English and Welsh Distilleries but it still seems like yesterday. After fantastical drives to The Lakes [...]

February 10th, 2015|Blog|

A New Hope…Part Two. Penderyn.

So we pick up the story the morning after my drive from The Lakes Distillery back to York last Monday. I knew I had a [...]

February 2nd, 2015|Blog|
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