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Wonders of Whisky

Should you have whisky with ice this summer?

Should You Have Whisky with Ice this Summer?

Should you have whisky with ice this summer?

Should You Have Whisky with Ice this Summer?

Should you add ice to whisky this summer? It’s one of the most controversial questions of our age: ice in your whisky; nuclear disarmament; jam or cream on top of your scone. It is serious business...

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The oldest ever English Whisky bottled by The Single Cask

The oldest ever English Whisky bottled by The Single Cask

Article By Sorren Krebs It is truly a very exciting time for English whisky scene. It is the dawn of a new era, it is the birth of a new industry sector and it is beginning to thrive.  Don’t miss...

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When is a whisky ready to bottle?

When is a whisky ready to bottle?

One of the questions we are commonly asked is how we decide when a cask is ready to bottle, as well as how we go about finding ‘good’ casks in the first place. The fact that prices of casks have b...

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Secret Spirit's Rum's Revenge tasting set

Top 5 Father's Day gift ideas!

Our top five gift ideas for whisky loving dads on Father's Day 2021.

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single cask scotch whiskies

What is New Make Spirit?

Whisky is what happens when you put new make spirit into a barrel and wait. If it’s scotch, that means taking new make and putting into an oak barrel for at least three years. But what is new make ...

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How water makes your whisky

How Water Makes Your Whisky

In this article we look at how water is involved in each stage of the distillation of whisky, what kind of water is used, and why it matters.

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Young single cask whisky

Investing in whisky

"Unique spirits, bottled one cask at a time" This is our mission and what we work towards on a daily basis. At heart, The Single Cask is an independent bottler, but as we’ve discussed previously th...

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What does an independent whisky bottler do?

What does an independent whisky bottler do?

“So what do Independent Bottlers do, exactly?” Not an uncommon question for an independent bottler, and to be honest our answer to some degree is “not a lot…”. Our philosophy goes beyond just choos...

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St.George's day

Celebrating St. George's Day with English whisky

by Sorren Krebs  There is an interesting conception that only Scotland can produce good whisky! Whisky is being produced all around the world by countries including Sweden, Germany, India, Taiwan ...

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Can whisky be used as a hand sanitizer?

Can whisky be used as a hand sanitizer?

We’re all washing our hands a lot these days. There is not a substitute for soap and water. But can whisky be used as a hand sanitizer? Yes. It can! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

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