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  1. Christmas Gifts for Him

    Christmas Gifts for Him

    Looking a few tipples to really impress the men in your life this Christmas? Have a peruse of a round-up of some of my favourite gifts this year (hint, hint Mrs. Hamish!).
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  2. Hamish's Tipple of the Week: My Top Five Tequila and Mezcal Picks

    Hamish's Tipple of the Week: My Top Five Tequila and Mezcal Picks

    We're in the midst of a mini-heatwave right now, and let me tell you - I'm not cut out for this! To cool down in this scorching weather, I've been enjoying a selection of cracking tequilas!
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  3. Hamish’s Tipple of the Week: My Top Five Rum Picks

    Hamish’s Tipple of the Week: My Top Five Rum Picks

    You know me – it’s hard to find a bigger whisky fanatic than myself! However, there’s no denying that in the height of summer, a lovely wee rum will go down an absolute treat. For this reason, I’ve put together a quick list of the top five rums Mrs. Hamish and I will be enjoying this month.
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  4. Ten Great Gift Ideas for Father's Day

    Ten Great Gift Ideas for Father's Day

    Father's Day is fast approaching! With just five days until the big event, you might feel like you're scrambling about to find the perfect gift for your auld man. Not to worry, though! I've put together some of my favourite whiskies to gift loved ones to help you on your way.
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  5. Hamish's Favourite Father's Day Deals

    Hamish's Favourite Father's Day Deals

    Hello there! Boy, do we have a treat in store for you today! If you've been scrambling about trying to find a cracking Father's Day present for your dad, we've got you covered! We've got some top-notch deals on some brilliant bottles that are bound to impress any tipple-loving da!
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  6. 6 Whisky Myths and 1 Whisky Truth

    6 Whisky Myths and 1 Whisky Truth

    Time to tackle some of those great debates we get day in and day out from our visitors.
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  7. Hamish On The Highlands

    Hamish On The Highlands

    In some of my previous blog entries I’ve covered Islay and Speyside whiskies and now it’s time to indulge in the best The Highlands have to offer. Let’s dive in!
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  8. Blends, a marriage made in heaven

    Blends, a marriage made in heaven

    A good blended whisky. To be honest with you I don’t think there’s much that can beat it. Now that might come as a bit of a controversial statement from a keen whisky head like myself but let me explain and tell you a bit more about blended whisky.Did you know that by sales volume, blended Scotch whisky is the...
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  9. Speyside Spirit

    Speyside Spirit

    Credit: Cairngorms Business Partnership Oft, as much I enjoy a smoky island whisky there’s just something about a Speyside Malt that oozes class and quality.That might be because they have enough practice making malts up there, I mean did you know Speyside is home to over half the distilleries in Scotland and has the greatest concentration of malt whisky producers...
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  10. Peat - Love It Or Hate It

    Peat - Love It Or Hate It

    Ah, nothing reminds me of home more than a good peaty whisky. Known as being the marmite of whisky, not due to tasting like marmite, but well… you either love it or hate it. If you love peaty whiskies you’re at the right place. If you’re not much of a fan perhaps you haven’t found the right one yet. In...
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