Teerenpeli brewery and distillery is one of the few whisky distilleries in Finland. Their 8 year old single malt has reached the international community and is available on Master of Malts for £68.95 (88€), The Whisky Exchange for £69.95 (89€) and the Finnish Alko for 81€ (£63). The small yet beautiful 50cl bottling of the 43% 8 year old… Continue reading The Weekly Finn #1: Teerenpeli 8 yo Single Malt Whisky
There's still time for seasonal wishes! This year we have been less naughty, so can we at WhiskyBeans please have one (or more) of the following whiskies this Xmas: Glenmorangie Signet (70cl, 46.0%) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJETdagRMuk It uses high roast chocolate malt, in which malty barley grains are tumble roasted in the same way coffee beans would be. This unique… Continue reading Dear Whisky Santa …
“I'd much rather be someone's shot of whiskey than everyone's cup of tea.” - Carrie Bradshaw She knows what she's talking about. "Good old cup 'o tea", something that will make ol' mama proud. Something that will be easy to handle, is perfect every time (don't forget the milk) and always on the shelves. Whisky, on… Continue reading Whisky Quotes – Carrie Bradshaw
.. Difficult to define, right? My tastes in whisky lean more towards the smooth, fruitier experiences while Simon has his eyes on the "heavyweight" side with peat and smoke. Here are some of my favourite whisky characteristics: A multilevel experience - You get something different from the first glance to the last lick. I don't… Continue reading “My favourite whisky is..”
“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” ― Mark Twain You know the feeling when you've had one beer too much, the third glass of wine starts to get stuck in your throat or you should not have ordered that mojito? Even a tall glass of water can feel too… Continue reading Whisky quotes – Mark Twain
I have long been a fan of Bruichladdich whiskies, particularly those like the Black Art. When I saw Islay Waves, I jumped to add it to my collection. Imagine my disappointment when, on first try, it is nothing like as deep and complex as the Black Art. Luckily, I did not leave it there. Over… Continue reading Bruichladdich Islay Waves: The Rhinns Edition
“Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it's time to drink.” -Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World I love quotes and will be sharing some of the best coffee and whisky related ones in this blog. Feel free to comment & share your own!