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The Nightcap: 16 September – Master of Malt Blog

A Dubonnet shortage hits Britain, the boffins on University Challenge are stumped by Kümmel, and an

We reported earlier this month on the massive expansion at the New Midleton distillery in Cork

If you want to know more, this thing from the Irish Examine r is well worth a

The scale of the distillery is already pretty staggering but it’s going to get much, much

Victoria Moore in the Daily Telegraph tastes the most expensive wine this country has produced to date:

Extreme whisky making! Finally, we’re pretending that summer isn’t quite over with this guide to

We also whipped up the rye-based Ward Eight cocktail , got enlightened on the humble muddler , and put

Apparently, her pre-lunch drink of choice was a Gin & Dubonnet

The only problem is that as a rather niche product, there isn’t a lot of it

Whichever you’re using, we recommend drinking it in an Opera though as Fake Booze points out,

Does your favourite whisky have a global culinary ambassador? Well, Laphroaig does

“Like Laphroaig, I find inspiration and passion by going beyond the status quo and finding ways to

Fettercairn keeps its recent high levels up with another stellar release

Who knew the owners of the LOTR trademark would be so… precious?

The star attraction at Oastbrook winery in East Sussex, apart from the excellent wines, is that there

But we learned this week that the owners America (yes, that really is her name) and Nick

” But ever the publicist, America has come up with a competition to come up with a new

The winning entry gets a stay for four people in the Hobbit House

We reported earlier this month that Caol Ila is back open to visitors with an all singing,

If it’s half as good as the one at Clynelish, then you’re in for a

It’s a 14-year-old bottling aged in  American Oak refill casks and freshly charred American Oak casks,

On the palate, it’s vintage Caol Ila, peppery and spicy, with a discrete sweetness and meaty

The influence from the freshly-charred casks is beautifully done, accentuating the classic Caol Ila smoke, without smothering

On University Challenge (clip here) this week there was more evidence, if evidence were needed, of the

But it wasn’t all bad, we learned from one business commentator this week that “ kümmel