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03/08/2022

1800: The year premium tequila was born

There are few brands that can say they’ve been mastering their product for over two centuries, but that’s what makes 1800 Tequila special. Underpinned by more than 200 years of tequila production, it’s safe to say they know a thing or two about this iconic spirit. Despite its long legacy, 1800 Tequila is crafted and distilled from the founding recipe, with many of the original blue agave fields still being hand-harvested to this day. A true celebration of its origins, 1800 is part of the world’s most awarded tequila family.... Read More

29/07/2022

Introducing Benromach: Best in Show Scotch

Benromach 40 Year Old Aged in hand-selected Oloroso sherry casks for four decades, maturing to a complex profile of warming ginger spice, apple and orange notes, and a fresh citrus kick… it’s no wonder the Benromach Aged 40 Years single malt was recently titled ‘Best in Show’ at a prestigious competition. This signature Scotch from a renowned Speyside distillery is the shining star of Benromach’s impressive collection. Underpinned by a significant whisky legacy and recognised for its attention to detail at every stage of the distilling process, let’s explore what... Read More

18/07/2022

Why do they put a worm in a bottle of tequila?

It’s an age-old question… Why is there a worm at the bottom of a tequila bottle? Well, as this month welcomes National Tequila Day, we’re going to tell you. Hint, it’s not what you think. As we pour ourselves a glass of our favourite drink, we might not always know the origins and legends of our tipple of choice. For the agave spirit, the heritage is rich and dates all the way back to around 1000 B.C – and one legend that has lived on throughout the centuries is the... Read More

13/07/2022

What are the different types of scotch whisky?

Let’s take a tour of Scotland’s famous tipple – from the varied bottles of the Highlands and the fruity notes of its subdivision Speyside to the unique distilling processes in the Lowland and Islay, and let’s not forget the signature malts produced in Campbeltown. First, we need to acknowledge Scotland’s heritage in distillery and why this beautiful country is recognised as the birthplace of whisky. Scotland is undeniably the world’s whisky leader. With over 125 distilleries across the country, it is fair to say that the Scots know a thing... Read More

13/07/2022

Introducing Laphroaig, Islay’s signature single malt scotch

Pronounced ‘eye-luh’, Islay is a Hebridean island and a unique region of whisky production – famous for being fiery and heavily peated with distinctive maritime styles. One of the longest-standing distilleries on the island is Laphroaig. Underpinned by an impressive legacy, Laphroaig is recognised around the world as a key player in scotch production. Let’s explore this special scotch… What is Laphroaig? Laphroaig distillery is an Islay single malt scotch whisky distillery founded in 1815 by Donald and Alexander Johnston. On the far edge of the scotch whisky map, Laphroaig... Read More

12/07/2022

Five things you didn’t know about The Macallan scotch whisky

There are few distilleries that can say they were one of the founding producers of whisky in Scotland, but with a rich legacy within the Speyside region, The Macallan distillery has paved the way for scotch since the 18th century. Renowned for its second-to-none attention to detail, The Macallan’s passion for quality is evident throughout its carefully curated collection of scotch whisky. Whilst these signature bottles have become a firm favourite with whisky enthusiasts, here are a few facts you might not already know: 1. The Macallan was founded in... Read More

19/04/2021

The Flavours That You Didn’t Realise Belvedere Offered

For those of you that are seasoned vodka drinkers, the chances are that you will be well-aware of Belvedere’s stature amongst the alcohol-manufacturing community. Despite having only started-up in 1996, the twenty five years since then has been a period of immense success. Time-and-again, they have proven to be able to create bottles of the highest-quality, at prices which don’t cause a massive dent in your finances. Below, Whisky Kingdom has taken the liberty of highlighting the best flavours that they offer. The Flavours That You Didn’t Realise Belvedere Offered... Read More

grand cru 19/04/2021

Everything That You Need To Know About Glenfiddich Whisky

When you hear the name ‘Glenfiddich’, you immediately recognise that you are dealing with a quality distiller. Often referred to as being ‘malt masters’, their understanding of all-things whisky related is second-to-none. With a vast number of variations on the market, they take great pride in being able to cater to any-and-all that go to them. Here at Whisky Kingdom, we have always taken much of an interest in their company; therefore, we are pleased to be able to offer a keen insight into their incredibly interesting background. Humble Origins... Read More

19/04/2021

Which Liqueurs Should You Put Out At A Party?

Over the past twelve months, people’s ability to socialise with their friends and family has been drastically limited, due to the lockdown restrictions that have been imposed in light of the coronavirus. Thankfully, there is now a light at the end of the tunnel, and things are now starting to look brighter. As such, you might like to begin planning for a fun and enjoyable summer. If this is the case, Whisky Kingdom might be able to provide you with some help. Below, you can find our advice on the... Read More

19/04/2021

Why Whiskey Is Becoming Millenial’s Drink Of Choice

In times gone by, younger generations would typically see their eyes caught by drinks which are based on vodka – the reason for this is that they would offer better mixing opportunities. However, in recent years, this has changed significantly. Now, whisky is quickly becoming the tipple of choice. Although this may surprise you, there are a number of reasons as to why this is the case. For those of you that would be interested in learning as to why this is the case, you can educate yourself by reading... Read More