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Whisky

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

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

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

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

02/03/2021
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Whisky Cocktails That You May Not Have Tried Before

Throughout history, whisky is a drink which has traditionally been served by itself – in some occasions, it would be accompanied by large blocks of ice, but that was all. However, as the years have gone on, mixologists have created incredible recipes which have been based around the heaviness of the whisky, to great effect. If you are entertaining the idea of sampling some of these, allow Whisky Kingdom to guide you through the cocktails that will leave you wanting more. The Manhattan Most seasoned whisky drinkers will agree that... Read More

02/03/2021

Breaking Down The Different Ways To Drink Whisky

Have you always wanted to become somewhat of a whisky connoisseur, but have not been ready to push on in your education? Do you have a cabinet full of top-tier blended Scotch whisky at home, all of the finest malts, but are unsure of how to enjoy them? In instances such as these, the best thing to do is to enlist the help of experts. Thankfully, you do not need to look too far for assistance. If you take a glance at the list below, you can find some examples... Read More

02/03/2021

Exploring The Whisky Brands With Rich Histories And Heritage

As most of you reading this will already be aware of, whisky is a drink that has been in circulation for some time. Though you may think this fact to be slightly insignificant, this could not be further from the truth. The fact of the matter is that this has meant that numerous distilleries have been able to, over the years, perfect their recipes, which is certainly to the benefit of the consumer. The knowledge that we have amassed in this industry means that Whisky Kingdom is well-suited to providing... Read More

02/03/2021
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Which Johnnie Walker Bottles Are Most Popular?

Trying to determine what your favourite tipple of choice is is easier said than done. Single malt Scotch whisky, currently,  is a dime-a-dozen, which does not make the decision process any less difficult. Some, for instance, will argue that Glenfiddich are a premium brand, and none can surpass their aged bottles. Here at Whisky Kingdom, however, we believe that you need look no further than Johnnie Walker, and you can find a breakdown of their best options down below. A Little About The Brand Although you may not realise it,... Read More