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Historic Family Recipe puts Borders Whisky on the Map

Historic Family Recipe puts Borders Whisky on the Map

We take a closer look at The Tweeddale Last Centennial - an exceptional blended malt whisky available as a limited release through our Secret Still A whisky recipe over 100 years old is putting the lost Scottish Borders whisky tradition firmly back on the map! R&B’s limited edition The Tweeddale Last Centennial is based on historic recipes found in a cellar book belonging to the company co-founder’…

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David Introduces the Secret Still - Rare Exclusives from Craft Whisky Club

David Introduces the Secret Still - Rare Exclusives from Craft Whisky Club

Craft Whisky Club founder David Nicol gives an insight into an exciting new development - our Secret Still. Since starting Craft Whisky Club just over a year ago, the goal has been to provide members with some of the finest small-batch and independently crafted whiskies. Each bottle you get from us is special in its own right; something different, sometimes unconventional, but always an experience. In many ways, the subscription…

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Whisky subscription – the perfect Father's Day gift

Whisky subscription – the perfect Father's Day gift

Are you looking for Father's Day gift ideas for a whisky lover? Here’s something they’re bound to adore – a whisky subscription! Whisky memberships are the guaranteed can’t-go-wrong present for everyone who loves fine whisky (and that includes you). There’s a whole psychology behind subscription gifts which means they’re far better (more brownie points!) than any other kind of present. Here’s why: Unboxing your whisky…

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Whisky investment clubs – great value for serious whisky lovers

Whisky investment clubs – great value for serious whisky lovers

Exclusive craft whisky can be – let’s face it – expensive. But whisky investment clubs offer a way to discover exclusive artisan whiskies at a surprisingly reasonable cost. It’s also a chance for members to support a distillery and be involved in its story, with inside tips and offers, and early-bird access to new products. One new Scottish distillery has set up an investment club boasting “Probably the best views…

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The best fish dish to pair with whisky

The best fish dish to pair with whisky

James and Leslie, a partnership like many other, when they work together amazing things can happen. After Leslie has been slogging her guts out in the kitchen and around the house she can sometimes be found sitting on a barstool at the Drumchork Lodge Hotel in Autbea, where she will happily share some amazing tales. As for James, he manages the Little Gruinard Estate which, apart from occasionally whipping a…

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