Looking Ahead

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looking to the future 2017 is a watershed year for me, because I have taken the Very conscious decision to work on into infinity. I have given much considered thought before arriving at the conclusion that I might, (only just might!), be in a position to continue my business activities — possibly even expand them […]

Interesting from Germany !

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For Michael Reckhard has Scottish single malt whisky from culture shock to intense passion developed. Under the label Spirit of Caledonia sells he own fillings and is also as importer of Golden CaskMoon Harbour Pier 1 and whiskies. A portrait of the man from eschborn is there on the wcfs-Blog: http://whiskyclub-fs.de/2017/01/28/vom-kulturschock-zum-eigenen-whiskylabel-michael-reckhard-mr-whisky-spirit-of-caledonia-im-portrait/

2017 is here

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Hello everyone …. who is anyone ….. “difficult to establish these days. However, we are all still here so let’s just get on with life. I am here in Scotland ….. I’ll say no more about that

Gin V Whisky ??

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We have been here before !! Mothers’ Ruin as opposed to The Death of Father! The difference with a generation when faced with anything that they have never encountered before, is that they think this sort of phenomenom has never happened before. Gin is Ok, Wine is fine, but Whisky will make you Frisky !! […]

AWARD WINNING PART 2

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I read last week that most of the supermarket (approx. 1,300) wines are now Award winning !! Is there an award nowadays for getting up in the morning ? This whole issue in the drinks business in it’s totality requires to be examined !! Otherwise everything will be reduced to the lowest common denominator ere […]

Not Finishes BUT Beginnings !!

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OK, so some people do not think that Scotch Whisky is Authentic Scotch, if it is finished in casks other than those it was originally filled into. Right ? And you can see a little force in that point of view, but not a lot imo. However, if Scotch Whisky Spirit is produced from Cereal […]

Finishes

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From time to time one happens to read thought provoking text. I have read recently that some “Bright Spark” or “Sparks” are absolutely not in favour of finishing whisk(e)y in cask othe than the ones originally filled. This is fine, and I agree with several of “the Sparks’ ” sentiments. However we live in the […]

Where are all the Characters Now ?

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The problem with evolution is that it keeps evolving. Take a look at the originlal’s at Box Destilleri in 2009 and you must ask the question, “where is everyone now” ? Very tragically one of the persons in the photo….Per de Vahl….died in a roof fall accident whilst doing some clearing work on the home […]

Stolen ID

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I posted end of last week about someone who purports to be “John McDougall” The purpose of this post is to say that those who do such things are thicko’s and sicko’s. They are Pathetic…people who have done nothing, and Never will do anything. The interesting thing in this case is that I Do Know […]