Whisky on the Rocks: Yes, or No?
The one and only James Bond often breaks his routine and drinks whiskey on the rocks, instead of his customary ‘martini-shaken not stirred.’007 is often seen indulging in a hearty pour of Talisker and Jack Daniels,on the rocks. Sean Connery, whose persona is associated with the British Secret Agent, brought Ian Fleming’s protagonist from reel to real when he promoted Jim Beam, with the catchphrase “The taste is distinctive, the man is Sean Connery, and the bourbon is Jim Beam.”Read More
Navigating the World of Single Malts - Glenmorangie vs Glenfiddich
Enjoying a splendid single malt whisky is one of the few distinguished pleasures of life, and whisky tasting itself is an activity that is an acquired taste. The luxury of savoring these meticulously crafted spirits is an unparalleled joy unto itself, and two names stand out vividly when speaking of noteworthy whiskies; Glenfiddich and Glenmorangie.Read More
Tracing the Roots of Johnnie Walker
Kilmarnock - a bustling hamlet of East Ayrshire, Scotland– stood as a testimony to the 200 year old legacy of the giant, Johnnie Walker until 2012. Soon after, world’s largest distiller Diageo, hell-bent on shutting down Johnnie Walker’s Kilmarnock bottling plant, forced the town to loose its most prized possession. There was no chance of a reprieve – the plant was shifted to a new bottling hall at one of Diageo's distilling unit at Leven in Fife. Kilmarnock was shattered!Read More