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Lark Distillery Tour, Hobart (January 2015)

Being fifty-something, I know that a great whisky tour begins with a great dram. It sets the mood. Warms the cockles. Gladdens the heart. And so it is that we begin the Lark Distillery half-day tour … with a goody bag boasting a bottle of water and a tasting glass. Said glass is soon topped with a… Continue reading Lark Distillery Tour, Hobart (January 2015)

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A little Islay whisky education at Whisky and Alement

Being fifty-something, I appreciate the finer things in life. Single malt whisky is one of them. Thanks to a family connection (on Mr P’s side) we’ve developed a taste for the single malt expressions from Islay, Scotland’s most famous whisky island. They’re peaty and smokey, earthy and warming … and definitely not for the novice… Continue reading A little Islay whisky education at Whisky and Alement