What’s on this weekend

Whisky Fest in a Box The Whisky Lounge will host its Whisky Festival in a Box this weekend. Running from today (16 October) until Sunday (18 October), the festival will bring together brands and distillers from across the industry for a variety of live-streamed tastings and masterclasses. The festival comprises seven themed tasting sessions, covering Scotch, world, Asian, English, independent and peated whiskies. Distillers set to take part include Kavalan, Nikka, Mackmyra, The Lakes Distillery…

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What’s on this weekend

Pulitzer’s Amsterdam reopening Luxury Amsterdam hotel bar Pulitzer’s is now open every day. The Dutch drinking den will be open every day from 5pm to midnight CEST, serving up its selection of literary-inspired cocktails. Drinkers at the hotel bar can sample it’s menu of Agatha Christie-inspired serves, including the “crisp, aromatic, bitter, dry” Conductor, which is made with Hendrick’s Orbium Gin, extra dry vermouth, Campari and Muyu Chinotto Nero; and the “refreshing, tropical, zesty, aromatic”…

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What’s on this weekend

Mackmyra & friends Every Friday at 6pm BST on Facebook Live, Swedish whisky brand Mackmyra hosts a 30-minute cocktail-making workshop, hosted by its UK brand ambassador, Kamil Csonka. This evening (3 July), Csonka will look at two of Mackmyra’s seasonal whiskies and compare the summer and winter flavours. He will also demonstrate how to make two cocktails using the Appelblom (apple blossom) and Vinterglöd (winter glow) whiskies.

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Boutique-y launches Uncorked: Whisky Sessions podcast

Atom Brands has expanded its That Boutique-y Drinks Company with a podcast series debuting under the newly-launched That Boutique-y Broadcasting Company (TBBC). Launching at the newly-opened Milroy’s of Spitalfields, London, TBBC’s Uncorked: Whisky Sessions will feature That Boutique-y Whisky Company global ambassador Dave Worthington and whisky expert Sam Simmons. Over the course of the new series, TBBC will discuss different whiskies and distilleries, as well as offer whisky fans a host of interesting whisky facts,…

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Irish Distillers records A Story of Irish Whiskey podcast

Jameson whiskey owner Irish Distillers has become the latest drinks producer to launch a podcast, titled A Story of Irish Whiskey. Produced by Last Cast Media, the five-part podcast series tells the story of how the Jameson, Powers and Murphy families came together in 1966 to transform the fortunes of the Irish whiskey industry. The podcast details the highs and lows of the category throughout the 20th and 21st centuries through a mix of interviews,…

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