Grain Whiskies – Haig, Chita, Nikka, Cambus

Though the humble grain is mostly found in blends, the Whisky Ladies are no stranger to exploring grains… Just a couple that come to mind include…. A highlight from Canada with Sheringham William’s White double distilled grain whisky 2015 Batch 1308 … Continue reading

BMC goes to Japan – Hibiki, Nikka, Miyagikyo, Hakushu

This month our Bombay Malt and Cigar gents moved in a different direction…. far far far away from Scotland to land on Japan. After much grumbling and discussion of how Japanese whiskies price has shot through the roof, we settle … Continue reading

Nikka’s “From the Barrel”

Last in the Whisky Ladies “Diwali Drams” evening was a “head to head” comparison between two Nikka blends – their cask strength “From the Barrel” and a revival of an earlier incarnation of their standard “Super Nikka Whisky”. Most would … Continue reading

Far east evening – Togouchi, Nikka, Yoichi + Kavalan

It is always a treat to peak into someone’s private whisky collection… even better when there is an opportunity to sample in a convivial atmosphere with others keen to explore. On a sultry monsoon evening in Mumbai I found myself in Colaba … Continue reading