Outturn

Easter Flavour Hunt

Read the continuation of the series “Where flavour comes alive”, with the profile “Sweet, Fruity & Mellow“. From now on you will find all already published descriptions on our website – available for your reading at any time. In addition, you will also find some exciting new bottlings: 1.264: Spicy cherry Danish, a sweet and …

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Fall in love with flavour

This issue of Outturn centres around the flavour profile ‘Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits’. There are six different bottlings ranging from 9 to 31 years for you to discover. Much of this category is made up of sherry casks, as is usual for this profile. All of them have spent some time in a second …

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Dapper Drams & Glitzy Gifts

Each year on 5 December, Americans celebrate National Repeal Day. That date marks the day in 1933 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt ended an experiment with his signature. The 13-year nationwide alcohol ban in the 1920s led to a halving of consumption; however, it also fuelled the cult of the speakeasies and brought bootleggers millions …

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12 food pairing ideas

Our Outturn is hot off the press and once again sprinkled with delicacies from across all regions of Scotland and beyond, including a few bottlings from extremely rare – and in some cases closed – distilleries. You can also find out what dishes SMWS head chef James Freeman recommends to go with what whisky. Inspiration …

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Sensploration

How many times have you tasted the same whisky, and each time it seemed different? A dram can taste completely different on a quiet winter evening in front of the fire than on a sunny summer afternoon. SENSPLORATION – Professor Charles Spence examines how atmospheric and sensory impressions influence the enjoyment of whisky. It’s an …

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Find your whisky rhythm

Have you always wanted to bring whisky and music into harmony? Admittedly, just like whisky, music will always be a matter of your own particular tastes. In the latest edition of Outturn, you’ll be able to get a bit of inspiration from BBC Radio DJ and SMWS member Vic Galloway. He has assigned a style …

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Elevate your flavour frontier

In the current edition of Outturn, we introduce you to the westernmost distillery in Scotland: Ardnamurchan. Alex Bruce has given us detailed information in the form of an interview. If you would like to hear the recording of the original interview, then I recommend Whisky Talk; you can watch a visual version of the production …

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Embrace new worlds of flavour

In the current issue of Outturn, you will discover two bottlings from the only distillery in Wales that currently produces single malt whisky: 128.12:»Where dwell the brave at heart!”, from a Ruby Port cask, and 128.14: Dark chocolate crémeux, from an Oloroso Butt. At the turn of the millennium, a group of friends from …

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Let the magic unravel

The current issue of Outturn includes some surprises of the kind you’d like to see under your Christmas tree in a few weeks. I am confident you’ll find something to suit your taste. With the BAT.10: Spice Cannon, we are presenting you a true sherry-blended malt. It is made using whiskies from Speyside and the …

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Cotswolds Distillery

In this month we present the first Cotswolds Distillery Society bottling; 146.1: Orangudram. In a short interview, the distillery’s founder and CEO explains how it came about and what makes this distillery so unique. As always, the bottlings from the first barrel of a distillery are extremely sought after and since we only have 18 bottles …

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