Out and About

Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar at SMWS Queen Street

This summer, the Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s flagship venue at 28 Queen Street had a complete refurbishment. Spiral stairway at SMWS, 28 Queen Street The members room and restaurant were each moved up a floor, leaving ground floor free to host a new whisky bar; Kaleidoscope. Queen Street has been open to non-members for over a […]


White Stag 2: The Doubling?

The Isle of Arran Distillery releases the new White Stag expression next week; this is the second release which is ‘exclusively’ available to those in the White Stag community i.e. signed up to their website. The Arran White Stag First Release (© Isle of Arran Distillery) Last year’s First Release was unbelievably popular with eager […]


“The Exceptional” whiskies by Sutcliffe & Son

“The Exceptional” is a range of whiskies by American independent bottlers Sutcliffe & Son and we were given the opportunity to sample them as part of a tweet tasting hosted by The Whisky Wire. The Exceptional releases consist of small batch blends which are married in first-fill Oloroso Sherry casks. The range was originally introduced […]