Whisky Chat

The Angels Share

The “Angels’ share” is a term for the portion (share) of a  whisky that is lost to evaporation during aging in oak barrels. This can amount to 2% per year. In low humidity conditions, the loss to evaporation may be primarily  water. However, in higher humidities, more alcohol than water will evaporate, therefore reducing the alcoholic strength of the product. […]

Going Against the Grain

Haig Club is the much anticipated David Beckham endorsed single grain whisky, produced at Cameronbridge distillery. A combination of first-fill, rejuvenated and refill bourbon barrel-matured whiskies are used and Beckham, along with Simon Fuller, is very much involved in the development of the Haig Club brand. The Haig dynasty meanwhile is the stuff of legend, with […]

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