What You Missed at The Whisky Show

If you’re a whisky fiend like us and missed the Whisky Show in London in September this year, we suggest you make plans to attend the next one. Shane Batchler tells us what we missed.

Watering Holes with Bose

We’ve been to bars all over the world. We’ve looked under rocks and found gems. We’ve met bartenders who make our hearts sing. And we’ve made friends who have stood the test of time….and shots!

Watering Holes with Charmaine

Not too long ago, a friend and I were stumbling across Singapore city hitting up all the best bars and downing libations like they were going out of style. At the very end of this long excursion, we predictably found ourselves perched at the bar at 28HKS. Long time heavyweight 28HKS needs no introduction if…

1880 SINGAPORE – Cocktails, Coalition, and More

Stuffy cigar rooms. Formidable mahogany doors. Chesterfield sofas. Suited men drinking whisky and laughing loudly. Barely any women in sight. Typical descriptions of every members’ club, right? Wrong.

Cenosillicaphobia: Fear of an Empty Glass

“Wisdom is knowing when you have enough”, said Marty Rubin. We ask, what is ‘enough’?  But for the young Shane Batchler, this question could be excruciatingly difficult to answer.

Dream a Little Dram with Whisky Me

If you are anything like us, you know what it feels like to want to try every possible whisky that shows promise. Sometimes however, this obsession isn’t the most practical, because honestly, how many of us can really get a bottle of each fine dram when there are so many?

A Japanese Affair in the Heart of London

There are few things as precious as a rare Japanese whisky. Laced with the exoticism of the far east and aged to perfection, some Japanese whiskies are a gem worth saving for posterity…or your next visit to the bar.