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Welcome to the second instalment of my whisky tasting season blog and thank you for coming back.
My advice would be to pour a dram and light up then sit back and read on. Hopefully you will finish reading before you finish smoking. I did try to condense as much as possible but really struggled to keep the word count down. Can you let me know if is too long and I’ll try to keep future blogs shorter.
I got back from Glasgow on Sunday and have just about recovered. Too
Hi, I have a few whisky tasting events booked for the remainder of the year and thought it might be interesting to do a sort of diary of the events.
Whisky tasting events are quite like exhibitions. Spirit companies bring some of their current products for the visitors to taste and discuss and in some cases review. The whisky on offer ranges from special editions, aged and rare whiskies, whiskies new to the market and whiskies that have been available for a while. These present a great
Another famous question. You go out, buy a HUGE humidor that you will never be able to fill up. This way you will never run out of space, but is there any drawbacks?
Yes, if your humidor is designed to hold a large quantity of cigars (e.g. 200) and you only have a few cigars in it (e.g. 40) then your cigars will absorb all of the extra moisture that was meant to be absorbed by the other cigars. This can cause them to become over-humidified leading to some pretty major issues.
Updated 02-08-2011 at 11:53 AM by jaypays
I was emailed this question a while back, and I thought that I would post a reply on here in case anyone else needed help.
Over-humidification is a very common problem, and usually there are measures that can be put into place to save the cigars. The key is to check the humidity levels regularly so you can spot over or under humidification at an early stage.
To fix over-humidification you should get some cedar strips (can be purchased from a lot of cigar shops or
Updated 02-08-2011 at 11:52 AM by jaypays
This Saturday saw myself and the other half go down to the City Arms in the centre of Cardiff to try some of the Real Ale’s that they have available. The City Arms over the last few years has gained a following amongst Real Ale lovers in the capital due to the guest Ale’s they have in stock.
Along with the guest Ale’s, the City Arms run events, and even a Beer Club. Only two weeks ago they held a week long American Beer Festival, where they had a range of U.S. Beers on Tap, along