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Glenmorangie captures the joy of cake in a whisky

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Inspired by favourite memories of baking, birthdays and more, Glenmorangie’s multiple award-winning Director of Whisky Creation, Dr Bill Lumsden, found himself musing over how some of his most joyful recollections involved cake – from baking with his granny, to the pineapple upside down cake his daughter made him for his birthday.

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Bourbon IS Whiskey

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Although whiskey is the overarching category of spirits that comprises bourbon, scotch, and rye, there is often confusion over the distinction between each, with common errors even made by seasoned whiskey drinkers.

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Liqueur vs Liquor

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Not just ‘liquor’ with a French accent, ‘liqueur’ is made with distilled spirits and additional flavourings such as sugar, fruits, herbs, and spices to give a purposely sweet taste. ‘Liquor’ describes any distilled beverage and can serve as a base spirit for liqueurs.

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Recipe: Tully Whiskey Sour

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Impress your friends with this simple cocktail recipe celebrating Tullamore D.E.W., the original triple blend of Irish whiskey.

Tullamore D.E.W. Whiskey Sours

2 tot Tullamore D.E.W.
1 tot sugar syrup
1 tot lemon juice
3 dashes bitters

Add all ingredients to a shaker and shake well. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with an orange twist. Enjoy!

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SOUTH AFRICAN ARTIST CHOSEN FOR GLOBAL HENNESSY CAMPAIGN

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For the tenth annual Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition, the Maison Hennessy is proud to announce its global collaboration with the street-turned-studio artist Faith XLVII – the first South African artist to be part of the series.

As the guest artist for the tenth annual Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition, Faith XLVII is also the first female voice to join the Limited Editions series; a formidable artistic lineage that features internationally acclaimed talents such as Felipe Pantone, Vhils, JonOne, Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, Futura and Kaws.

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Introducing Ardbeg Wee Beastie

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From September of this year, South African whisky lovers will get the chance to experience the latest permanent expression to join the Ardbeg core range – Ardbeg Wee Beastie. And at just 5 years old, this feisty and intensely powerful smoky whisky is untamed by age.

As the most awarded smoky single malt whisky in the world Ardbeg one is right to be excited about this new expression. Ardbeg has in fact been voted ‘World Whisky of the Year’ 4 times out of the last 7 years, the distillery was voted world’s best distillery in 2019 and the distiller Dr Bill Lumsden has been awarded Master Distiller of the year a record four times.

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