Type: Bourbon Distillery: Jim Beam Region: Kentucky, USA Age: 6-8 years ABV: 60.5 – 65.3% Average Price: $65-90 Peat’s Thoughts: There is no question about it: Booker’s is hands down my favourite bourbon. Coming out of the Jim Beam distillery, this gorgeous barrel proof whiskey is the epitome of flavour, power and most importantly, balance. What makes Booker’s so special though … More Booker’s

Elijah Craig 23 Year Single Barrel

Type: Bourbon Distillery: Heaven Hill Region: Kentucky, USA Age: 23 years ABV: 45% Average Price: $200 Peat’s Thoughts: The barrels for Elijah Craig 23 year are drawn from the middle floors of the rick houses, where the effects of long aging are mitigated by the more moderate temperature fluctuations. This careful barrel selection, draw from Heaven Hill’s inventory of over one … More Elijah Craig 23 Year Single Barrel

So you want to be a whisky drinker? 5 steps to becoming one.

Drinking whisky is a lot like having sex. The more you do it, the better you get at it, because, well, practice makes perfect. And if you never become perfect, you can at least take comfort in the fact that the practice will never stop being fun. With this in mind, you would think that … More So you want to be a whisky drinker? 5 steps to becoming one.


Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Coco Chanel, Marc Jacobs and now… Dr. Bill Lumsden? Scotch drinkers everywhere were probably just as surprised, and yet intrigued, as I was by the notion of one of the most beloved distilleries and whisky brands taking their talents from the barrel rooms to runways. But what would this new must-have item … More #BeyondtheCask