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Whisky of the Week • 9 September 2021

BENRIACH THE SMOKY TWELVE In a line of five impressive expressions of BenRiach last night, The Smoky Twelve was wafting famously back and forth in Famous Treasure, the Chinese restaurant on Level 2 of Capitol Piazza. With its rich but controlled smokiness, The Smoky Twelve – already outstanding on its …

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Whisky of the Week • 8 July 2021

The Epicurean Rivesaltes Edition Only 546 bottles (700 ml) were produced for the entire world. Singapore snatched 6 of them. Available only at the ExciseMan (#02-27 Esplanade Mall), the pricing is S$18++ (30 ml) or S$27++ (60 ml). It goes without saying a double represents great value. The top-hat character on the …

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Whisky of the Week • Bowmore 15 Years

Whisky is irresistible. It is almost always my last drink of the day. With music, a book, or staring into space. Bowmore is one such wonderful purpose. The Islay distillery has an outlook that trills and resonates with every fibre of my soul. “It’s what we choose to do with …

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Whisky of the Week • Highland Park Valknut

Highland Park Senior Brand Ambassador Martin Markvardsen Of the three expressions in Highland Park Viking Legend series, the second – Valknut – is my favourite. The word translates as “knot of those slain in battle”. Valknut celebrates camaraderie, union of purpose, a shared destiny. In 2019, Valknut won Double Gold …

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Whisky of the Week • The Glenlivet

The Glenlivet is situated in ravishing Speyside Speyside is a magical place in north-east Scotland. A Bordeaux comparison could be Pauillac. Not in geography nor climate but in the sheer number of great distilleries as the Médoc commune reciprocates with chateaux. The Macallan, Cardhu, Glen Grant, Strathisla, Glenfarclas, Cragganmore – just to name a few – and, of course, The Glenlivet which …

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