Tag: Black Bull

Newcomers Whisky Club May Event: Spring Cleaning

  “The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky.  By diligent effort, I learned to like it.” – Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister   Last night was our Newcomers Whisky Club May meeting – and a great big thank you to Rich and Laurie for opening up their home …

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Whisky Review: Black Bull 40 yo, Batch 3

  As the story goes, the idea for Black Bull blended Scotch whisky came to George Willsher, a Dundee grocer, in 1864. Grocers in Scotland commonly also sold spirits, and frequently created their own blended whiskies for sale (Dewar’s, Johnnie Walker are two well-known whiskies that started in the same way!) George Willsher’s vision was …

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