Pairing Whisky With Food

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In the world of wine, it’s very common to consider what bottles to go with certain foods. In fact, it’s a well-established tradition in the land of foodies. Yet it’s a good deal rarer to find many people in the whisky world considering what whiskies to pair with their foods instead. If you brought it up at many a traditionalist … Read More

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New Lagavulin 8 Year Old – 200th Anniversary


This 8-year-old bottling marks the 200th anniversary of the Lagavulin distillery, one of the most remarkable distilleries home to Islay. An exciting few years for the Island, it was only last year when both Laphroaig and Ardbeg celebrated their big 200. Lagavulin Distillery To begin their celebration, they’ve kicked things off with a Limited Edition 8-Year-Old Single Malt to mark this … Read More

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Malt Of The Month – Glenfarclas 15 Year Old

Our March Malt Of The Month is the Glenfarclas-15-Year-Old, a popular bottling from the family-run distillery in the heart of Speyside, Scotland. In fact, they’re now well into the sixth generation with Brand Ambassador George.S Grant, who joined the company in the year 2000. We like to call this single malt Christmas cake in a glass, as it’s packed with warm fruits and subtle notes of … Read More

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Burns Night Whisky Tasting – Friday 22nd January 2016

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We’re fans of Burn’s night at Nickolls & Perks, celebrating in our cellars year on year. Come along and join us with six single malt Scotch whiskies paired with haggis, neeps and tatties. Times:7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Diageo Special Releases 2015

Diageo Special Releases 2015

It’s that time of year again… The exciting moment when Diageo launch their annual batch of special releases and you’re invited to go and taste them! For those of you who aren’t sure what these bottlings are about, they’re a set of rare whiskies released once a year, some of which are from lost distilleries. Exciting enough? This year they have … Read More

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Compass Box This Is Not a Luxury Whisky / Flaming Heart 15th Anniversary

What could be better than a new Compass Box release? Two Compass Box releases…! When these samples turned up on my desk I was really quite excited, knowing these purveyors of premium blended whiskies always pull out all the stops when bringing new bottlings to the table Kicking things off with Compass Box ‘This Is Not a Luxury Whisky’, is … Read More

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Midlands Whisky Festival – September 2015

Another Midlands Whisky festival has been and gone and boy was it a big one! This September we saw more whisky enthusiasts than ever before to find new distilleries, whisky brands and new bottlings. As it’s that time of year when the distilleries release their new bottlings we were fortunate to be the first to show some of these, such … Read More

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A Bowmore Whisky Tasting With N&P – 26th November at 7.00pm

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A taste of Islay, with Oysters and Chocolate! As the winter months close in on us quicker than ever, we are very excited to hold a Bowmore Whisky tasting presented by UK Brand Ambassador for Bowmore, Jane Ashley. We will be tasting 6 glorious drams from Bowmore in the 16th Century cellars at Nickolls & Perks. We are also giving … Read More

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Glenfarclas Family Cask #1448: The Spirit of Speyside

The Glenfarclas distillery has been dedicated to making whisky in the time-honoured Speyside style since its official foundation in 1836. The name Glenfarclas has since become synonymous with great whisky from Speyside, ensuring that they were named 2006 Distillery of the Year by Whisky Magazine, and that they are a permanent fixture in the publication’s Most Collectible Whisky category. The … Read More

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