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Taste Twenty Trial - 5. Whyte & Mackay's whisky

Published December 4, 2010

Taste Twenty Trial - 5. Whyte & Mackay's whisky

Now, I’m going to have to be upfront and honest here, it’s not proper whisky. It’s a whisky and cola, pre-made and sold to me in a can. I’m sorry in advance. I was browsing in the supermarket and stumbled across this whole section of alcohol that I hadn’t noticed before - the sort of pre-mixed cans as pictured above. There’s everything from rum to Jack Daniels to gin and tonic, and I was impressed.

The Piddle taste test

Published August 29, 2010

The Piddle taste test

A while back, I pondered the state of things in Dorset, where they drink beer from the Piddle Brewery. Fast forward a few months, and my Dad presents me with three bottles as a house-warming present. Here we have: Piddle in a bottle Jimmy Riddle in a bottle Little Willie Naturally, the next step was a taste test. Piddle in a Bottle - At first I thought it just tasted like lager, but then I got the aftertaste and realised the bitterness of the ale.