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Find out what happened at last year's Whisky Exchange Whisky Show
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Testing #hoffsome...
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Boo.  See you tonight.
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Shiny calendar thing, shared so they'll unlock more themes so I can make it look less ugly
Qbix is going to change the world through building better tools for people.
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It has to be new American oak by law.
 
Does anybody know what kind of oak your typical bourbon is aged in?
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I hold myself to a higher standard than I do distillers :) Ta muchly.
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I wrote a thing. In it I get annoyed at Creme Eggs. And people who are annoyed at Creme Eggs.
Cadbury's Creme Eggs are no longer the same. There is literally nothing left to live for. We must have revolution.
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Damn tolerance!

That said, I imagine significant confusion for the average Brit when confronted with a Dajm bar.

cf Nintendo Wii... :)
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A negroni (of any colour) without ice feels wrong, but at least this gives me an excuse to stick a bianco vermouth in my fridge. I am still embarassed by my love of the bianco...
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Isn't it time you tidied up behind your computer desk?
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We're doing some free prize draws on +The Whisky Exchange website. 24 of them. One a day until Christmas eve. Just enter your email and click submit to enter
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Drinks writer, web editor, occasionally a coder.
Employment
  • The Whisky Exchange
    Web Content Editor, 2011 - present
  • FactSet Europe Ltd
    Software Engineer, 2000 - 2011
  • Hewlett Packard
    Intern, 1994 - 1994
  • Applied Psychology Research
    Software Developer, 2000 - 2000
  • Cloudband
    Support Engineer, 1999 - 1999
  • The Corporation of London
    Developer and Network Engineer, 1999 - 2000
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London
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Horsham - Vienna
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Drinks writer. Occasional Coder. Hat lover. Meat robot.
Introduction
I'm a London based drinks writer working for The Whisky Exchange as a Web Content Editor. I'm also a coder (and just stopped doing it for beer money after a decade), computer game podcaster, film fan, amateur cook and lover of hats.

I also write a booze blog when I get time.
Education
  • Cranbrook
    1996
  • Cranbrook School
  • Imperial College
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Billy Abbott's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Festive prize draw every day with TWE's Fine Spirits and Whisky Advent C...
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From December 1st to December 24th we're doing a new prize draw each day at The Whisky Exchange. 24 days on our Advent Calendar, 24 great pr

Who Decides What We Drink? - Billy's Booze Blog
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Some ill informed thoughts on the wonders of the interaction of booze companies, drinkers and why we drink what we do.

My Antonia - Birra del Borgo & Dogfish Head - Billy's Booze Blog
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Some thoughts on Birra del Borgo and Dogfish Head's collaborative brew, My Antonia.

Sullivans Cove Double Cask and American Oak - Billy's Booze Blog
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A pair of whiskies from Hobart's Sullivans Cove - the flagship Double Cask and 'Best Whisky in the World' American Cask

Jack Daniel's Double Gold Medal Whiskey
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A very special Jack Daniel's presentation pack celebrating Lynchburg's finest's Gold Medal - winning exploits in two London competitions a c

Isle of Arran 18th Birthday Tasting - The Whisky Exchange Whisky Blog
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Enrico tells us about our recent tasting at TWE Vinopolis, celebrating the Isle of Arran Distillery's 18th birthday.

Quick Tastings - #EBBC13 - Billy's Booze Blog
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Some final beers from #EBBC13 - the 2013 European Beer Bloggers Conference. The 'keynote' beer and a few from the Speed Blogging session.

Pilsner Urquell: Filtered and Unfiltered - #EBBC13
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Head to head - the regular Pilsner Urquell and its unrefined, unfiltered, no-CO2-added brother, poured from a wooden cask.

Black Tot Day Rums : Buy Online - The Whisky Exchange
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Dark rum and Navy rum for Black Tot Day: July 31st. Drink some grog and celebrate Naval tradition on 31st July this year.

#LastDrinkOfTheWeek - The Churchill - Billy's Booze Blog
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After a recent beer obsession, a cocktail to end/start the week - The Churchill. Sweet vermouth and citrus?

#LastDrinkOfTheWeek - Brodie's London Fields Pale Ale
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Some tasting notes for Brodie's London Fields Pale Ale, tasted at the Epping and Ongar Railway real ale weekend. I quite like trains.

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Futurama. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. This article is about the television series. For the exhibit a

A.E.Dor 8 y.o. VSOP Grande Champagne Cognac - Buy online Vintage Cognac,...
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Floral tones with a light but charming style. It is a blend of several different cognacs all of the same age. This is a cognac which we have

Reeps One, Beardyman and MC Zani beatbox for cancer
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Reeps One, Beardyman and MC Zani beatbox for cancer. Beat box champions support the Anthony Nolan charity, encouraging people to donate stem

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[edit] Work. In 1669 Sylvius founded the first academic chemical laboratory. For this reason, the building in which much of the Leiden Unive

What are Early day motions? - UK Parliament
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Early day motions (EDMs) are formal motions submitted for debate in the House of Commons. However, very few EDMs are actually debated.

Scotch whisky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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There are two basic types of Scotch whisky, from which all blends are made: Single malt Scotch whisky means a Scotch whisky produced from on