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Whisky Suggest App improvements (& WIN!)

Earlier this year, we asked for your opinion about the Whisky Suggest App. We received heaps of praise, but a lot of useful feedback, too. This included several comments about the whisky search. The app’s whisky search results were not optimal, so we gave our developers one important task: fix it. During the past few weeks, we’ve implemented a few changes that make whisky searching a lot easier. We updated the search algorithm and added a bunch of new barcodes, so both the barcode and text search have improved significantly. Try the app & WIN whisky We’re very curious to… Read More

Whisky Bottle Photo Tips

The option to upload your own photo of whiskies that don’t have a photo yet, is a popular feature in our Whisky Suggest App. We’ve received hundreds of bottle photos, but because of quality issues, we had to reject a few dozen, unfortunately. Want to make sure that your photo is accepted, and visible in the Whisky Suggest App? It’s easy, with these simple tips. 1. Good lighting Dark photos obviously are not ideal, but an overexposed bottle can be hard to read, too. Try taking photos during the day for the best daylight results. 2. Steady hands Shaky hands… Read More

And the winners are…

If you sent us your iTunes of Google Play review between January 21st and February 21st, you had the chance to win a bottle of delicious Caol Ila 25 or Glenlivet XXV. We are very, very happy with all the kind words, useful tips and feedback we received. Our task list is now longer than ever, but all the reviews have really helped to prioritize this list. Thank you all! The winners of the 25 year old whiskies are… Laddie_grl and Max – congratulations! They’ve been informed about their new whiskies, which will be sent out to Portugal and… Read More

Review our app and win!

Earlier this month, we announced the release of our new whisky app. Hopefully you’ve already downloaded it and used it to explore and discover great whiskies. If not, we’d definitely recommend you to do so. Why, you ask? Because it could win you a bottle of excellent whisky!   Review the Whisky Suggest app and win! And not just any whisky. If you review our app and send us your feedback, you have the chance to win a bottle of Caol Ila 25 Year Old, or a bottle of Glenlivet XXV. And you can pick the… Read More

Major Whisky Suggest App update

About six months ago, the first beta version of the Whisky Suggest App was released. During the past few months, we’ve received a lot of feedback and we’re really happy that most of it was (very) positive. The majority of the tips and feedback has been used to improve the app, and a new version is now available in Google Play. This new version will be available in the iOS App Store within a few days, too. New home screen design We’ve moved all different search options and other features to a sidebar menu. The home screen now displays the… Read More

Whisky Cask Finishes

Whiskies are generally matured in either American or European oak barrels, but some whiskies are finished in other types of casks. This can have a major influence on the nose, flavour and color of the whisky. We’ve compiled an overview of the most common cask finishes, and listed the flavour- and color effect of these additional maturation periods. Visit this page to learn more about whisk(e)y cask finishes and the influence on the whisky and its color. Read More

Whisky Rumours: July Edition

In the United States, all alcoholic beverage manufacturers must submit the labels of their products to the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for approval. These labels are published on the TTB website under the Freedom of Information Act, which means that they’re available to see before the whiskies are released. Although it’s definitely not a guarantee that the submitted labels will actually end up on whisky bottles, or that these bottles will be released in any other country than the US, it is very interesting to look at. We all love rumours, right? These are some… Read More

What to do with empty whisky bottles

You can throw away empty whisky bottles, but why not let your favorite bourbon or Scotch bottle reincarnate as a lantern, soap dispenser or bird feeder? These are some of the most creative ways to re-use an empty whisky bottle. Turn it into a lamp You can do this the hard way, by cutting up a bottle and using a bulb and wire, or use one of these rechargeable LED cork lights. Either way, it definitely brightens up every man cave. You can re-use your whiskey bottle as a lamp base or as a pendant light, whatever you prefer. Read More

Announcing the Whisky Suggest App

We are very, very proud to announce something that we’ve worked on for quite some time: the Whisky Suggest App for iOS and Android.       Scan a bottle, see the flavors Discover the world’s most accurate whisky flavor profiles. Use the barcode scanner to easily find out what a whisky tastes like and get personalized whisky recommendations. After analysing well over 75,000 whisky reviews and tasting notes, WhiskySuggest has created unique and highly detailed Flavor Profiles. Use these flavor profiles to: Find whiskies by flavor. We have over 250 flavors to choose from. Find a whisky that is… Read More

The 7 Best Whisky Museums

Some museums have permanent whisky expositions, or are even fully dedicated to whisky. And not just in Scotland, but all over the world. These are our favourite whisky museums with exhibitions that are not limited to just one or only a few whisky brands. Irish Whiskey Museum, Dublin The Irish Whiskey Museum offers an interactive, ultra-modern whiskey tour in the Irish capital. Admission rates start at €15, but this includes a three-course Irish whiskey tasting.   Dufftown Whisky Museum, Dufftown While most Scottish distilleries have their own visitor centres and in-house museums, the village of Dufftown also has… Read More