The Pot Still Whiskey Blog

From reviews to advice and stories from behind the scenes, the Pot Still posts will keep you up to date in the world of whiskey. From analysis to beginners guides.
Single Malt

Yamazaki 12 Year Single Malt 100th Anniversary

I first tried Yamazaki 12 Single Malt and Yamazaki 18 Single Malt on my honeymoon in Kyoto, Japan. My wife and I were...

American Whiskey

The World's Most Exclusive Whiskeys: Rare Bottles and Legendary Distilleries

I've put a list together here, to explore the world's most exclusive whiskeys, delving into the stories behind their...

Irish Whiskey

What Are The Different Whiskey Types?

Whiskey is a popular alcoholic beverage made from fermented grains such as barley, corn, rye, or wheat. The type of...

Irish Whiskey

Whiskey for Beginners

The resurgence, the revival, the renaissance and more of Whiskey, there’s a whole wide world of whiskey out there, but...

Japanese Whisky

Hibiki Japanese Harmony Whisky Review

Hibiki Japanese Harmony is a multi-layered whisky. It pours as a bright amber, with notes of citrus, honey, lychee,...


Japanese Whisky's New Regulations

The main reason for these Japanese Whisky's New Regulations is aimed at curbing the spread of products labeled as...

Japanese Whisky

Nikka From The Barrel Review

For those who have never tried a Japanese whisky, you could do a lot worse than start with a Nikka From The Barrel.

Japanese Whisky

White Oak Akashi Blended Whisky

Akashi White Oak Blended Whisky has been the subject of some controversy. This is due to regulations around additives...

Japanese Whisky

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky is not a Japanese Bourbon or even Japanese Corn Whiskey. This is quite something...else....