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Riza is SMPH's resident content writer and whisky researcher. For the past three years, she has been learning from SMPH Whisky Experts as well as from Master Blenders around the world. Her writing intends to share amazing whisky knowledge + experiences with Singlemalt fans and the like. e-mail: riza@leads.ph

Cheers to Royalty: The First Luxury Whisky In the World?

People often associate whisky with pleasure and luxury. However, for some, certain whisky brands are more worth splurging than others. Have you ever wondered which whisky bottles are considered luxurious? Well, we might not know the exact bottles but we sure know which ones are the first. The world’s first luxury whisky took the world […]

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What’s the Perfect Gift for Dad? Here’s What We Think

  Need a gift for that special someone (could be yourself 😀)?? Father’s Day is coming up and we’re here to help. We know that it’s hard to find that perfect gift for dad. But luckily for you, we know our whisky…. so you’re in safe hands. Also, don’t forget to finish this article because […]

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Independent Whisky Bottlings.. What are they?

  Have you ever seen an Independent Whisky Bottling? If you have been exploring the world of whisky for a while now, chances are, you have already come across the term “Independent Bottling” and wondered what it exactly means. For today’s blog, we’re going to discuss the difference between an Independent and Official Whisky Bottling […]

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How to Taste Whisky for Beginners

If you’re new to the world of whisky, chances are, you’re feeling overwhelmed by the idea of tasting it the right way. Unlike other beverages, whisky is meant to be tasted in a certain way for you to appreciate the years and expertise behind making it. So.. how do you taste it exactly? Grab your […]

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New Whiskies to Try for 2021

It’s the start of another amazing year and we’re ready to give you memorable whisky experiences! They say that an amazing adventure begins with a single step.. For us, an amazing adventure begins with a single sip! So.. for 2021, why not get out of your comfort zone and try out new whiskies that you […]

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