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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

Sagamore Spirit: A Modern Approach to American Whiskey

Modern times require modern solutions. This is the case for Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey that has been making waves in the industry lately. Sagamore Spirit is driven to craft the world’s best rye whiskey. Grounded in the legacy of Maryland Rye, the Baltimore-based distillery is inspired by today’s whiskey lovers across the globe. Allow us […]

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Glenlivet: The Fearless Pride of Speyside

  They say it’s fun to break the rules sometimes.. in the case of Glenlivet, breaking the rules back in 1822 meant creating a world-renowned whisky that we all still get to enjoy these modern times.   From Illegal Dram to Worldclass Whisky Glenlivet started out with a badass named George Smith in 1822. George […]

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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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