Whisky reviews of various whiskies all over the world

Welcome to WhiskyRant! A blog written by a Finnish whisky aficionado – containing lots of whisky reviews, tips and news.
July 12, 2016
Valamo Monastery and Herman's vineyard logo

Valamo Monastery Distillery – Whisky matured in Church Wine casks

“Valamo Monastery Distillery – Heavenly spirits from Valamo” States Arto Liimatta, one of the owners of Valamon Viiniherman and Hermannin Viinitila (Hermanni Winery). Latter being the company which provides Valamo Monastery the wine casks for whisky maturing. And not just any wine casks – we’re talking about church wine casks. […]
February 1, 2016
Whisky with ice

Whisky with ice – to have or not to have?

Everyone knows the old debate regarding whisky and ice. To have or not to have whisky with ice – that’s the question. We all know the famous expression “on the rocks”, which means drinking alcohol with few ice cubes to cool it. This is also a very popular way to […]
January 13, 2016
Lemmy drink

Lemmy is the new Jack and Coke

It’s official, from now on, you can call Jack (Daniel’s) and Coke Lemmy. There’s been lots of Lemmy petitions around the internet lately. For example, last week Metal Injection were told to push things forward for getting heavy metal to be named after Lemmy. Fans also started petitioning that the […]

Whisky reviews

WhiskyRant has over 200 whisky reviews and plenty of useful information about the industry. You can read about whisky related products and tips as well. Mainly this blog has reviews and tasting notes of whiskies all over the world. Finnish whisky is very much in the spotlight.

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Because this is a blog written by a Finnish guy, you’ll get lots of information about Finnish whiskies in English. That is something rare when thinking about whisky blogs.

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October 22, 2016

Edradour Hand Made Whisky Fudge review

Had a chance to taste some handmade whisky fudge by Gardiners of Scotland, a company famous for Scottish fudge and traditional confectionery. They’ve manufactured delicious fudge laced with Edradour Highland single malt whisky and presented in a protective oval gift tin. Package size is300g/10.5oz. I’ve tasted whisky chocolate and whisky […]
July 19, 2016
The Macallan Ice Ball Maker

Ice ball machine for making big spheres – cools fast and dilutes slow

Cirrus and Macallan ice ball machine sets are perfect for sculpting well rounded and large ice spheres for your drink. You have probably read about the Japanese ice ball sculpting skills. I recently made an article about usage of ice with whisky, you can read the backstory about Japanese culture and ice, […]
July 18, 2016
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible review

Whisky Bible by Jim Murray – controversial but necessary?

Jim Murray is the author of Whisky Bible – a controversial, yet comprehensive whisky publication. Each year Whisky Bible offers new ratings and lots to talk about. Jim Murray has said that he fiercely guards his independence and honesty. Two factors, which have often been doubted by whisky enthusiasts. I […]


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