Pleasure April 2021
Justerini & Brooks: The Rarest of Them All
Established in 1749, Justerini & Brooks are fine wine and spirit merchants with a penchant in particular for some of the most beautiful whiskies one can own — if you’re lucky enough. The Rake had the pleasure of speaking to the Head of Rare & Collectable Whiskies, Tod Bradbury.
Pleasure February 2019
Dram On: The Whisky Revolution
Fraser Campbell, Global Ambassador for Dewar’s, talks to The Rake about how the world of whisky is changing and what the future holds for the dram.
Pleasure October 2018
The Oenophile: The Macallan's Dram Buster
Tim Triptree, Master of Wine and Christie’s International Director of Wine opines on the upcoming auction of one of The Macallan’s most sought-after single-malts ever produced.
Pleasure April 2017
Alfresco 64 – A Chivas Bar: Taking Luxury to New Heights
The highest whisky bar in the world has just opened in Bangkok – but is the sky really the limit? The Rake finds out.
Pleasure February 2017
Barley to Bottle: Bruichladdich's Troika of Tens
Bruichladdich is a Hebridean distillery that carries hundreds of years of heritage into the modern world of luxury, and with the recent release of their limited edition ten-year-old whiskies, The…
Craft November 2016
Invest: Antique Louis Vuitton Whisky Trunk
Behold, Rake readers, this portable whisky traveller case, crafted through the mentality of savoir-faire by luxury house Louis Vuitton, is something every whisky connoisseur should have in his arsenal. Made circa…
Pleasure August 2015
Hidden Depths: the Bruichladdich Octomore 07.1
The world of fine whiskies is deeply traditional. It is therefore rather refreshing when a distiller does something a little differently.