I’m probably the last one to write about the Bacardi Legacy finals in Hong Kong this, but I do have one advantage that none of the lifestyle magazines had. I witnessed everything as the MC for the competition, and so I can tell exactly how it all went down.
It feels like everytime I write a new post, I make an apology for not writing sooner. None so far have yet to measure to the delay of this post, however, as the event I’m covering now happened all the way back in February. Seriously though, between finals, papers, consulting projects (for both bar and otherwise), travel to various cocktail-friendly locales, and moving house, I’ve been swamped.
Almost everyday, we hear of a new spirit making its way to the market. Of particular prolificacy are gins, vodkas, and rums. Even tequilas, to a lesser extent, have been given the silicon valley start-up treatment, and are appearing on the market in an ever increasing number of brands. However, one category that has been noticeably lacking in new entrants is scotch whisky. In the past decade or so, Isle of Arran distillers has been one of the few truly new distillers of scotch whisky