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Hands-on With The Laurent Ferrier Galet Traveller: A Timepiece to Help the Jet Set Gather Their Bearings in Style

On December 17, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Laurent Ferrier Galet Traveller: Laurent Ferrier is just one of the younger independent brands that I’ve come to know and respect for their timepieces, one of the others being F.P. Journe that I looked at just a couple of weeks ago right here. Their timepieces, though from the outside look simple have been well thought-out […]

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Aultmore 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch

On December 15, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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A couple of weeks ago, the very generous people over at Dewar’s sent over one of the latest whiskies from their little – so to speak – project called ‘Last Great Malts’. Aultmore is often used to go into blends and referred to as the icing on the cake, because it is that good, though there has been […]

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Hands-On With The A.Lange & Söhne Langematik Perpetual, A Timepiece That Showcases Lange’s Watchmaking Prowess

On December 10, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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A.Lange & Söhne Langematik Perpetual: So if you read our Lange factory visit we posted a couple of months back, then you’ll know that while we were there we managed to snap a few of our favourite Lange timepieces. While everybody has their favourites among the Lange collection “Langematik” does not roll off the tongue as […]

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The Balvenie 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

On December 8, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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The Balvenie 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch: So as you may have read from our previous tasting notes, we got around to sampling a lot of Balvenie scotch and you can read the notes on The Balvenie Sherry Cask 15 year-old Single Barrel Scotch and Traditional Oak 25 year-old Single Barrel Scotch, which could probably go down […]

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Hands-On with the F.P. Journe Chronometre Optimum (Live Images & Pricing)

On December 3, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 4 Comments
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F.P. Journe Chronometre Optimum: F.P. Journe, where do you start? Mention the name F.P. Journe to any WIS (Watch Idiot Savant) and their ears will prick up and their eyes will be filled with glee and their lips will moisten. Why you may ask? Well, F.P. Journe in my opinion creates some of the most […]

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The Balvenie 25 Year Old Single Barrel Traditional Oak Scotch

On December 1, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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So if you read our post a couple of weeks ago on The Balvenie Sherry Cask 15 year-old Single Barrel Scotch, then you’ll know we managed to sample some top-notch drops of Balvenie and even had the chance to sample drams that are no longer in production along side some seriously aged Scotch. Another one of the […]

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Hands-On With The Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Calibre 2253 (Live Images and Pricing)

On November 26, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle 2253: As you may have been aware from the last article we wrote on the Chronograph reference 4178, when we visited the Vacheron Boutique on London’s Bond Street a few weeks back, while there we also looked at a few other VC’s among this. Only very few watch brands come to mind when […]

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Craigellachie 23 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

On November 24, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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Craigellachie 23 Year Old Single Malt Scotch: We’ve looked at this 13yo Craigellachie and the 17yo Craigellachie, and as mentioned before, Craigellachie, like most distilleries, had spent its life providing fillings for blends. This isn’t unusual. After all, 90% of the Scotch whisky sold globally is blended. Malt distilleries, by and large, exist to provide liquid for […]

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