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IN FOCUS: Hands-On with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic 1958

On March 4, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic 1958: A few weeks back we managed to get hands-on with the watch manufacturer’s tribute model that, arguably, was one of their best to date. Of course we are talking about Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Geophysic. Inspired by the classic and historic wristwatch made in 1958. Whilst watch brands are churning out tribute after tribute, admittedly […]

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Dewar’s Signature Blended Scotch Whisky

On March 2, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Dewar’s Signature Blended Scotch: Last year we looked at the 12 year old special reserve and the 18-year-old double aged – and we also enlightened you about how John Dewar came up with an ingenious plan to make sure Dewar’s Scotch Whisky was known around the world. In case you are unaware, Dewar’s pioneered their own double-aging process […]

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Introducing the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M James Bond Spectre Limited Edition

On February 25, 2015 by J.M. Burrowes 0 Comment
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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond Spectre: Before the annual Baselworld international trade show doors open, Omega SA have taken it upon themselves to epitomise one of the largest grossing and well-known film characters of all time. A Mr Bond…James Bond. Of course James Bond is no stranger to a trusty and faithful timepiece and […]

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Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch, An Oldie but a Goodie!

On February 23, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch: We’ve looked at Bunnahabhain before and in fact the 18yo we tasted last year was by far one of our favourite Islay scotches we tasted. Pronounced Bu-na-ha-venn, their whiskies are fondly well-known for their wonderfully gentle and warming taste, which differentiates them from other Islay whiskies. While we are well […]

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Hands-on With The A.Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Time Zone

On February 18, 2015 by J.M. Burrowes 1 Comment
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Lange 1 Time Zone: As you may have already read, last year we visited the A.Lange & Söhne manufacture in the humble town of Gläshutte and while there we decided to shoot a few pieces, one of them being this beautiful Lange 1 Time Zone. The first thought that came to mind about the Lange 1 […]

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The Glenlivet Founders Reserve Single Malt Scotch

On February 16, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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The Glenlivet Founders Reserve Single Malt Scotch: We’ve looked at our fair share of The Glenlivet Scotch and you can read those tasting notes here, here, here and here. Last week we were generously invited to a tasting of the newly anticipated The Glenlivet Founders Reserve. Luckily for us we were amongst the first people to sample […]

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IN-FOCUS: Hands-on with The Zenith El Primero Original 1969, A tribute to the A386 that strikes a nostalgic chord

On February 11, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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Zenith El Primero Original 1969: What is there to say about the El Primero? Quite a lot really. You see, we’re talking about one of the most important manufactures in history that produced, arguably, one of the most important watch movements of the 20th century. As we all know, chronographs have been around since the […]

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Clynelish 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

On February 9, 2015 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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Clynelish 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch: Rewind a couple of months back to when I was stood dumbfounded in the pop-up Whisky Shop, in London’s Westfield shopping centre, by this Scotch you see before you – why? We’ll get to that but first, some brief information on this rather interesting distillery located in the middle of nowhere, which […]

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