Whisky of the Week

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Tag: Hankey Bannister

How to pair Pizza and Whisky this weekend!

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Some time ago I found the National Day Calendar that lists all the National Days celebrated in the USA.  O my word!  It has been a fabulous source of inspiration.  There are monthly observations listed, daily celebrations and even National Week observations.  The month of March is National Peanut Month, Umbrella Month, Frozen Food Month and Celery Month.  Celery is just too healthy and probably a bit strange to pair with whisky.  So I decided to theme my month of March as “take way food and drinks”.  Yes, the other side of the spectrum.  This month I am pairing a few great drams with well known fast foods.  And first up is my personal favorite – PIZZA and whisky.

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Hankey Bannister 12 yo blended whisky

Hankey Bannister 12 yo blended whisky

I have seen the brand Hankey Bannister around for a few years, but nothing really enticed me to try it. That was until John was invited to a Hankey Bannister tasting at Bogeta in Parkhurst. The beautiful little restaurant is owned by Saverio and has an impressive collection of whiskies.  Margaret Clarke, the Senior Brand Manager came to SA to introduce this blended Scottish whisky, to whisky lovers.   She not only had the Hankey Bannister 12 yo and 25 yo available to taste, but also shared the rare Hankey Bannister 40 yo release with them.

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