the whiskey chaps

Whiskey reviews, news and resources

‘The Whiskey Chaps’ is a whiskey resource, conceived from a passion for all things ‘whiskey’: Scotch whisky, Irish whiskey, English whisky, Welsh whisky, Swedish whisky, Taiwanese whisky…..you name it, we’ll try it, discuss it and share our tasting notes on it!

The word whiskey or whiskey refers to a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Different grains (which may be malted) are used to create various varieties of whiskey, including barley, corn, rye, and wheat. Whiskey is typically aged in wood barrels, usually old sherry barrels.

Whiskey Resource

Here on our site, you’ll find whiskey tasting notes, compiled from online tastings, everyday sips and visits to distilleries.

Explore our Interactive maps, detailing UK and Ireland Distilleries, UK whiskey bars and also UK whiskey shops.

Browse our comprehensive directory of whiskey blogs, the most popular whisky glasses, whisky auction advice and up to the minute whiskey news.

Whiskey Tasting Notes

We regularly update our ever-growing tasting notes library, which has over 700 whiskey tasting notes included to date. We typically publish 1 to 2 notes per day.

Everything from peated scotch to Swedish new-make is included. We’ll try any whiskey and present our unbiased, honest notes here on the site.

Online Whiskey Tastings

We also run regular whiskey tastings on Twitter, where we sample whiskies from all over the world, often with a distillery representative joining in.

They’re able to provide insights into the whiskey-making process, as well as distillery history and sometimes sneak peeks of things to come!

We welcome anyone along to the tasting, should they have a bottle of what we’re tasting and are keen to share their thoughts.

“Brilliant setup this gents, keep up the good work. And fair play to your skills…on the first 2 anyway!”


Upcoming whiskey tastings

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Recent Whiskey Tasting Notes

The Whiskey Chaps are two of our fellow Co’s and both them and their website are awesome. Give it a look and you will find two Whiskey fans with lots of great ideas and content” 


“Always a pleasure, never a chore 🙂 – thanks for having me along chaps,”


“Thanks guys, always a pleasure to join you! I had nothing to add this time but I really enjoyed reading your comments and learning more of these newer Mackmyra whiskies that I’ve never tried.”


“It’s been my pleasure! Always glad to join and chat with you guys. I hope you keep up the good work…”


If you would like to suggest a whiskey for us to taste, please do get in touch!  You can also submit your own tasting notes.