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"If it's not good enough to drink slowly, then it's not worth drinking"

St. Andrew's day whisky dinner

 30 Nov 2006  

Diageo Switzerland organize a whisky dinner as part of their bi-annual "Whisky Festival". On Thursday I attended this whisky dinner for the first time and I was really impressed! The food was ex­cel­lent and so were the whiskies. The pairing of food and whisky was of course what most interested me and the dinner gave me a real eye-opener. The first two courses worked fantastically well with the whisky. The cheese and Talisker combination was pretty good but the sweetness of the crème brûlée made the Dalwhinnie seem a bit dull. All in all however, an ex­cel­lent event!

The meal consisted of:

Smoked herring, cress and horseradish sauce - Caol Ila Distiller's Edition

Roast lamb with herbs and potato purée - Clynelish Distiller's Edition

Blue cheese and hard cheese - Talisker 25 y.o.

Crème brûlée - Dalwhinnie 29 y.o.

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