That's the Spirit

the latest from Dom Roskrow

March 26, 2018

I admit it - I was starting to get palate fatigue. Not surprising really - I've written seven books in 15 months -  I've written about Scottish malt whisky, gin, rum, craft beer, American craft whisky, world whisky, and craft spirits. That's more than 1000 drinks and 1...

March 17, 2018

"You can't come in. You have to go and get a comment from Feargal Sharkey about his parents being held hostage by the IRA so they could carry out an ambush."

It's late at night  in Sheffield and Martin Ross, the news editor of The Star has just delivered one of the most...

March 17, 2018

People often say they remember exactly where they  were when they heard Kennedy had been shot or when Elvis died. I can certainly do the latter, as I can the deaths of AC/DC's Bon Scott and Ozzy's brilliant guitarist Randy Rhodes.

But the news that upset me most of all...

March 17, 2018

I love Sinead O,Connor. I always have done, from the first animalistic raw of The Lion & The Cobra to the vulnerable cover of Nothing Compares To U and through to her torments and struggles, I have believed in her and loved her music.

So when Irish Distillers invited me...

March 12, 2018

I am delighted to announce that after about a year working on seven books I am resurfacing with a new website  and blog.

I’ve spent much of the last time finding out and writing about craft distilleries across the world, and with my Wizards of Whisky Awards entering the...

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Dominic Roskrow


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