Andrew

/Andrew Derbidge

About Andrew Derbidge

Andrew is a Director of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Australia, and is also its Cellarmaster and its State Manager for NSW, roles he's held since 2005. He describes himself as a whisky presenter, host, educator, taster, and writer!

Society Wins Three Awards at Icons of Whisky 2020

2019-10-25T10:55:11+11:00

The Icons of Whisky 2020, Australia awards were held in Sydney on October 21st this year. The Icons of Whisky is an awards program convened by Whisky Magazine and its international agents to recognise the people, places, [...]

Society Wins Three Awards at Icons of Whisky 20202019-10-25T10:55:11+11:00

Curious Caperdonich: A moment in distilling history

2019-10-25T11:09:43+11:00

With something special landing in our July 2019 Outturn, SMWS Cellarmaster Andrew Derbidge recounts his experience and history of the mystical and demolished distillery, Caperdonich. With so much focus in recent times on the wealth [...]

Curious Caperdonich: A moment in distilling history2019-10-25T11:09:43+11:00

In Praise Of Youth: What does age mean anyway?

2019-10-25T10:58:01+11:00

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You’re only as old as you feel.”   It’s often accompanied by its colleague, “Age is just a number”.  And ain’t that the truth when it comes to whisky! In [...]

In Praise Of Youth: What does age mean anyway?2019-10-25T10:58:01+11:00

What’s the difference between peat & smoke in whisky?

2019-10-25T11:05:45+11:00

One of the common questions we get at Society tastings is about the difference between peat and smoke. The terms are often used interchangeably, and we often (incorrectly) assume that one infers the other. It's [...]

What’s the difference between peat & smoke in whisky?2019-10-25T11:05:45+11:00

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