Matt Chambers
Matt is a whisky fanatic, having sought out whisky from countries all around the world, and writes about them at Whisky For Everyone.

Whisky For Everyone was started in 2008 and is written by husband and wife team Matt Chambers and Karen Taylor. They were beginners in the world of whisky and despite finding some very good websites, they struggled to find one that seemed to explain things in basic beginners language. Therefore, they decided to write such a site themselves.

In addition to writing on Whisky For Everyone, Matt has hosted regular whisky tasting events, has written articles for various print and online publications, plus has been a selected regular on the judging panel for major whisky awards for the last three years.

Entries by Matt Chambers

Another Day, Another Distillery...

(0) Comments | Posted 8 February 2016 | (11:18)


Ardnahoe distillery - image copyright of Hunter Laing & Co.

Recently, the news of a new single malt whisky distillery in Scotland was greeted with universal applause from whisky fans. The Ardnahoe distillery, which will be constructed on the north east coast...

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Is Scotch Whisky Dead?

(6) Comments | Posted 12 January 2016 | (12:45)

2016-01-12-1452605871-5840530-scotch_bottles_huff.jpg Image copyright - Whisky For Everyone

The publication of a book last Autumn created a serious stir amongst the whisky community. In fact, it created a stir in the wider world with issues raised and tackled by the UK and global...

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Think You Know How to Taste Whisky? Think Again...

(0) Comments | Posted 23 September 2015 | (16:02)


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As a London-based whisky commentator I get regularly invited to whisky tastings and brand launches. Most follow tried and trusted routines. Nothing wrong with that, but they can seem formulaic sometimes. Sometimes something changes your...

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'No Age Statement' Whiskies - A Positive Argument

(7) Comments | Posted 18 February 2015 | (12:10)

Image credit - Pernod Ricard/Richmond Towers

The recent release of The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve seems to be causing a stir amongst the whisky community. The Glenlivet has long been one of the biggest selling single malts but Founder's Reserve represents...

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Burns Night and Whisky

(0) Comments | Posted 21 January 2014 | (11:26)

robert burnsThis Saturday is Burns Night, an annual festival that celebrates the life and works of Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns. It has a strong association...

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Five Whisky Related Gifts for Xmas

(0) Comments | Posted 5 December 2013 | (10:29)

It is that time of year again when many people's thoughts turn to the festive season and what to buy their family, friends and colleagues.  Black Friday has been and gone, as...
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Whisky - Host Your Own Tasting Event

(0) Comments | Posted 14 March 2013 | (15:23)

The idea of holding your own whisky tasting is en vogue at the moment, but can be a daunting one. However there are a few basic tips that can make your event successful and enjoyable for both yourself and the people you invite. A bit of research and attention to...

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Five Whisky Books for Christmas

(1) Comments | Posted 6 December 2012 | (23:00)

At this time of the year attentions begin to turn to the forthcoming festive period.  For the last couple of years we have written a beginner's guide to buying whisky as a present and recommended some of our favourite whiskies that may be considered as good options - if you...

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Whisky - Should I Add Water or Ice?

(5) Comments | Posted 15 September 2012 | (00:00)

One of the most common questions about whisky is "Should I add water or ice?" and there are numerous 'whisky myths' surrounding the subject. Adding water and/or ice changes a whisky in both positive and negative ways. Different people will also react equally as positively or negatively when the subject...

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Whisky - Is Older Always Better?

(2) Comments | Posted 14 July 2012 | (00:00)

This commonly asked question about whisky is one that keeps cropping up amongst drinkers and consumers. It is also a common view in a similar way to the way one thinks about older wines. It is often heard or assumed that the increased age of a whisky therefore makes it...

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Buying Whisky For Father's Day?

(0) Comments | Posted 7 June 2012 | (00:00)

Whisky is a popular Father's Day gift, but buying it can be daunting experience if you don't know about whisky, especially if you buy it rarely. The big question is, which of the vast array of bottles on the shelf is the right one to choose? Here is our quick...

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