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Tomatin 15 Year Old Moscatel Wine Cask Finish

Tomatin 15 Year Old Moscatel Wine Cask Finish

I’ve always had a bit of a thing for Tomatin, it’s a distillery that I really enjoy, it tends to sit on the lighter side with lots of fruits and vanilla, so a Moscatel wine cask finish sounds really interesting


SMWS 121.89 Sweet as a Nut

SMWS 121.89 Sweet as a Nut

Been a while since I reviewed a Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling so dug through the outstanding sample boxes (yes there’s still hundreds of them from official samples and sample swaps like this one) and found this little beauty.


Raasay While We Wait Second Edition

Raasay While We Wait Second Edition

The Isle of Raasay distillery began distilling in 2017 and until whisky is released in 2020 they will have some whisky from other distilleries available which is selected by the team at Raasay and Borders and finished by them.


Benriach 1990 Celebration of the Cask (Carn Mor)

Benriach 1990 Celebration of the Cask (Carn Mor)

I’m a big fan of the Carn Mor Celebration of the Cask series, lots of great casks packed full of flavour and bottled at the right time.


Glenlivet 27 Year Old Batch 1 (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)

Glenlivet 27 Year Old Batch 1 (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)

Glenlivet is many peoples first dram, and from memory the 2016 best selling single malt whisky in the world, taking over from Glenfiddich for the first time, and it deserves the accolades it gets.


Angioletti Vero Sidro Italiano Riserva

Angioletti Vero Sidro Italiano Riserva

A really interesting Medium cider made from Italian pressed apples and lightly sparkling, and in a cracking bottle that looks more wine than cider.


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An AD Rattray Cask Experiment with Pulteney

An AD Rattray Cask Experiment with Pulteney

The awesome whisky magicians at AD Rattray have been doing some experimentation with some casks of Arran, Pulteney and Bunnahabhain, keeping some it as is, and then splitting the rest over four 50 litre octaves made especially for AD Rattray from casks that previously held PX Sherry, Oloroso Sherry, Rioja Wine and Rum.

Now in Stores 25th March 2018

Now in Stores 25th March 2018

This weeks Now in Stores seems to have been a quiet week with only 98 new items in the listing from 3 online retailers.

A History Lesson of Blended Scotch With Douglas Laing

A History Lesson of Blended Scotch With Douglas Laing

Anyone who knows anything about Douglas Laing and Co knows their roots stem back to the purchase of the King of Scots blend and that blending whisky was the main purpose of the business until fairly recently.

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