Ian Macleods Gordon Doctor Answers Some Questions on Rosebank
With the recent news that Ian Macleod have purchased the stock, trademark and site of the old Rosebank distillery I took the opportunity to ask some questions of Gordon Doctor, Director of Whisky Operations at Ian Macleod Distillers, about Rosebanks Future.
Now In Stores 15th October 2017
This weeks Now in Stores has a whopping 194 new items in the listing from 4 online retailers.
Another Set of Three Special XOP
This series of Douglas Laing XOP releases was split into two with part one (click here) featuring drams from North British, Glen Garioch and Littlemill, this part two features Laphroaig, Macallan and Springbank.
The Big Boutique-y Birthday Bash
Five years ago That Boutique-y Whisky Company started to produce some small batch drams and i've reviewed a number of them over the years, and tried a few more also.
Mezan Rum Tweet Tasting
I really do like a rum, and have taken to drinking a lot more Dark and Stormy's recently so when the opportunity arose to join in with a Mezan Rum, who i'd heard great things about from colleagues, tasting with The Whisky Wire i jumped at the chance.
Now In Stores 9th October 2017
This weeks Now in Stores has 164 new items in the listing from 4 online retailers.
A Very Special Set of Three XOP
I love being a Douglas Laing Fellow, an honorary ambassador for them and always chatting about their whiskies whenever i get the chance, and thats something i do because i love their whiskies.
Six Limited Edition Remarkable Regional Malts
The standard Remarkable Regional Malts are on my must own list all the time, so when some Limited Editions come along they really do excite me.
Now In Stores 2nd October 2017
This weeks Now in Stores is a beauty with 173 items in the listing from 4 online retailers.
A Trio of Single Casks From The Single Malts of Scotland
A trio of single cask wonderment from Speciality Brands The Single Malts of Scotland range of single cask, cask strength whiskies.
Day 1 - An Elemental Trip to Glenglassaugh
One of the biggest disadvantages of being a whisky blogger is that for the vast majority of people it isn't a full time career and as such when invites to events and press trips come up, inevitibly they are difficult for many to attend.
Now In Stores 25th September 2017
I made an attempt to do a full range of Now in Store articles in the past but they were such hard work with tracking them all down then adding them to the system and editing images etc so it fell by the wayside.
The Great Score Debate
There have been hundreds, if not thousands, of debates around the world in all forms of communication about the pros and cons of systems for scoring whisky, this article won’t regurgitate all of that, but it will look at why we don’t do scoring on this site at present, and then it might present a way of scoring whiskies that really is more personal and thoughtful.
A Selection of Campbeltown Malts
Campbeltown used to be one of the biggest areas for the production and distillation of whisky, and it still stirs the hearts of many a whisky enthusiast nowadays.
Benriach Peated and Batch 14 Single Casks (part 1)
The first of a batch of reviews of Benriach expressions opens with one thats been about for a bit and three that are brand new to market.
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