04/02/19
Grants Rum Cask Finish Blended Scotch Whisky
A blended Scotch finished in ex rum casks, so soft and sweet, with added sweetness, this sounds right up my street! This dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the new Grants range of blended Scotch.




04/02/19
Grants Triple Wood Blended Scotch Whisky
Blended Scotch accounts for a huge amount of the whisky sold throughout the world, and yet many whisky bloggers, writers and so called experts are quick to jump at them not being great, but they are, thays why they sell so much! This dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the new Grants range of blended Scotch.




03/02/19
Ledaig 2008 10 Year Old (Claxtons)
Ledaig, or heavily peated Tobermory, is one of those really popular drams amongst whisky enthusiasts who know that it might have a dirty funk, but that it works so well with peat and sweet! This dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.




03/02/19
Dumbarton 1986 32 Year Old (Claxtons)
Dumbarton Distillery is a Single Grain i've not had as much of as i would have liked, closed and the production moved to Strathclyde Distillery, i've enjoyed all of the Dumbarton i've had before, this dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.




03/02/19
Bruichladdich 2002 16 Year Old (Claxtons)
Bruichladdich is a distillery i have a real connection with normally, and there is a Bruichladdich in my top 5 every drams, this particular example was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.




03/02/19
Springbank 1996 22 Year Old (Claxtons)
Springbank, the distillery that seems to cause many whisky fans to get a little over excited, is one i enjoy but don't get too excited about. This dram of Springbank 22 was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.




03/02/19
Claxtons Teaninich 1999 19 Years Old
This Teaninch, a distillery i haven't had a huge amount of, was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.




03/12/18
The Exceptional Blend 1st Edition (Sutcliffe and Son)
Well this isn't a bad way to start the Advent season with this as the second dram of my 2018 Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar.




03/12/18
The Lost Distilleries Blend Batch 11
I've had the Lost Distilleries Blend Batch 6 before which I really enjoyed so I was really looking forward to this one as the First dram from my 2018 Whisky Advent Calendar.




27/11/18
A Fine Christmas Malt 17 Year Old
This Fine Christmas Malt from The Whisky Exchange from an unnamed Speyside distillery, that almost every man and his dog cold guess, is exactly as Christmasy as it should be.




25/11/18
Williams Brothers Splanky Medium Cider
I’ve been grabbing ciders from my local supermarkets for some time now but needed to find a bigger, better selection of good ciders to make my way through, there’s not many places locally that have it so an online order from Bristol Cider Shop came to the rescue.




25/11/18
Rebel Yell Small Batch Rye Straight Rye Whiskey
A tweet tasting of some American Drams, thats certainly something i'm always happy to give a try to and this Rebel Yell tasting was one i really was looking forward to.




24/11/18
Rebel Yell Small Batch Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
The amount of Scotch that requires ex bourbon or ex sherry barrels is huge so, as whisky drinkers, we need to also drink Bourbon and Sherry to ensure the right stocks for our whisky so when the chance to join this Rebel Yell tasting popped up i jumped at it.




23/11/18
Black Friday 2018 Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky (The Whisky Exchange)
Today is Black Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving Celebrations in the USA, and it's known for massive queues in the shops with people falling over themselves to buy a TV that the shop are trying to punt as no-one was buying it, or old outdated tech that everyone thinks is a bargain, but up steps The Whisky Exchange to show people how it should be done.




22/11/18
Elk Warning With Wild Strawberries
So I’ve still been doing my supermarket sweep of ciders and this is one of a couple of Elk. Warning Swedish fruit ciders, this one being made with Wild Strawberries.






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