07/11/15
Macduff 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Macduff, or The Deveron as they call it on the official bottlings due to a copyright issue, is a highland distillery which I've tried a number of times now, the official bottlings are all quite light and subtle, some even describable as a watery.




06/11/15
Gordon and MacPhail Launch The Wood Makes the Whisky campaign
Gordon and MacPhail, one of the world’s leading single malt whisky specialists, has selected a special series of whiskies to showcase the company’s ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’ campaign which highlights the importance of this essential element in the whisky maturation process.




06/11/15
Teeling Whiskey launches The Revival 15 Year Old Single Malt
The Teeling Whiskey Company, Ireland’s leading independent Irish whiskey producer, has released The Revival a limited edition 15 Year Old Single Malt. The Revival has been produced to mark the opening of its new distillery, the first in Dublin for over 125 years.




06/11/15
Loch Lomond Group appoints Gordon and MacPhail
Loch Lomond Group is an independent distiller which owns both grain and malt distilleries producing some of the finest and rarest Scotch whiskies in the world. Our portfolio includes the Loch Lomond Single Malt incorporating the Island Collection featuring Inchmurrin Single Malt, Glen Scotia Single Malt, a Campbeltown malt as well as several high quality blends.




06/11/15
Sheppys Oak Matured Vintage Cider
So when I first set up this blog the intention was to only review Whisky (or Whiskey) but to be honest I drink way more than just Whisky so over the last few years some Ciders (mainly fruity ones from Sweden), Rum, Tequila and Gin and more have all featured on the blog.




06/11/15
Royal Mile Whiskies 40 Year Old Three Cask Blend
A blend of three sherry cask single malts (Glenrothes, MacAllan and Tamdhu) bottled at natural cask strength and colour and without chill filtration by Royal Mile Whiskies.




06/11/15
Teeling 2002 Single Port Cask
Thanks to my very good friend Jon (@dvdbloke) from Scotch and Sci-Fi for the sample of this port cask matured Teeling Irish Whiskey.




05/11/15
Isle of Arran Distillery Visitor Centre Celebrates Award Success
The visitor centre of the award-winning Isle of Arran Distillery has been recognised for the second year running in the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge.




05/11/15
Aultmore 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
I'm a big fan of Aultmore and especially the higher strength versions which come through really well, Aultmore is a dram in demand with blenders due to the wonderful flavour profile of this distillery.




05/11/15
Glen Scotia 1991 Benchmark (Murray McDavid)
This dram was part of the Murray McDavid tweet tasting a while back, I unfortunately missed the tasting and have caught up since.




05/11/15
Glenturret New Range of Malts Unveiled to Mark 240 Years
Marking 240 years of distilling on the same site in Crieff, Glenturret Distillery has today unveiled a new range of single malts reinforcing the brand’s unique heritage as Scotland’s only remaining producer of hand mashed whisky.




04/11/15
English Whisky Peated (The Whisky Exchange Exclusive)
Another of the 2015 exclusive drams from The Whisky Exchange this English Whisky Company peated dram is the fourth form their range that I tried today.




04/11/15
Glen Moray Peated Classic
I've yet to taste a Glen Moray dram that I didn't like, everything is sweet, sometimes it might not be earth shattering but it's always moreish and highly drinkable.




04/11/15
Ballantines Launch Hard Fired Expression
Ballantine's, Europe’s No.1 Scotch whisky and the No.2 Scotch whisky in the world, has launched Ballantine’s Hard Fired, an innovative expression that introduces a bespoke process in the production of Scotch whisky and provides a unique experience within the Ballantine’s family. Ballantine’s Hard Fired is set to appeal to whisky drinkers seeking authenticity and craftsmanship in new Scotch styles.




04/11/15
William Grant and Sons Unveil The Kininvie Special Release No.1
Nestled quietly in the Scottish Highlands is Kininvie, a distillery with extraordinary Single Malt Scotch Whisky that has been maturing patiently in warehouses for twenty-five years. When the Kininvie distillery first opened, stillman Kenny McWilliam was one of only three men working the stills.






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