IWSC Names Whyte and Mackay Ltd UK Spirits Producer of the Year
Whyte and Mackay has been awarded the International Wine and Spirit Competition Trophy for ‘United Kingdom Spirits Producer of the Year’. Having picked up a plethora of gold medals for its portfolio of brands including The Dalmore and Jura, as well as a range of its private label products, the company was subsequently put forward for, and won, the overarching trophy UK Spirits Producer of the Year category.
Top Whisky Picks for Airport Shoppers This Festive Season
With the festive season approaching, finding that perfect gift for family, friends or colleagues is quickly becoming top of our to-do lists. And rather than battle the high street frenzy or wait for online shopping deliveries, many consumers are making their travel plans count – by exploring the great selection of gifts available in Travel Retail.
The most recent Octomore release from Bruichladdich is this Islay Barley 7.3 Peated to 169PPM.
Peated to 208PPM this was initially matured in American Oak then in casks which previously held Syrah wine
Another Octomore, this time the 2009 distilled Islay Barley Peated to a whopping 258PPM.
Octomore 1695 Discovery - Feis Ile 2014
This Octomore 1695 Discovery is a 7 year old Octomore bottled (well only 1695 bottles) for Feis Ile in 2014 at a whopping 69.5%
Another Octomore, this time the travel retail exclusive 6.2, sample from my great friend Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci Fi Blog
Thanks to Yoav (@yoavgel) from Whisky Gospel for this sample of Octomore 6.1.
Many thanks to my whisky brother Steve Prentice (@steveprentice) from the Somerset Whisky Blog for the sample of this dram a while back which I only recently got around to.
Octomore 4.2 Comus
Thanks again to Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci-Fi blog for this sample also, can you tell he likes his Octomore?
Thanks again to Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci-Fi blog for this sample also, another Huge hitting dram.
Octomore 2.2 Orpheus
I’ve had this sample, from Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci-Fi blog for a while and kept putting it off, then a while back i decided to blog all the Octomore samples I had in one go, and then got more, thus todays mass upload.
A Decad of Octomore Reviews
I have to be honest here and admit that at first i was quite afraid of Bruichladdich's Octomore range, i was worried that they would be far too smoky for me, too much peat influence that i would hate them.
Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Day 9 of the whisky advent calendar is this Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve.
Glenglassaugh Releases Batch 2 of its Rare Casks Series
Glenglassaugh has today (December 8) released its second critically-acclaimed batch of single cask bottlings.
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