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It has been my intention for a while to add more food related content to this website, but I was always a little put off as I had originally named it Toms Whisky Reviews, but that doesn't really encompass all that i like writing about.
Whisky fans across the country may want to book a trip to Edinburgh as soon as possible with the news that international whisky doyen Charles MacLean has handpicked a guest whisky list of 30 old and rare bottles for the city’s new whisky bar, Kaleidoscope.
Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is releasing three new blended malts to complement its award winning range. Wemyss Malts – Batch Strength is a new range of blended malts that have been blended from a selection of extraordinary casks of single malt whiskies from over 10 Scottish distilleries, each utilising signature malts to define their flavour and aroma as the whisky names suggests.
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When there's a reasonably priced dram of whisky and it's young (6 years old) many people will turn their nose up at it but the Strictly Limited range from Carn Mor, Provenance range from Douglas Laing and Hepburns Choice range from Hunter Laing are showing that young whiskies can be damn tasty.
The recently announced Ardbeg Twenty One sold out almost immediately and i'm seriously grateful to be able to review it here.
A bottle distilled at the first distillery i ever visited, and bottled by the awesome folks at Gordon and MacPhail, not a bad combination in my eyes.
Tasted as part of a Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush of The Whisky Wire in conjunction with Speciality Spirits this Port Askaig 15 year old was the second dram of the night.
Tasted as part of a Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush of The Whisky Wire in conjunction with Speciality Spirits this Port Askaig 8 year old is the youngest in the range of drams from this unidentified Islay distillery.