4 Indie Tomatins
4 Indie Tomatins

It's no secret that i enjoy a few good drams of Tomatin every now and then, and i've had these samples of Independent bottlings of Tomatin for a while now, so was time to get then tried and tasted.

1 Year 100 SMWS Drams
1 Year 100 SMWS Drams

Back in the early part of 2014 I stated that i wanted to review 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society expressions in 2014, and today i posted my 100th The Scotch Malt Whisky Society review in 2014.

2014 Ends, 2015 Begins
2014 Ends, 2015 Begins

2014 has been a really quite fabulous year in terms of whisky for me, having made it over to islay with Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog and Jon (@dvdbloke) from Scotch and Sci-fi and

A Quartet of Benromach
A Quartet of Benromach

A wee exploration of some of the past and present Benromach range including some of the really sweet options.

New Glasgow Distillery Acquires Rare Single Cask Whiskies
New Glasgow Distillery Acquires Rare Single Cask Whiskies

A precious batch of aged single malt Speyside casks has been acquired by Glasgow Distillery and is to be launched under the brand name Prometheus.

My Thoughts on 3 Label 5 Drams
My Thoughts on 3 Label 5 Drams

I'd heard good things about this blended whisky Brand which seems to only be available in France, or from some very specialist shops or at the Glen Moray distillery in Elgin, who have the same owners,

Big Peat Knows How to Do Christmas
Big Peat Knows How to Do Christmas

At Christmas when it's cold and wintery outside there's nothing better than a lovely smoky dram to take away the dreary weather and Big Peat is an exceptional choice for this.

Label 5 Launches Gold Heritage
Label 5 Launches Gold Heritage

LABEL 5 expands its range with a new expression: LABEL 5 Gold Heritage.

A Fabulous Four from Port Charlotte
A Fabulous Four from Port Charlotte

I'm catching up with all my whisky samples and bottle shares and this is another combined post with 4 fabulous Port Charlotte bottlings.

The Douglas Laing Tasting Room (Dec 2014)
The Douglas Laing Tasting Room (Dec 2014)

I've now been to the Douglas Laing tasting room a few times now and each and every time I'm there i'm amazed by the hospitality and warm welcome shown.

How The SMWS Made Me Wish I Was Still 25
How The SMWS Made Me Wish I Was Still 25

These two The Scotch Malt Whisky Society distillery bottles come from distillery number 25 which was mothballed in 1993.

A Pair of SMWS 35 Designer Casks
A Pair of SMWS 35 Designer Casks

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society really do like to challenge your perceptions of distillery character and these two

New Limited Edition The Glenlivet 12 Gift Packs
New Limited Edition The Glenlivet 12 Gift Packs

The single malt that started it all partners with Master Typographer Alan Kitching to create bold and original design

SMWS Triumphs
SMWS Triumphs

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is celebrating after a large haul at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky Awards 2014.

Toms Top 5 Xmas Presents for Whisky Lovers
Toms Top 5 Xmas Presents for Whisky Lovers

Christmas is only a couple of weeks away now so if you haven't already got something for that spcial whisky drinker in your life, it's time to do so now!

#LastGreatMalts - Aberfeldy Distillery
#LastGreatMalts - Aberfeldy Distillery

A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a Press Trip round the 5 John Dewar & Sons distilleries for their Last Great Malts tour, which i just could not refuse, and I was lucky enough to attend this tr

#LastGreatMalts - Royal Brackla Distillery
#LastGreatMalts - Royal Brackla Distillery

A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a Press Trip round the 5 John Dewar & Sons distilleries for their Last Great Malts tour, which i just could not refuse, and I was lucky enough to attend this tr

Work begins on new £100m The Macallan distillery
Work begins on new £100m The Macallan distillery

Edrington has marked the official start of works on its iconic new distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan.

An SMWS Night With No Scotch
An SMWS Night With No Scotch

A wee invite from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society and both Neil (@neilmackinnon1) and I joined a select group for an intimate tasting of some of the Japanese drams from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society's

Glenglassaugh Releases Rare 51 Year Old Whisky
Glenglassaugh Releases Rare 51 Year Old Whisky

Glenglassaugh Distillery is today (4 December) extremely proud to launch a sumptuous 51 Years Old single malt.