Springbank 14 Year Old Bourbon Wood
Springbank 14 Year Old Bourbon Wood

It has been a quite a while since I last reviewed for Tom, no real reason other than work, tasting whisky without dissecting the flavours or taking notes, just enjoying whisky the way I fell in love with whisky and probably to annoy Tom, some laziness.

Mortlach 1954 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)
Mortlach 1954 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)

The final dram on this Gordon and MacPhail Rare Vintages Tweet Tasting from The Whisky Wire was this 1954 Mortlach.

Strathisla 1965 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)
Strathisla 1965 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)

The penultimate dram on this Gordon and MacPhail Rare Vintages Tweet Tasting from The Whisky Wire was this 1965 Strathisla.

Glen Grant 1966 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)
Glen Grant 1966 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)

The middle dram on this Gordon and MacPhail Rare Vintages Tweet Tasting from The Whisky Wire was this 1966 Glen Grant.

Balblair 1985 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)
Balblair 1985 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)

First up on the Gordon and MacPhail Rare Vintages Tweet Tasting from The Whisky Wire was the youngest of the drams, this 1985 Balblair.

Big Peat Christmas Edition 2016 (Douglas Laing)
Big Peat Christmas Edition 2016 (Douglas Laing)

What is good reviewing a big flavoured whisky is with one sip you can sit back and get so many flavours, notes, memories, thoughts and ideas.

Glenallachie 2008 7yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Glenallachie 2008 7yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

With Tom out in Dublin and both of us invited to take part in the Douglas Laing #TasteTheRegions Twitter Tasting I stepped up to do some notes and that is where i tried thisGlenallachie 2008 7yr Provenance.

Bunnahabhain 2007 8yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Bunnahabhain 2007 8yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

With Tom out in Dublin and both of us invited to take part in the Douglas Laing #TasteTheRegions Twitter Tasting I stepped up to do some notes and that is where i tried this Bunnahabhain 2007 8yr Provenance.

Benrinnes 2004 11yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Benrinnes 2004 11yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

With Tom out in Dublin and both of us invited to take part in the Douglas Laing #TasteTheRegions Twitter Tasting I stepped up to do some notes and that is where i tried this Benrinnes 2004 11yr Provenance.

Mortlach 2006 8yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Mortlach 2006 8yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

With Tom out in Dublin and both of us invited to take part in the Douglas Laing #TasteTheRegions Twitter Tasting I stepped up to do some notes and that is where i tried this Mortlach 2006 8yr Provenance

MacDuff 2007 8yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
MacDuff 2007 8yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

With Tom out in Dublin and both of us invited to take part in the Douglas Laing #TasteTheRegions Twitter Tasting I stepped up to do some notes and that is where i tried this MacDuff 2007 8yr Provenance.

Spey Tenne
Spey Tenne

Spey 10 is the next bottle we are going to try tonight, came the shout at the whisky club.

Rock Oyster (Douglas Laing)
Rock Oyster (Douglas Laing)

Last year on our visit to Douglas Laing, Tom, Barry and I were informed that there would be a new member to the Douglas Laing range of

Cask Islay (AD Rattray)
Cask Islay (AD Rattray)

At the Glasgow whisky festival in November I tried a sample of this from the A D Rattray stand.

Timorous Beastie (Douglas Laing)
Timorous Beastie (Douglas Laing)

You may have noticed in the past that I do have a soft spot for the Douglas Laing range as do a lot of people.

Ardbeg Supernova 2014
Ardbeg Supernova 2014

The fascination continues with the appearance of the latest release from Ardbeg, the much acclaimed Supernova.

Arran Devils Punchbowl III
Arran Devils Punchbowl III

I was fortunate to receive a sample from a distillery whose reputation is just growing and growing amongst all whisky lovers.

Port Dundas 21 Year Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)
Port Dundas 21 Year Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)

For anyone who is not long into a whisky journey then a stop off at grain whisky is a must.

Kilkerran Work In Progress 5 Sherry Wood
Kilkerran Work In Progress 5 Sherry Wood

Last week I caught up with a distillery that I have followed with great interest since 2009.

Reference Series 3
Reference Series 3

Now here comes a new and exciting range of three blended malt whiskies from Maverick Drinks.