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Sainsburys Taste The Difference 12yr Speyside
Sainsburys Taste The Difference 12yr Speyside

I'm always happy to try some interesting drams and this Sainsburys Taste The Difference 12yr Speyside certainly falls into that category.

SMWS 9.80 A Rocking Chair Dram
SMWS 9.80 A Rocking Chair Dram

It's no secret that I'm totally a fan of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and the quality drams that they produce so when the opportunity arose to sign up for their Whisky For A Year scheme, a bottle a

Heartwood Release The Beast
Heartwood Release The Beast

Just before Christmas i tasted this Heartwood Release The Beast as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Amrut Kadhambam
Amrut Kadhambam

Just before Christmas i tasted this Amrut Kadhambam as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Glendronach 15 Year Old
Glendronach 15 Year Old

Just before Christmas i tasted this Glendronach 15 Year Old as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Penderyn Sherrywood
Penderyn Sherrywood

Just before Christmas i tasted this Penderyn Sherrywood as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Hibiki 12 Year Old
Hibiki 12 Year Old

Just before Christmas i tasted this Hibiki 12 Year Old as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Israeli Rum Cask Spirit 2.5yr
Israeli Rum Cask Spirit 2.5yr

On a recent trip to Scotland my good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) brought me a little mystery sample.

SMWS 29.150 - Hand Rolled Cuban Cigars
SMWS 29.150 - Hand Rolled Cuban Cigars

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 4.182 - Slippery Shape Shifter
SMWS 4.182 - Slippery Shape Shifter

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 2.84 - Katherine Hepburn in a Vintage Jaguar
SMWS 2.84 - Katherine Hepburn in a Vintage Jaguar

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 9.79 - Quiet Time Dram
SMWS 9.79 - Quiet Time Dram

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 76.113 - John Barleycorn was a hero bold
SMWS 76.113 - John Barleycorn was a hero bold

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 127.37 - Dinosaurs Dancing to Stravinsky
SMWS 127.37 - Dinosaurs Dancing to Stravinsky

Yet another brilliant dram from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society this is the SMWS 127.37 Dinosaurs Dancing to Stravinsky.

Cragganmore 21yr (Glenkeir - The Whisky Shop)
Cragganmore 21yr (Glenkeir - The Whisky Shop)

Thanks to my Mate David for this one which was a dram he received as a gift after a recent wedding.

Aberlour 12 Year Old (Non Chill Filtered)
Aberlour 12 Year Old (Non Chill Filtered)

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour 12 year old Non chill filtered.

Aberlour aBunadh Batch 45
Aberlour aBunadh Batch 45

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour a'bunadh Batch 45.

Aberlour 18 Year Old
Aberlour 18 Year Old

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour 18.

Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask Matured
Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask Matured

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour 16.

Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage (ex peaty casks)
Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage (ex peaty casks)

I recently managed to get onto an Old Pulteney Twitter Tasting, but I unfortuanately i managed to miss the tasting due to some family issues,