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Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8
Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Balvenie PortWood 21 Year Old
Balvenie PortWood 21 Year Old

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old
Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel
Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Glen Garioch 1999 Vintage Sherry Cask Matured
Glen Garioch 1999 Vintage Sherry Cask Matured

Yet again Rachel Barrie (@theladyblender), the very passionate master Blender for Auchentoshan, Bowmore and Glen Garioch, has done it again

Tweeddale Batch 4
Tweeddale Batch 4

Tweeddale Batch 4

Tweeddale Batch 1
Tweeddale Batch 1

The following are my notes from taking part in a Twitter Tasting of Tweeddale Whisky Batches 1 to 4 as organised and presented by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire .

Bowmore 23 Year Old 1989 Port Cask
Bowmore 23 Year Old 1989 Port Cask

The official Bowmore release states "Bowmore 23 years Old - a deliciously rich, smoky and complex dram

Auchentoshan Virgin Oak
Auchentoshan Virgin Oak

Summer 2013 has been both great and bad for me when it comes to whisky,

Old Pulteney Pentland Skerries
Old Pulteney Pentland Skerries

Part of the new, Travel Retail Only, Lighthouse series from Old Pulteney the Pentland Skerries is the highest priced of the range priced around £60.

Old Pulteney Duncansby Head
Old Pulteney Duncansby Head

Part of the new, Travel Retail Only, Lighthouse series from Old Pulteney the Duncansby Head is the middle of the range priced around £47

Old Pulteney Noss Head
Old Pulteney Noss Head

Part of the new, Travel Retail Only, Lighthouse series from Old Pulteney the Noss Head was my favourite of the three despite being the most reasonably priced at around £42.

Cù Bòcan
Cù Bòcan

It's been obvious that i've had a real love of Tomatin whisky recently and when i got wind of this Cù Bòcan release i really did get a bit excited.

Blair Athol 12yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Blair Athol 12yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

Another cracker of a dram from Douglas Laing was kindly given to Livingston Whisky Club to be used in a tasting night,

Bunnahabhain Young & Feisty Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Bunnahabhain Young & Feisty Provenance (Douglas Laing)

This cracker of a dram from Douglas Laing was kindly given to Livingston Whisky Club to be used in a tasting night.

Talisker Dark Storm
Talisker Dark Storm

I'm always interested in new whiskies so when i seen this Talisker Dark Storm i was really hopeful that it took on the idea of the Talisker Storm and went further with it.

Arran Devils Punchbowl Chapter II Angels & Demons
Arran Devils Punchbowl Chapter II Angels & Demons

Sometimes when i get samples by the time they arrive, i sample them and post their reviews on here they are pretty rare,

Tomatin 14 Yr Hungarian Oak Finish (Royal Mile Whiskies)
Tomatin 14 Yr Hungarian Oak Finish (Royal Mile Whiskies)

The second of a couple of reviews of Single Cask whisky releases by the Royal Mile Whiskies group, meaning they are available from either Royal Mile Whiskies or Drinkmonger stores or online.

Arran 14 Year (Royal Mile Whiskies)
Arran 14 Year (Royal Mile Whiskies)

This is the first of a couple of reviews of Single Cask whisky releases by the Royal Mile Whiskies group, meaning they are available from either Royal Mile Whiskies or Drinkmonger stores or online.

Laphroaig 10 Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Laphroaig 10 Provenance (Douglas Laing)

A fantastic Laphroaig from the new range of single cask single malt whiskies from the Douglas Laing's Provenance range.