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Yellow Spot
Yellow Spot

After the recent SPSWhiskey Tweet Tasting i really wanted to try this Yellow Spot whiskey

SMWS 1.97 - Orange Syllabub
SMWS 1.97 - Orange Syllabub

I've been a drinker of Scotch, especially Malt Whisky for almost 20 years now and in that time i've had some drams that are a bit crap and some that are a bit special,

anCnoc 1996
anCnoc 1996

Another cracker of a dram via a sample swap with Adrian (@mynameisgone) in the form of this anCnoc 1996.

SMWS 26.90 - Elegant, Subtle, Balanced -in totaly harmony
SMWS 26.90 - Elegant, Subtle, Balanced -in totaly harmony

I was lucky enough to meet up recently with John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Edinburgh for a chat and a few drams.

SMWS 7.80 - Dapper Dan and Holly Hunte
SMWS 7.80 - Dapper Dan and Holly Hunte

I was lucky enough to meet up recently with John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Edinburgh for a chat and a few drams.

Bruichladdich Black Art Series 3
Bruichladdich Black Art Series 3

Tasted as part of the Twitter Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from TheWhiskyWire.com this time featuring a range of expressions from Islays Bruichladdich distillery

Bruichladdich The Laddie Ten
Bruichladdich The Laddie Ten

Tasted as part of the Twitter Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from TheWhiskyWire.com this time featuring a range of expressions from Islays Bruichladdich distillery

Bruichladdich The Organic
Bruichladdich The Organic

Tasted as part of the Twitter Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from TheWhiskyWire.com this time featuring a range of expressions from Islays Bruichladdich distillery

SMWS 10.71 - Onions Spring Eternal
SMWS 10.71 - Onions Spring Eternal

I was lucky enough to meet up recently with John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Edinburgh for a chat and a few drams.

Glenfarclas 105
Glenfarclas 105

I've had a few Glenfarclas drams now and been quite impressed with the lovely sherry notes and sweetness, so much so i want to try a lot more.

Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of the Sound
Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of the Sound

Everyone know that Jura is my favourite distillery so I was totally excited when Johanne (@whiskylassie) from The Perfect Whisky Match blog

Tomintoul 12 Year Old Portwood Finish
Tomintoul 12 Year Old Portwood Finish

I really have enjoyed any of the other Tomintoul expressions i've had in the past, and liking Port wood finishes really had me excited about it.

Glengoyne 21 Year Old
Glengoyne 21 Year Old

My bro and dramming partner David (@chunk1612) picked up a bottle of this lovely dram recently and i was desperate to have a wee try, the Glengoyne 17 was lovely so i had big expectations for this dra

Glengoyne 17 Year Old
Glengoyne 17 Year Old

The sample of this lovely Highland dram came courtesy of Danny Williamson (@dramstats) of the Dramstats Whisky Blog.

Barry Crockett Legacy
Barry Crockett Legacy

This whisky was tasted as part of the Single Pot Still Whiskey Tasting, more information on which is available here

Powers Johns Lane
Powers Johns Lane

This whisky was tasted as part of the Single Pot Still Whiskey Tasting, more information on which is available here

Green Spot
Green Spot

Tasted as part of the Single Pot Still Whiskey tasting

Amrut Fusion
Amrut Fusion

I've had a few Amrut whiskies in the past and enjoyed them, tasted blind it's very difficult to say that it wasn't a Scotch and Amrut Fusion is no different.

SMWS 1.162 - Perfumed and mouth-watering
SMWS 1.162 - Perfumed and mouth-watering

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society sample was sent to me by the very nice Dave Worthington (@WhiskyDiscovery) from the WhiskyDiscovery blog

Bunnahabhain 23yr / The Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)
Bunnahabhain 23yr / The Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)

It wasn't that long ago that i tasted the first release from Abbey Whisky and their The Rare Casks series which was the Caperdonich 17 which i thought was a fantastic dram.