North British 50Yr Directors Cut (Douglas Laing)
North British 50Yr Directors Cut (Douglas Laing)

Special - a word used a little too often in my opinion but this whisky is most definitely Special.

Edinburgh Gin - Raspberry
Edinburgh Gin - Raspberry

This Raspberry infused Gin i first tried at Whisky Fringe and subsequently purchased a bottle to try again.

Edinburgh Gin - Elderflower
Edinburgh Gin - Elderflower

This Elderflower infused Gin i first tried at Whisky Fringe and subsequently purchased a bottle to try again.

BenRiach 1995 (Whisky Shop Exclusive)
BenRiach 1995 (Whisky Shop Exclusive)

Sometimes you plan to taste whiskies, other times they just seem to work out.

Whyte & Mackay 30 Year Old
Whyte & Mackay 30 Year Old

Sometimes you get to sample something that is very special, at Whisky Fringe i managed to try the Whyte and Mackay 30 Year old and was blown away.

Wemyss Malts Lemon Sorbet
Wemyss Malts Lemon Sorbet

When i first heard about the new range from Wemyss Malts the one that jumped out at me was this one, the Lemon Sorbet.

Ardbeg Alligator
Ardbeg Alligator

Tonights blog posts feature a couple of Peated whiskies, next up is the phenomenal Ardbeg Alligator.

Arran Machrie Moor Batch 1
Arran Machrie Moor Batch 1

Tonights blog posts feature a couple of Peated whiskies, this first one being Arran Machrie Moor Batch 1, courtesy of a sample from David from Glenuntitled.com

SMWS 31.23 - Sugared Almonds in a Matress Factory
SMWS 31.23 - Sugared Almonds in a Matress Factory

A wee visit to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society members rooms at Queen Street on the way to the Whisky Fringe today

North British 21Year Old (Robbie Douglas)
North British 21Year Old (Robbie Douglas)

Yet another sample from the collection i received from David from Glenuntitled, this time a 21 Year Old North British bottled by Robbie Douglas.

Three Ships 5 Year Old Blend
Three Ships 5 Year Old Blend

Another recent sample swap this time with Marc Pendlebury from WhiskyBrother has enabled me to sample some more Three Ships South African whisky.

Arran Rum Cask Finish
Arran Rum Cask Finish

A recent sample swap with David from Glenuntitled resulted in some very interesting whiskies to try including this single cask rum finish Arran.

Auchentoshan Valinch (2012)
Auchentoshan Valinch (2012)

I picked up this bottle of Auchentoshan Valinch 2012 at the Auchentoshan Festival when i was there a little while back.

Bruichladdich Renaissance
Bruichladdich Renaissance

After winning a Bruichladdich Proof Plate earlier in the year i was desperate to get a bottle of the whisky for the plate so i did and so here is the review of the Bruichladdich Renaissance.

Port Charlotte An Turas Mor
Port Charlotte An Turas Mor

I have lots of ways in which i pick which whiskies to buy, some just for the brand and others as it sounds interesting, I bought this bottle of Port Charlotte An Turas Mor after a recommendation by Ra

SMWS 48.19 - Magners Farewell
SMWS 48.19 - Magners Farewell

So it turns out that Speed tasting is actually quite good fun, read more here, and this was the only one i hadn't previously reviewed.

Jura 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary)
Jura 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary)

This sample of the Isle of Jura 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary) bottling for the tweet tasting is utterly stunning.

Jura 10 Year Old (Origin)
Jura 10 Year Old (Origin)

Isle of Jura 10 Year Old (Origin) version an updated version of the 10 year old i tried previously.

Grants Sherry Cask Reserve
Grants Sherry Cask Reserve

Next in line from Grant's Blended Scotch Whisky range is the one i was most lookoing forward to, the Grant's Sherry Cask Reserve .

Grants Ale Cask Reserve
Grants Ale Cask Reserve

Next in line from Grant's Blended Scotch Whisky range is the Grant's Ale Cask Reserve.