Compass Box 3 Year Old Deluxe
Compass Box 3 Year Old Deluxe

There are very few companies out there that could bottle a Blended Malt, admit that the age statement on it is 3 years old, and actually call it that, and then charge over £180 for it! but then this is no ordinary 3 year old blended malt and Compass Box are no ordinary whisky company.

Imperial 1995 (Signatory Exclusively for The Whisky Exchange)
Imperial 1995 (Signatory Exclusively for The Whisky Exchange)

When this sample arrived i thought yum instantly and wanted to get through it quickly but i've just realised it managed to slip through the pile of samples and has now sold out.

Orchard Pig Truffler
Orchard Pig Truffler

I know it's not the summer but i'm still drinking Cider, and this is yet another Supermarket find that i've picked up to try.

Glenglassaugh Octaves Classic
Glenglassaugh Octaves Classic

I don't know how this is possible but it would seem that i've never reviewed a Glenglassaugh dram bottled directly by the distillery before. Crazy i know and came as a real surprise to me when i typed up this review.

Rampur Select Single Malt
Rampur Select Single Malt

An Indian single malt whisky, an expression that many will still be taken back on, but having spent time with Amrut and Paul John whiskies it comes as no surprise to those who have had a number of Indian whiskies in the past.

Glenturret Flys 16 Masters Edition
Glenturret Flys 16 Masters Edition

Released a short while back in May, the Glenturret Fly's 16 masters edition is named so after a photograph was discovered featuring Fly, the distillery managers dog, and the 16 men who worked at the distillery at the time.

Bowmore 26yr Mission Gold (Murray McDavid)
Bowmore 26yr Mission Gold (Murray McDavid)

A month or two Back I was lucky enough to win a competition on twitter to spend the day at Birmingham Whisky Festival, followed by an afterparty and night away, courtesy of Murray McDavid

Glenallachie 1999 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)
Glenallachie 1999 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)

Another dram from the awesome Gordon and MacPhail Wood Makes the Whisky Campaign, this is the Glenallachie 1999 Connoisseurs Choice bottling.

Brothers Hop Cider
Brothers Hop Cider

When i drink beer, which isn't often, i drink IPA, so when i was offered a sample of a Hopped Cider, i certainly couldn't say no.

Tamnavulin Single Malt
Tamnavulin Single Malt

When a distillery that closed and reopened finally releases a new whisky there's always a bit of intrepidation and excitement, and both are here for Tamnavulin which reopened in 2007 after a 12 year sleep.

Caol Ila 5yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Caol Ila 5yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

Many thanks to JJ at Whisky Rover who kindly shared a generous sample of this smoky monster from his bottle.

Rosebank 15 Year Old (Bottled 1980s)
Rosebank 15 Year Old (Bottled 1980s)

A very interesting Rosebank that i just couldn't walk past at all. I bought a dram of this in the brilliant Usquabae Bar in Edinburghs West End.

SMWS 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas
SMWS 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas was tasted as part of the first Whisky Roundtable event.

SMWS 72.49 Totally scrummy
SMWS 72.49 Totally scrummy

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 72.49 Totally scrummy was tasted as part of the first Whisky Roundtable event.

SMWS 37.81 Orange Turmeric Margarita
SMWS 37.81 Orange Turmeric Margarita

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 37.81 Orange Turmeric Margarita was tasted as part of the first Whisky Roundtable event.

Carsebridge 52 Year Old (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)
Carsebridge 52 Year Old (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)

A very old grain whisky from a distillery that closed in 1983, would i like to try it... errrr yes please.

Bunnahabhain 13yr  PX Sherry Finish Fill Your Own
Bunnahabhain 13yr PX Sherry Finish Fill Your Own

Many thanks to my friend, who didn't want to be named, for sending me this sample of the Fill Your Own bottling from Bunnahabhain distillery.

Elgin Gin
Elgin Gin

The number of small craft gins on the market has increased to extreme levels in recent years as the Gin boom has rid the drink of it's mothers ruin title and moved to be a fashionable and sought after drink.

Glen Moray 2005 Burgundy Cask Distillery Fill Your Own Bottling
Glen Moray 2005 Burgundy Cask Distillery Fill Your Own Bottling

Recently i finally managed to make the trip to Glen Moray distillery in Elgin, I took the train, which is a long and arduous journey, and will return again soon by car as train is not a pleasant way to travel that distance.

Balmoral Single Malt (Royal Lochnagar)
Balmoral Single Malt (Royal Lochnagar)

Many thanks to My friend Jason from Whisky Rover for the sample of this Balmoral Single malt.