Hazelburn 14yr Single Cask (One Off)
Hazelburn 14yr Single Cask (One Off)

Many thanks to my good friend Barry (@thewhiskyphiles) from The WhiskyPhiles blog for this sample of Hazelburn 14 year old in a rum cask.

SMWS B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness
SMWS B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness

I've had some differing experiences with Scotch Malt Whisky Society bourbons so when Ben (@ben_cops) from Bens Whisky Blog sent me this little sample of B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness I was intrigued and curious to try it.

Ardbeg Dark Cove (Standard Release)
Ardbeg Dark Cove (Standard Release)

The 2016 Feis Ile release from Ardbeg is this Dark Cove, the committee release was released a few weeks ago at a higher ABV and this release will officially be available to buy on Ardbeg Day on the 28th May.

Laphroaig Lore
Laphroaig Lore

The latest release from Laphroaig this dram was revealed by Laphroaig's very own John Campbell as having whiskies 7 year old 21 year old and 3 other ages in between.

North British 24yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
North British 24yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

I've really enjoyed lots of the single grain I've tasted recently, and the ladies and gents at Douglas Laing know how to pick a damn good whisky so this is exciting to try.

Cearban (Robert Graham)
Cearban (Robert Graham)

Cearban, Gaelic for Basking Shark, is a blended malt from Robert Graham consisting of coastal malts from around Scotland.

Glenturret 9yr 2006 Ewan McGregor Oloroso Cask
Glenturret 9yr 2006 Ewan McGregor Oloroso Cask

A single cask release from Scotland's oldest distillery. Distilled in 2006, cask 545 is a distillery exclusive and has been named Ewan McGregor due to the famous Scottish actor being born in Crieff, the same town in which the distillery is located.

Auchentoshan 29yr 1984 (Berry Bros and Rudd)
Auchentoshan 29yr 1984 (Berry Bros and Rudd)

Thanks to Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) for this sample of Auchentoshan 29yr 1984 from Berry Bros and Rudd, i'm a huge fan of Auchentoshan and i'm hoping this is another belter.

Craigellachie 7yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Craigellachie 7yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

A chance encounter met with me being able to try this lovely craigellachie 7 year old from Douglas Laing's stylish new look Provenance range.

Ailein Mor (Robert Graham)
Ailein Mor (Robert Graham)

Ailein Mor is a single malt from an unnamed highland distillery and is bottled by Robert Graham, a small independent bottler and retailer with shops in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cambridge and London.

Edradour 2003 (3rd Release) Bourbon Cask Ibisco Decanter
Edradour 2003 (3rd Release) Bourbon Cask Ibisco Decanter

Thanks to Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) for this sample of Edradour, a distillery I have fond memories of visiting in the early 2000's as one of the first distilleries I ever visited.

Imperial 19yr 1995 Cask #50164 (Signatory)
Imperial 19yr 1995 Cask #50164 (Signatory)

Thanks to my good friend Barry (@thewhiskyphiles) from The WhiskyPhiles blog for this sample of a 19 year old 1995 vintage Imperial from Signatory.

McDonalds Celebrated Ben Nevis
McDonalds Celebrated Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is one of those distilleries that I just haven't spent enough time with, so when I had the chance to share in a bottle of this recreation of a 130 year old bottle I couldn't resist.

Auchentoshan BYO Oloroso Cask 933
Auchentoshan BYO Oloroso Cask 933

Thanks to my friends Andy (@andysinc41) and Barry (@thewhiskyphiles) from The WhiskyPhiles blog who it turns out both gave me a sample of Auchentoshan Bottle Your Own Oloroso Cask 933 which was distilled on 23/9/04.

Port Charlotte CC:01
Port Charlotte CC:01

When Bruichladdich announce a new dram, it always get me really excited and when they are travel retail only bottlings it gets me even more excited.

Bruichladdich Laddie Eight
Bruichladdich Laddie Eight

When Bruichladdich announce a new dram, it always get me really excited and when they are travel retail only bottlings it gets me even more excited.

SMWS 128.6 Rumbling Reverberating Resonances
SMWS 128.6 Rumbling Reverberating Resonances

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 128.6 Rumbling reverberating resonances is a Welsh whisky matured in a first full ex Madeira wine cask and I'm expecting it to be filled with fruity juicy sweet notes and maybe a dash or three of spice.

Trojan (Exile Casks)
Trojan (Exile Casks)

Part of the new range of single cask drams from Exile casks who will release cask that had been previously left abandoned or forgotten about in warehouses and needing to be released upon the world.

SMWS 127.40 Mango Chicken Vindaloo
SMWS 127.40 Mango Chicken Vindaloo

Another brilliant Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram this 127.40 Mango Chicken Vindaloo is another fabulous dram from this distillery.

Tullamore Dew Cider Cask Finish
Tullamore Dew Cider Cask Finish

A travel retail only release of Tullamore Dew finished in Irish Cider casks, this just sounds like the perfect dram for me.