SMWS 1.198 Night nurse in a carpenters overalls
SMWS 1.198 Night nurse in a carpenters overalls

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 1.198 Night nurse in a carpenters overalls from the 1st distillery bottled by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society .

SMWS 50.71 Alfresco Brunch
SMWS 50.71 Alfresco Brunch

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 50.71 Alfresco Brunch was one another from a Lowland distillery i've not had enough from.

SMWS 13.47 Its a Knockout
SMWS 13.47 Its a Knockout

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 13.47 It's a Knockout was one from the list that really interested me.

SMWS 5.46 Peachy and Perky
SMWS 5.46 Peachy and Perky

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 5.46 Peachy and Perky was one i jumped at from the list.

SMWS B3.2 Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun
SMWS B3.2 Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this B3.2 Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun was an interesting start to the evening.

Tullibardine 225 Sauternes Cask Finish
Tullibardine 225 Sauternes Cask Finish

Been a wee while since I’ve had a Tullibardine dram and when I seen the Sauternes cask finish i thought it was definitely worth a try.

Mortlach 15 Year Old (Gordon and MacPhail)
Mortlach 15 Year Old (Gordon and MacPhail)

With the new range of Mortlach official bottlings failing to impress pretty much everyone when we seen this Gordon and MacPhail version it was a must try.

Mortlach 75 Year Old (Gordon and MacPhail Generations)
Mortlach 75 Year Old (Gordon and MacPhail Generations)

Sometimes things happen that make you take a double take or really blow you mind and this is one of them after being unable to make the launch event I was luckily sent a sample of this whisky from 1939.

Rosebank 1981 22 Year Old (Rare Malts)
Rosebank 1981 22 Year Old (Rare Malts)

Rosebank is the one closed distillery that I have a real bond with, it's a style of whisky that seriously suits me and my palate, but also my wife's aunt used to work there so it has a real connection with me.

Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Red Wine Cask Finish
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Red Wine Cask Finish

This expression is finished in oak casks that were once used to produce the complex, velvety wines of South America..

Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Madeira Cask Finish
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Madeira Cask Finish

This dram is finished in fine, aged Madeira wine casks from an independent island winery dating back to 1850.

Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Bourbon Cask
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Bourbon Cask

This dram is exclusively matured in American bourbon casks, for 19 years and although initially only for the Travel Retail market I believe is now available more widely from places like The Whisky Exchange.

Mystery Malt (Murray McDavid)
Mystery Malt (Murray McDavid)

This dram was part of the Murray McDavid tweet tasting a while back, I unfortunately missed the tasting and have caught up since.

Caol Ila Young and Feisty Provenance (2009) (Douglas Laing)
Caol Ila Young and Feisty Provenance (2009) (Douglas Laing)

This dram was tasted a while back, from my notes it was Stramash 2014, and was left in my notepad without being transferred over to the blog

The Vatting - Westport (Murray McDavid)
The Vatting - Westport (Murray McDavid)

This dram was part of the Murray McDavid tweet tasting a while back, I unfortunately missed the tasting and have caught up since.

Macduff 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Macduff 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

Macduff, or The Deveron as they call it on the official bottlings due to a copyright issue, is a highland distillery which I've tried a number of times now, the official bottlings are all quite light and subtle, some even describable as a watery.

Sheppys Oak Matured Vintage Cider
Sheppys Oak Matured Vintage Cider

So when I first set up this blog the intention was to only review Whisky (or Whiskey) but to be honest I drink way more than just Whisky so over the last few years some Ciders (mainly fruity ones from Sweden), Rum, Tequila and Gin and more have all featured on the blog.

Royal Mile Whiskies 40 Year Old Three Cask Blend
Royal Mile Whiskies 40 Year Old Three Cask Blend

A blend of three sherry cask single malts (Glenrothes, MacAllan and Tamdhu) bottled at natural cask strength and colour and without chill filtration by Royal Mile Whiskies.

Teeling 2002 Single Port Cask
Teeling 2002 Single Port Cask

Thanks to my very good friend Jon (@dvdbloke) from Scotch and Sci-Fi for the sample of this port cask matured Teeling Irish Whiskey.

Aultmore 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Aultmore 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

I'm a big fan of Aultmore and especially the higher strength versions which come through really well, Aultmore is a dram in demand with blenders due to the wonderful flavour profile of this distillery.