SMWS 73.61 A Work of Art
SMWS 73.61 A Work of Art

Thanks to Yoav (@yoavgel) from the Whisky Gospel blog for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 73.61 A Work of Art which i'm sure Yoav gave me way back in August.

SMWS G10.5 A Schweppervescence Moment
SMWS G10.5 A Schweppervescence Moment

Thanks to Dave (@whiskydiscovery) from the Whisky Discovery blog for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society G10.5 A Schweppervescence Moment, a sample i've had in the house for a while now.

Glenmorangie Dornoch
Glenmorangie Dornoch

This Glenmorangie Dornoch is the Travel Retail exclusive release from Glenmorangie and is named as such as the distillery sits on the banks of Dornoch Firth.

SMWS 9.82 Breathe in Long
SMWS 9.82 Breathe in Long

Another from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as November's bottle was this 9.82 Breathe in Long, the second bottle we received this this distillery.

SMWS 72.37 Early Morning Walk
SMWS 72.37 Early Morning Walk

I was lucky enough to try this The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 72.37 Early Morning Walk on a recent visit to Queen Street with some friends to celebrate my friends birthday.

SMWS 37.56 Sweet Tart and Spicy
SMWS 37.56 Sweet Tart and Spicy

Always loving trying a The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky thats from a distillery that i haven't tried single cask whisky from so this 37.56 Sweet Tart and Spicy was a welcome treat.

Benromach Origins Batch 4 Port Pipes
Benromach Origins Batch 4 Port Pipes

I really like sweet Port finished whiskies so when i noticed this Benromach Origins Batch 4 had spent it's entire 10 year life in Port pipes i couldnt resist buying a bottle.

Benromach 2000 Port Finish
Benromach 2000 Port Finish

I really like sweet Port finished whiskies so when i noticed this Benromach 2000 port finish it jumped up my to get list and a bottle was purchased.

Benromach Sassicaia Wood Finish
Benromach Sassicaia Wood Finish

Knowing that i like sweet Port finished whiskies my friend Adrian (@mynameisgone) from the Whisky Chronicle blog sent me a sample of this Benromach Sassicaia.

Benromach 100 Proof
Benromach 100 Proof

A 10 year old 100 degree proof (UK so 57% ABV) Benromach, yes i don't mind if i do.

Label 5 Gold Heritage
Label 5 Gold Heritage

I'd like to thank Iain (@iain_g_allan) the Visitor Centre Manager at Glen Moray for the very generous sample of this hard to find blended dram.

Label 5 12 Year Old
Label 5 12 Year Old

After discussing with Iain (@iain_g_allan) the Visitor Centre Manager at Glen Moray how much i was interested in label 5 and had arranged a bottle of the Classic Black from France Iain let me know tha

Label 5 Classic Black
Label 5 Classic Black

This particular dram i sourced via fellow whisky blogger and enthusiast Franck who was kind enough to buy a bottle at a french supermarket for me and send it all the way back to Scotland

Big Peat Christmas Edition 2011 (Douglas Laing)
Big Peat Christmas Edition 2011 (Douglas Laing)

I managed to miss this dram but luckily my good friend Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog had a bottle and sent me a dram of it.

Big Peat Christmas Edition 2013 (Douglas Laing)
Big Peat Christmas Edition 2013 (Douglas Laing)

I loved this dram so much when it came out that i bought 2 bottles and still have around 1/2 a bottle left.

Port Charlotte Islay Barley
Port Charlotte Islay Barley

This Port Charlotte Islay Barley, is the most recent release from the Port Charlotte stable and is a pleasure to drink.

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley
Port Charlotte Scottish Barley

This Port Charlotte Scottish Barley, which i happen to now have an unopened bottle of, is a cracking dram that i'm glad my very good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) of Whisky Gospel sent me to sample.

Elements of Islay PL2
Elements of Islay PL2

This Elements of Islay PL2 sample was courtesy of fellow blogger Chris Miles (@chrismiles303) of the Still Dramming Blog.

SMWS 127.33 Mouth-numbing mountaineering dram
SMWS 127.33 Mouth-numbing mountaineering dram

This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 127.33 Mouth-numbing mountaineering dram was the first The Scotch Malt Whisky Society that i helped my good friend Matt Veira (@mattveira)

Big Peat Christmas Edition 2014 (Douglas Laing)
Big Peat Christmas Edition 2014 (Douglas Laing)

Big Peat from Douglas Laing is a really well known Islay blended malt which has now been releasing an annual Christmas Limited run for a few years and this is the 2014 version.