Springbank Society Bottling 2013
Springbank Society Bottling 2013

This is yet another interesting dram, being the Springbank Society bottling from November 2013, which is a 12 year old Springbank matured in Fresh Port.

SMWS 29.199 Eureka Moment
SMWS 29.199 Eureka Moment

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 29.199 Eureka Moment is from a distillery i love lots but for some reason i don't drink as much of as i should.

Ledaig 19yr Marsala Finish
Ledaig 19yr Marsala Finish

This marsala Cask Finish ledaig is due to be launched shortly and was something that really interested me from the initial arrivial of the sample.

Jura 22yr One For The Road
Jura 22yr One For The Road

Only 5000 of these bottles were produced, as a farewell shout to distillery Manager Willie Cochrane who was retiring. Finished in Pinot Noir casks and bottled at natural strength this is an interesting dram.

High West American Prairie Reserve
High West American Prairie Reserve

I was lucky enough to be gifted for review a Drinks by the Dram American Whiskey Advent Calendar and this High West American Prairie Reserve is one of the drams from that calendar.

Glenmorangie Bacalta
Glenmorangie Bacalta

I'm always intrigued when Glenmorangie announce their annual Private Edition bottling and with this years finished in Sun Baked madiera casks I was really interested.

SMWS 36.105 Herbal Delights
SMWS 36.105 Herbal Delights

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 36.105 Herbal Delights, 13 year old, from a distillery I love in ex bourbon and hate in ex sherry, is a real eye opener.

Wemyss Malts Smouldering Hickory
Wemyss Malts Smouldering Hickory

This single cask 1997 vintage from Bunnahabhain Distillery and bottled by Wemyss was exclusively available from the new Kingsbarns Distillery when it opened in 2014.

Dufftown Glenlivet 12 Years Old
Dufftown Glenlivet 12 Years Old

Back in October 2016 the SMWS announced that Charles MacLean had handpicked 30 old and rare whiskies to go on sale in the new revamped bar at Queen St and this was one of those drams.

New York Distilling Company Ragtime Rye
New York Distilling Company Ragtime Rye

I was lucky enough to be gifted for review a Drinks by the Dram American Whiskey Advent Calendar and this New York Distilling Company Ragtime Rye is one of the drams from that calendar.

Rock Town Arkansas Rye
Rock Town Arkansas Rye

I was lucky enough to be gifted for review a Drinks by the Dram American Whiskey Advent Calendar and this Rock Town Arkansas Rye is one of the drams from that calendar.

Bowmore 30 Year Old Sea Dragon
Bowmore 30 Year Old Sea Dragon

A 30 year old Bowmore in a fabulous Ceramic bottle and with a serious collectibility factor? of course I'd like to try this so when JJ offered this one as a share I was straight onto it.

SMWS 5.53 Exotic Fruits and Eastern Spice
SMWS 5.53 Exotic Fruits and Eastern Spice

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 5.53 Exotic fruits and Eastern spice a 16 year old dram matured for 14 years in ex bourbon then 2 years in ex sauternes

Strathisla 1953 Speyside Collection (Gordon and MacPhail)
Strathisla 1953 Speyside Collection (Gordon and MacPhail)

This Strathisla 1953 is a delicious dram filled with a mix of sherry cask notes of christmas cake and spices, raspberry and nutella cupcakes and a splash of Soor Plooms, this is complex, tasty and with a finish that goes on for a long time.

English Whisky Company 5yr Batch 1 (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)
English Whisky Company 5yr Batch 1 (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)

Sometimes there's a dram that comes along that you know just is not for you, and this English Whisky Company 5yr Batch 1 from That Boutiquey Whisky Company is one of them.

Paul John 6yr Batch 2 (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)
Paul John 6yr Batch 2 (That Boutiquey Whisky Company)

I've had a fair bit of Indian whisky over the years and seen Paul John once at a festival but i wasn't taking notes that day, so it was interesting to try this one.

Dalmore 24yr Ex Rum (Wm Cadenheads)
Dalmore 24yr Ex Rum (Wm Cadenheads)

This is another of those drams that arrived as a sample from a friend who i regularly swap samples with, and an interesting one it is too.

Westons Rosies Pig Hand Brake with Damson
Westons Rosies Pig Hand Brake with Damson

Another fruity cider from Westons which adds cloudy cider and a dash of fruit and ends up being brilliant.

Westons Rosies Pig Flat Tyre With Rhubarb
Westons Rosies Pig Flat Tyre With Rhubarb

A fruity cider thats made from realy apples, yes please, and one that contains Rhubarb which is one of my favourite things in the world ever, even more yes please.

Whistlepig 10 Year Old Straight Rye
Whistlepig 10 Year Old Straight Rye

I was lucky enough to be gifted for review a Drinks by the Dram American Whiskey Advent Calendar and this Whistlepig 10 Year Old Straight Rye is one of the drams from that calendar.