Glendronach 1996 PX Sherry Puncheon Cask 1485
Glendronach 1996 PX Sherry Puncheon Cask 1485

This 1996 single cask which was matured in a PX Sherry Puncheon hits all the right notes for me, frirst up no rubber, but it does pruens, sweetness and edges of that bitter dark chocolate that i love.

Jura 30 year old (Wm Cadenhead)
Jura 30 year old (Wm Cadenhead)

It's no secret i'm a bit of a fanboy of Jura whiskies, so when i heard about this dram I ran to my local Cadenheads shop and put my name straight on the list ... in 7th place.

The Big Strand (Morrison & Mackay)
The Big Strand (Morrison & Mackay)

A heavily peated Islay single malt from an unnamed distillery at a reasonable price, yup i'm up for trying that.

Mount Gay XO Cask Strength
Mount Gay XO Cask Strength

Last up in the tasting hosted by The Floating Rum Shack and Mount Gay Rum was the Mount Gay XO Cask Strength.

Mount Gay Origin 2 Copper Pot
Mount Gay Origin 2 Copper Pot

Third up in the tasting hosted by The Floating Rum Shack and Mount Gay Rum was the Mount Gay Origins 2 Copper Pot .

Mount Gay Origins 2 Copper Column
Mount Gay Origins 2 Copper Column

Second up in the tasting hosted by The Floating Rum Shack and Mount Gay Rum was the Mount Gay Origins 2 Copper Column .

Mount Gay Black Barrel
Mount Gay Black Barrel

First up in thie tasting hosted by The Floating Rum Shack and Mount Gay Rum was the Mount Gay Black Bottle.

Inchgower 2002 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)
Inchgower 2002 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)

Another interesting Gordon and MacPhail whisky in the form of this Inchgower 2002 Connoisseurs Choice bottling.

Macallan Edition No.2
Macallan Edition No.2

This Macallan Edition No.2 was launched recently as a limited edition to show the strength of co-creation and mastery when using sherry casks from 4 different bodegas.

Glen Spey 2004 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)
Glen Spey 2004 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)

Another interesting Gordon and MacPhail whisky in the form of this Glen Spey 2004 Connoisseurs Choice bottling.

Blind Pig Whiskey Honey and Apple Cider
Blind Pig Whiskey Honey and Apple Cider

I'm all for interesting, sweet, and tasty cider and cider based drinks so when I seen this Blind Pig Whiskey Honey and Apple Cider in the supermarket i just had to pick up a bottle to give it a try, and well... it said Whiskey too!

Strathisla 2005 Distillery Labels (Gordon  and MacPhail)
Strathisla 2005 Distillery Labels (Gordon and MacPhail)

Strathisla is another of those distilleries that have just not really been on my radar, and i might have missed a few really good drams because of it.

Port Dundas 11yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Port Dundas 11yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

I've been through a couple of this bottles, and a sample, before getting round to finally writing my notes on this, its just so damn drinkable.

Strathclyde 10yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Strathclyde 10yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

This dram is a sister cask to the Mystery Single Grain that i tried at Douglas Laing a couple of years back.

Cameronbridge 24yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Cameronbridge 24yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

When someone suggested matching this Cameronbridge 24 year old with a spiced mixed fruit scone with clotted cream and mixed fruit jam i was a little sceptical, but it was an absolute delight.

Loch Lomond 19yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Loch Lomond 19yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

Another interesting Douglas Laing single grain this Loch Lomond 19 year old has much more cereal and spice notes than i was expecting.

Cambus 24yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Cambus 24yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

This awesome single grain whisky from the closed Cambus distillery arrived as part of my Douglas Laing fellows pack.

Girvan 50yr XOP (Douglas Laing)
Girvan 50yr XOP (Douglas Laing)

a 50 year old single grain whisky, yes please, anything that is older than you are really has to be experienced to be believed and when you get to a certain age it becomes harder to find whiskies that are of that extra age.

Bowmore 1999 Old Particular Feis Ile 2016 (Douglas Laing)
Bowmore 1999 Old Particular Feis Ile 2016 (Douglas Laing)

Way back in March when this dram was announced i was really excited, as Douglas Lain really do produce some damn great drams, but i somehow managed to refrain from tying this until very recently.

Cadenheads 43 Year Old Blend
Cadenheads 43 Year Old Blend

Many thanks to JJ from Whisky Rover who gave me a very generous sample of this cracking blended whisky.