Deanston Virgin Oak
Deanston Virgin Oak

Another dram that I've been hogging and sipping my way through before realising that I hadn't previously reviewed with this Deanston Virgin Oak. In fact this will actually be my firest review of an Own Bottling of Deanston which shocked me as I was sure i'd reviewed some in the past, and i will definitely be fixing that in the future.

Tobermory 6yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)
Tobermory 6yr Provenance (Douglas Laing)

I've had this bottle of 6 year old Tobermory, distilled in 2006, from Douglas Laing for quite some time and been sipping on it for some time without realising I hadn't previously reviewed it so was time I got round to it.

Bunnahabhain 15yr Heavily Peated (Signatory
Bunnahabhain 15yr Heavily Peated (Signatory

I've had this dram sitting in my to do list for probably two years after it was sent to me by my friend Matt Veira (@mattveira) from the Guildford Whisky Blog and thought it was time to get it done.

ASDA Extra Special Islay Malt Whisky
ASDA Extra Special Islay Malt Whisky

A while back after a chat with my friend Barry Bradford (@thewhiskyphiles) from The WhiskyPhiles blog, about the fact I wanted to review more supermarket drams, he popped up with this one, and a few others.

Port Askaig Harbour 19 Year Old
Port Askaig Harbour 19 Year Old

Many thanks to my good friend Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) who kindly sent me a sample of this dram

Murray McDavid Crafted Blend
Murray McDavid Crafted Blend

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

Elements of Islay Peat
Elements of Islay Peat

I've not had a huge amount of the Elements of Islay range but those I have had I've certainly enjoyed.

Robert Graham Living Cask (January 2014)
Robert Graham Living Cask (January 2014)

We've all considered making our own blended malts, and some even do it using the heels of bottles or samples to make their own and then there are companies like Robert Graham who do it for you as part of the Living Cask series.

SMWS 27.108 A Savoury Experience
SMWS 27.108 A Savoury Experience

Most of the whisky I've had from this distillery has been in ex sherry casks but this ex bourbon from distillery 27 really does add a fresh fruity tropical note that I wasn't expecting.

Arran Machrie Moor Cask Strength Batch 2
Arran Machrie Moor Cask Strength Batch 2

Peated to 20PPM this 2nd batch of cask strength Machrie Moor was given to me as a sample from Andy (@andysinc41).

Jura 1998 Elements Fire
Jura 1998 Elements Fire

I picked up this bottle of Jura 1998 Elements Fire whilst at the distillery in 2014 and opened it recently for a few drams.

SMWS 5.48 Stave New World
SMWS 5.48 Stave New World

Thanks to Andy (@andysinc41) for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 5.48 Stave New World from one of my favourite distilleries.

SMWS 7.113 Takes You To Another Place
SMWS 7.113 Takes You To Another Place

This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram I've had sitting about for a while, I believe it didn't appear on the official outturn and is one of only 147 bottles matured in a 2nd fill port barrique.

Westons Rosies Pig
Westons Rosies Pig

Another from Henry Westons is this Rosie's Pig which I tasted on a recent night out in Edinburgh

Bowmore Tempest Batch 5
Bowmore Tempest Batch 5

I tasted this Bowmore Tempest Batch 5 whilst at the Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience in March 2016.

Aberlour aBunadh Batch 53
Aberlour aBunadh Batch 53

I tasted this Aberlour aBunadh Batch 53 whilst at the Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience in March 2016.

Strathclyde 13yr Cask Strength Edition (Chivas Brothers)
Strathclyde 13yr Cask Strength Edition (Chivas Brothers)

I tasted this Strathclyde 13yr Cask Strength Edition whilst at the Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience in March 2016.

Cutty Sark 12 Year Old
Cutty Sark 12 Year Old

I tasted this Cutty Sark 12 Year Old whilst at the Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience in March 2016.

Glen Scotia 15 Year Old
Glen Scotia 15 Year Old

Glen Scotia is one of those distilleries where i really quite like the character of and yet i'm guilty of not trying or buying as much of it as i would normally.

Stowford Press
Stowford Press

Another cider this time a Stowford Press which i tried in the Bow Bar, which still holds the title as the first Edinburgh pub i ever drank in bank in 1992.