Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon
Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon

Another cider this time a Black Dragon from the guys and gals at Gwynt Y Ddraig in Wales.

Inchgower 14yr Flora and Fauna
Inchgower 14yr Flora and Fauna

Inchgower is one of those distilleries that i've not had much experience of, my only other review being a single cask from Wemyss Malts called Pears and Almonds, so i was excited to try this flora and fauna bottling.

Arran Circle Cask 42
Arran Circle Cask 42

Thanks to Andy (@andysinc41) for the sample of this Arran circle single cask bottling from cask number 42 bottled 17 October 2007 bottle number 359 of 381.

Redbreast All Sherry Single Cask
Redbreast All Sherry Single Cask

This recently released and exclusive to The Whisky Exchange single cask sherry cask Redbreast Irish Whiskey really is one I was interested in trying so really happy when this sample arrived.

Thatchers Heritage Traditional Somerset Cider
Thatchers Heritage Traditional Somerset Cider

I've seen this 3l bag in a box Thatchers Heritage in the local ASDA quite a few times recently so decided to give it a try.

Wemyss Malts Marmalade Appeal
Wemyss Malts Marmalade Appeal

So I've said before, a number of times, that ex bourbon or American oak tends to be my preference and especially with Glenrothes so I'm a little apprehensive at this but also trust the guys and gals at Wemyss Malts who I tend to trust with their cask selection.

Wemyss Malts Buttered Tealoaf
Wemyss Malts Buttered Tealoaf

Glenrothes is one of those distilleries where I generally prefer ex bourbon or American oak matured so I'm really keen to be trying this 1997-2014 dram matured in a hogshead.

Smiths Glenlivet 1974 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)
Smiths Glenlivet 1974 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)

Yet another for me to try from the Gordon and MacPhail Wood Makes the Whisky campaign is this 1974 Vintage Glenlivet which is a seriously exciting thought trying a dram distilled a year before my birth.

Rock Oyster Cask Strength (Douglas Laing)
Rock Oyster Cask Strength (Douglas Laing)

The amazing drinks geniuses at Douglas Laing recently announced this Cask Strength version of Rock Oyster from their Remarkable Malts series so really excited to try this.

Macallan 2006 Speymalt (Gordon and MacPhail)
Macallan 2006 Speymalt (Gordon and MacPhail)

Another from the Gordon and MacPhail Wood Makes the Whisky campaign this Macallan 2006 from the Speymalt series looks very interesting for what is effectively a 9 year old Macallan.

Glenrothes 8yr MacPhails Collection (Gordon and MacPhail)
Glenrothes 8yr MacPhails Collection (Gordon and MacPhail)

Another from the Gordon and MacPhail Wood Makes the Whisky campaign this is the Glenrothes 8 year old from the MacPhails Collection.

Benromach 35 Year Old
Benromach 35 Year Old

The latest release from the Benromach distillery is one that harks back to a time before Gordon and MacPhail took over the running of the distillery.

Thatchers Tremletts and Falstaff Cider
Thatchers Tremletts and Falstaff Cider

This is one of a couple of new release Thatchers Ciders that I was very kindly sent to review by the amazing guys and girls at Thatchers.

Glenmorangie Milsean
Glenmorangie Milsean

This Glenmorangie Milsean is the 7th release in Glenmorangie's private edition series which has in general been very well received.

Thatchers Somerset Redstreak and Katy Cider
Thatchers Somerset Redstreak and Katy Cider

This is one of a couple of new release Thatchers Ciders that I was very kindly sent to review by the amazing guys and girls at Thatchers.

Thatchers 2015 Vintage Oak Aged Somerset Cider
Thatchers 2015 Vintage Oak Aged Somerset Cider

I've tried the 2013 vintage oak aged Somerset cider and really enjoyed it so when this arrived along with a couple of other new release Thatchers Ciders I was excited to try it.

Three Ships 10yr Single Cask PX Finish
Three Ships 10yr Single Cask PX Finish

A while back a campaign by Mark Hughes (@fr1day) from Whisky Tasting Fellowship to get Three Ships to release more of their maturing whisky resulted in the release of this single cask.

Tobermory 20yr (Lady of the Glen)
Tobermory 20yr (Lady of the Glen)

It's been a little while since I tried any of the Lady of the Glen releases so it was great to be offered a sample of this Tobermory.

Yamazaki Distillers Reserve
Yamazaki Distillers Reserve

I've seen this Yamazaki Distillers Edition in my local Sainsburys along with the Hakushu Distillers Edition and never picked up either so on a recent sample swap with Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) when the opportunity to try it arose I jumped at it

Orchard Pig Reveller
Orchard Pig Reveller

I now can't go anywhere without looking for a cider or whisky i've not tried before so a recent trip to the local JD Wetherspoons for a catch up with some friends resulted in my having a bottle of this Orchard Pig cider.