Anon 13 Year Old Batch 1 (The Rare Casks)
Anon 13 Year Old Batch 1 (The Rare Casks)

This Anonymous Batch 1 dram comes from the Rare Cask range from Abbey Whisky, a range of very nice single cask bottlings.

Tobermory 1994 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Tobermory 1994 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

I've had a bit of a Rollercoaster ride when it comes to whisky from Tobermory, including the Ledaig peated versions, with some i loved and some i hated, so i was quite aprehensive about this dram.

Glendronach 2003 PX (The Green Welly)
Glendronach 2003 PX (The Green Welly)

This 11 year old 2003 vintage Glendronach was bottled exclusively to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Green Welly Stop in Tyndrum.

GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 4
GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 4

The last batches of this Glendronach Cask Strength have been fabulous and i expected no less for this one.

Glendronach 8yo The Hielan
Glendronach 8yo The Hielan

I really like seeing nice new young expressions where the producers aren't afraid to admit the age of the whisky, there's no need not to in my opinion.

Linkwood 1990 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Linkwood 1990 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

I have to admit to having not partaken in enough from Linkwood Distillery to know a massive amount about it other than i've liked all the ones i've tried,

Springbank 1996 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Springbank 1996 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

There is one distillery that many people have as their holy grail of currently still producing distilleries and that is the Campbeltown distillery of Springbank.

Campbeltown Blended Malt (Wm Cadenhead)
Campbeltown Blended Malt (Wm Cadenhead)

Back in January, the 10th of January to be precise, I was in Edinburgh with my gorgeous wife and we stopped off at the Cadenheads shop for a look.

Littlemill 1988 Old & Rare (Hunter Laing)
Littlemill 1988 Old & Rare (Hunter Laing)

When this dram was announced back in April it was one that I really fancied trying as Littlemill's are becoming rarer

Glenlivet Founders Reserve
Glenlivet Founders Reserve

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Glenlivet Founder's Reserve.

Tomatin Cask Strength Batch 1
Tomatin Cask Strength Batch 1

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Tomatin Cask Strength Batch 1 .

Strathclyde 2005 9yr Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)
Strathclyde 2005 9yr Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)

If i was pushed i'd always say i preferred Malt whisky to Grain whisky and ex Bourbon to Ex Sherry but this dram has changed that for me.

Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak
Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak from Tomatin.

Scallywag Limited Edition No. 1 (Douglas Laing)
Scallywag Limited Edition No. 1 (Douglas Laing)

Now lets get this straight and out there right from the get go, I'm a huge fan of the standard bottling of Douglas Laing's Speyside Blended Malt Scallywag,

Invergordon 1984 30yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)
Invergordon 1984 30yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

Benrinnes 1995 19yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)
Benrinnes 1995 19yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

Bunnahabhain 1989 25yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)
Bunnahabhain 1989 25yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

Ben Nevis 18yr Dancing Stag (Robert Graham)
Ben Nevis 18yr Dancing Stag (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

SMWS 14.3
SMWS 14.3

This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 14.3 dates back to before the bottles were given interesting names and tasting notes on the bottles, having been distilled in 1979 and bottled in 1996.

Wemyss Malts Cacao Geyser
Wemyss Malts Cacao Geyser

Time for yet another fabulous Wemyss Malts dram this time with the wonderfully named Cacao Geyser a 1998 Vintage from the Bowmore Distillery on Islay.