Tasting Notes / Bottles by Wemyss Malts



Darnleys View Gin
Darnleys View Gin

Welcome to Day 12 of #GinMonth as I review Darnleys View Gin.

Darnleys View Spiced Gin
Darnleys View Spiced Gin

Welcome to Day 14 of #GinMonth as I review Darnleys View Spiced Gin.

The Hive Batch Strength - Batch 1 (Wemyss Malts)
The Hive Batch Strength - Batch 1 (Wemyss Malts)

Another sample dram that I've had sitting for way too long, I think partly as I'd tasted this at the launch party, along with the Batch Strength Spice King and Peat Chimney, which I thought I'd already written about it, but then when batch 2 was released recently I realised I hadn't so it's time to do it now.

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.

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.

Wemyss Malts Candied Fruits
Wemyss Malts Candied Fruits

Part of the Spring Summer 2013 Single cask Selection from Wemyss Malts.

Wemyss Malts Caribbean Creme
Wemyss Malts Caribbean Creme

I always love seeing awesome new names on drams and this Wemyss Malts Caribbean Creme is no different.

Wemyss Malts Chocolate Honeycomb
Wemyss Malts Chocolate Honeycomb

Part of the Spring Summer 2013 Single cask Selection from Wemyss Malts.

Wemyss Malts Citrus Burst
Wemyss Malts Citrus Burst

The second in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one from the latest October 2013 batch of releases is Citrus Burst a 1997 vintage from the speyside Linkwood distillery.

Wemyss Malts East Neuk Dunes
Wemyss Malts East Neuk Dunes

The second of two Wemyss Malts drams available exclusively at the distillery is this East Neuk Dunes, a 1990 vintage from Bunnahabhain distillery.

Wemyss Malts Eastern Promise
Wemyss Malts Eastern Promise

The fourth in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one again from the latest October 2013 batch of releases is Eastern Promise a 1995 vintage from the Glen Elgin distillery.

Wemyss Malts Ginger Spice
Wemyss Malts Ginger Spice

Part of the Spring Summer 2013 Single cask Selection from Wemyss Malts.

Wemyss Malts Honeysuckle Bower
Wemyss Malts Honeysuckle Bower

Time for yet another fabulous Wemyss Malts dram this time with the wonderfully named Honeysuckle Bower a 1995 Vintage dram from the Linkwood Distillery.

Wemyss Malts Lemon Cheesecake
Wemyss Malts Lemon Cheesecake

Time for yet another fabulous Wemyss Malts dram this time with the wonderfully named Lemon Cheesecake, a 1988 vintage dram from the Invergordon grain distillery.

Wemyss Malts Lemon Smoke
Wemyss Malts Lemon Smoke

The last in this current series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one being Lemon Smoke, a cracking 1998 vintage dram from Islay's Caol Ila distillery.

Wemyss Malts Lemon Sorbet
Wemyss Malts Lemon Sorbet

When i first heard about the new range from Wemyss Malts the one that jumped out at me was this one, the Lemon Sorbet.

Wemyss Malts Lime Tea Infusion
Wemyss Malts Lime Tea Infusion

The first of two Wemyss Malts drams available exclusively at the distillery is this Lime Tea Infusion, a 1997 vintage from Glenrothes distillery.

Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho
Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho

All whisky bloggers know that there are good blends and not so good blends out there, and the Lord Elcho 15 Year Old is a great blend so when Wemyss Malts released a NAS younger brother it had a lot t

Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho 15 Year Old
Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho 15 Year Old

As new Technology meets every industry, including this one as I post this review from the train using mobile internet somewhere in the ether between Newcastle and Darlington,

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.