Tasting Notes / Bottles from Tobermory



Ledaig 19yr Marsala Finish
Ledaig 19yr Marsala Finish

This marsala Cask Finish ledaig is due to be launched shortly and was something that really interested me from the initial arrivial of the sample.

Ledaig 2008 10 Year Old (Claxtons)
Ledaig 2008 10 Year Old (Claxtons)

Ledaig, or heavily peated Tobermory, is one of those really popular drams amongst whisky enthusiasts who know that it might have a dirty funk, but that it works so well with peat and sweet! This dram was tasted as part of a tweet tasting featuring drams from the Claxtons independant bottlers.

Ledaig 9 Year Old (Whisky Shop Glenkeir)
Ledaig 9 Year Old (Whisky Shop Glenkeir)

Part of the Whisky Shop Glenkeir Treasures Range

Ledaig Single Malt
Ledaig Single Malt

Ledaig is the name given to peated malt from the Tobermory Distillery on Mull.

SMWS 42.14 Hot Water Bottle
SMWS 42.14 Hot Water Bottle

Back in the early part of 2014 I stated that i wanted to review 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society expressions in 2014, and I thought recently that I wouldn't make it but this 96th post

SMWS 42.16 what it says on the tin
SMWS 42.16 what it says on the tin

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 42.16 what it says on the tin might not taste or smell like ronseal but it's a cracker.

SMWS 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas
SMWS 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas was tasted as part of the first Whisky Roundtable event.

Tobermory 17 Year Old (Whisky Broker)
Tobermory 17 Year Old (Whisky Broker)

I'm still playing catch up with hiskies i've bought or been given samples of over the last year and this is one of those as I bought a bottle of this earlier in the year, drank during the summer and o

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.

Tobermory 2005 12 Year Old Fino Cask Finish
Tobermory 2005 12 Year Old Fino Cask Finish

Tobermory a distillery i tend to enjoy more in it's heavily peated Ledaig form than it's unpeated form and one i've had some odd notes from in the past so interesting to check out some finished in a Fino Sherry cask (yeah I'm not good with Sherry) so this could go one of a number of ways.

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.

Tobermory 21yr Manzanilla Finish
Tobermory 21yr Manzanilla Finish

This Tobermory 21yr Manzanilla Finish was a dram I was a little terrified of before i sampled it, as i'm not usually keen on Sherry finishes and manzanilla sherry i really didn't like.

Tobermory 42 Year old
Tobermory 42 Year old

Occasionally there's a dram that you get offered as a whisky blogger that just utterly blows your mind and this was one of those occasions.

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.

Tobermory Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Tobermory Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

Tonights review is of the Tobermory Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company) and it was one that i didnt get on too well with.