Tasting Notes / Bottles from Highland Park



Highland Park New Make Spirit
Highland Park New Make Spirit

We recently had the pleasure of Daryl Haldane (@darylhaldane) from Highland Park coming out to visit us at Livingston Whisky Club

Highland Park Odin
Highland Park Odin

This Highland Park Odin is the fourth (and final) installment of the Valhalla series which also included Thor, Loki and Freya.

Highland Park Ragnvald
Highland Park Ragnvald

I previously reviewed the first three Highland Park Warriors (Travel Retail Only) Series

Highland Park Rebus30 10 Year Old
Highland Park Rebus30 10 Year Old

This 10 year old Highland Park was released in a limited run of 10,000 bottles to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ian Rankins famous Edinburgh detective, Rebus.

Highland Park Sigurd
Highland Park Sigurd

I previously reviewed the first three Highland Park Warriors (Travel Retail Only) Series and over the next few days i'll be adding the reviews of the second batch of three starting with this one the H

Highland Park Spirit of the Bear
Highland Park Spirit of the Bear

Highland Park over the years have produced some really interesting drams, and their Travel Retail ranges have been ones I've liked a good number of before, and although they seem to be getting a fair bit of stick from some whisky quarters at the moment I was really looking forward to trying this range.

Highland Park The Warriors Series - Einar
Highland Park The Warriors Series - Einar

Part of the new Highland Park The Warriors Series which is for Travel Retail Only this is Einar.

Highland Park The Warriors Series - Harald
Highland Park The Warriors Series - Harald

Part of the new Highland Park The Warriors Series which is for Travel Retail Only this is Harald which is the most expensive of the 3 whiskies.

Highland Park The Warriors Series - Svein
Highland Park The Warriors Series - Svein

Part of the new Highland Park The Warriors Series which is for Travel Retail Only.

Highland Park Thor
Highland Park Thor

We recently had the pleasure of Daryl Haldane (@darylhaldane) from Highland Park coming out to visit us at Livingston Whisky Club

Highland Park Thorfinn
Highland Park Thorfinn

I previously reviewed the first three Highland Park Warriors (Travel Retail Only) Series this is the Highland Park Thorfinn, the highest priced and final dram of the range..

Highland Park Valkyrie
Highland Park Valkyrie

The first in a series of Viking Legends drams from Highland Park, this is one i've seen a few mixed reviews on.

Highland Park Wings of the Eagle 16 Year Old
Highland Park Wings of the Eagle 16 Year Old

Another dram in the Highland Park Global Travel Retail series this it the 16 year old Wings of the Eagle expression that seems to be sneaking into standard retail as well as the Duty Free outlets.

SMWS 4.167 - Flapjacks and OJ ’s cereal
SMWS 4.167 - Flapjacks and OJ ’s cereal

part of a wee selection of Highland Park whiskies that shows again how god the distillery is and the great choices made by the SMWS

SMWS 4.182 - Slippery Shape Shifter
SMWS 4.182 - Slippery Shape Shifter

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 4.185 - Take me up to the ball game
SMWS 4.185 - Take me up to the ball game

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 4.185 Take me up to the ball game is from the current December 2013 out-turn.

SMWS 4.188 A Ploughmans Picnic
SMWS 4.188 A Ploughmans Picnic

This sample, from my good friend Adrian (@Mynameisgone) from Whisky Chronicle blog, of this The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 4.188 A Ploughman's Picnic i've had for a wee while now and finally getting r

SMWS 4.191 -  A Romp in the Heather
SMWS 4.191 - A Romp in the Heather

This 4.191 - A Romp in the Heather was tasted at the beginning of the month when I went along to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's clans and drams opening feast at the vaults in Edinburgh with my good

SMWS 4.194 Lip Smacking and Mouth Puckering
SMWS 4.194 Lip Smacking and Mouth Puckering

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 98th post

SMWS 4.214 After hours
SMWS 4.214 After hours

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 4.214 After hours isanother ex bourbon cask from this fabulous distillery that usually use ex sherry and i normally love these.