Tasting Notes / Reviews By Date



Mystery Speyside 20yr (Lady of the Glen)
Mystery Speyside 20yr (Lady of the Glen)

I always love hearing about new and exciting single cask releases and then when i get to taste them thats even better, this is the Mystery Speyside 20Year Old from Lady of the Glen a small up and comi

Ben Nevis 16yr (Lady of the Glen)
Ben Nevis 16yr (Lady of the Glen)

I always love hearing about new and exciting single cask releases and then when i get to taste them thats even better, this is the Ben Nevis 16 Year Old from Lady of the Glen a small up and coming ind

SMWS 30.72 Take a Break and Have a...
SMWS 30.72 Take a Break and Have a...

I bought this Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottle when looking for port finished, or matured whiskies and 30.72 Take a Break and Have a... really does hit the spot.

SMWS 30.77 This is Nuts
SMWS 30.77 This is Nuts

Another Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottle, this time 30.77 This is Nuts, which i'd like to thank Chris Miles (@chrismiles303) from Still Dramming for the generous sample.

SMWS 30.80 A Wicker Basket Full of Dark Pleasures
SMWS 30.80 A Wicker Basket Full of Dark Pleasures

Part of a Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottle that was shared by a small group of whisky bloggers and whisky fans this is 30.80 A Wicker Basket Full of Dark Pleasures.

The Speyside 13yr (Glenkeir Treasures)
The Speyside 13yr (Glenkeir Treasures)

Thanks to my Mate David for this one which was a dram he received as a gift after a recent wedding.

Glenrothes 1978 Vintage
Glenrothes 1978 Vintage

This is an outstanding dram from The Glenrothes in the 1978 Vintage.

Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve
Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve

A cracking sherried dram from The Glenrothes is this recently released Sherry Cask Reserve.

Glenrothes Robur Reserve
Glenrothes Robur Reserve

Another interesting dram from The Glenrothes this is the Robur Reserve normally only available in Travel Retail.

Glenrothes Alba Reserve
Glenrothes Alba Reserve

A fabulous dram from The Glenrothes this Alba Reserve is all ex bourbon matured giving it huge pear notes of pear drops and tinned pears in syrup.

Bowmore Devils Casks II
Bowmore Devils Casks II

This Bowmore Devil's Casks II was tasted as part of the #AngelsandDevils twitter tasting with Morrison Bowmore Master Blender Rachel Barrie (@TheLadyBlender) on 30th October.

Auchentoshan Virgin Oak II
Auchentoshan Virgin Oak II

This Auchentoshan Virgin Oak II was tasted as part of the #AngelsandDevils twitter tasting with Morrison Bowmore Master Blender Rachel Barrie (@TheLadyBlender) on 30th October.

Balblair 2000 Single Cask #1345
Balblair 2000 Single Cask #1345

Part of a Balblair tweet tasting this 2000 vintage cask 1345 is from an ex sherry butt.

Balblair 2000 Single Cask #0191
Balblair 2000 Single Cask #0191

Part of a Balblair tweet tasting this 2000 vintage cask 0191 is from a cask that previously held a peated islay whisky..

Balblair 2000 Single Cask #1350
Balblair 2000 Single Cask #1350

Part of a Balblair tweet tasting this 2000 vintage cask 1350 is a second fill ex bourbon cask.

Glenrothes 21 Year Old (1990) (Old Malt Cask)
Glenrothes 21 Year Old (1990) (Old Malt Cask)

This Glenrothes 21 Year Old from the Old Malt Cask series dates to before the split of Hunter Laing and Douglas Laing when everything came under Douglas Laing .

Ardbeg 21 Yr PX Cask Finish (Darkness)
Ardbeg 21 Yr PX Cask Finish (Darkness)

Part of the Darkness series of drams from Maverick Drinks where they are finishing whiskies in 50L ex sherry casks for a matter of months giving a unique taste and flavour.

Ardbeg Airigh Nam Biest (2007 bottling)
Ardbeg Airigh Nam Biest (2007 bottling)

Thanks to my good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) from Whisky Gospel for the sample of this 2007 bottling of Ardbeg Airigh Nam Biest.

Ardbeg Kildalton Project 2014
Ardbeg Kildalton Project 2014

An interesting dram the Ardbeg Kildalton Project 2014 with this review based on a sample provided by Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) from The Nosing Arse blog.

SMWS 31.27 Bold Sailors Dram
SMWS 31.27 Bold Sailors Dram

Another Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram with 31.27 Bold Sailors Dram which is a sailty gentle smoky chalky brilliant example of the amazing casks of whisky at this distillery.