Tomatin 1988 Vintage Port Finish
Tomatin 1988 Vintage Port Finish

Anyone who knows me, knows that i have a real fondness for port matured or port finished whiskies and this is no different as this 1988 vintage port finish which has been added to the Tomatin core ran

Tomatin 1988 Port Finish cask 36442
Tomatin 1988 Port Finish cask 36442

Back in October last year when i toured Tomatin distillery (see post here) as a competition winner, I not only had a brilliant day out but also came away with a wee extra.

Ardbeg Auriverdes
Ardbeg Auriverdes

The Ardbeg annual Feis Ile release is always accompanied by a bit of fanfare and lots of excited collectors and resellers as this dram will not last long on the shelves.

Bunnahabhain 26yr (Lady of The Glen)
Bunnahabhain 26yr (Lady of The Glen)

I've been lucky enough to try a couple of whiskies from Lady of the Glen now and i've been impressed with the quality of the drams from this small independant bottler and this dram is no different.

Glen Moray 2006 Sauternes Cask Sample
Glen Moray 2006 Sauternes Cask Sample

A good while back the utterly awesome Iain Allan (@iain_g_allan) posted a picture of a new Glen Moray sauternes cask dram on Facebook and I drooled over the picture lots.

Port Dundas 21 Year Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)
Port Dundas 21 Year Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)

For anyone who is not long into a whisky journey then a stop off at grain whisky is a must.

Glenlivet Nadurra Oloroso (Travel Retail)
Glenlivet Nadurra Oloroso (Travel Retail)

The Glenlivet Nadurra has always been, and will remain, one of my favourite drams, the tropical fruits and lovely vanilla notes from the ex-bourbon cask works for my palate.

Glencadam 22 yr Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)
Glencadam 22 yr Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)

I loved the previous Rare Casks series from Abbey Whisky so was really excited to try this Glencadam 22 Year Old.

SMWS 59.48 - A sensory journey
SMWS 59.48 - A sensory journey

This 59.48 - A sensory journey 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 frie

SMWS 36.74 - Whiter than White
SMWS 36.74 - Whiter than White

This 36.74 - Whiter than White 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 frie

SMWS 93.58 - A manly adventure
SMWS 93.58 - A manly adventure

This 93.58 - A manly adventure 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 frie

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 44.61 - Flower bouquet with a love note
SMWS 44.61 - Flower bouquet with a love note

This 44.61 - Flower bouquet with a love note 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 wit

Bowmore Gold Reef
Bowmore Gold Reef

This Bowmore Gold Reef is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore.

Bowmore White Sands 17 Year Old
Bowmore White Sands 17 Year Old

This Bowmore White Sands is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore and the only one of the three new expressions to carry an age statement.

Bowmore Black Rock
Bowmore Black Rock

This Bowmore Black Rock is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore.

Tomatin 2000 Port Finish Cask #36406
Tomatin 2000 Port Finish Cask #36406

I was lucky enough to win a sample of this dram from the Tomatin newletter.

Tomatin 14 Year Old Port Finish
Tomatin 14 Year Old Port Finish

One of the latest additions to the Tomatin range this is the 14 year old port finish.

Kilkerran Work In Progress 5 Sherry Wood
Kilkerran Work In Progress 5 Sherry Wood

Last week I caught up with a distillery that I have followed with great interest since 2009.

Reference Series 3
Reference Series 3

Now here comes a new and exciting range of three blended malt whiskies from Maverick Drinks.