Tasting Notes / Reviews By Date



SMWS 121.64 Maggie Thatcher at the Funfair
SMWS 121.64 Maggie Thatcher at the Funfair

Another cracker from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society this is the wonderfully titled 121.64 Maggie Thatcher at the Funfair is fabulous too

Robbie Douglas Islay Malt 22 Year Old
Robbie Douglas Islay Malt 22 Year Old

A while Back David Carson (@TIA568B) sent me a sample of a 21 Year Old North British Grain from independant bottlers Robbie Douglas which was superb so when i was offered the chance to sample and revi

Littlemill 21 Year Old (Lady of the Glen)
Littlemill 21 Year Old (Lady of the Glen)

This is the second release from Lady of the Glen that i've had the pleasure of trying, and a really lovely dram it is too.

Master of Malt 60 Year Old Speyside
Master of Malt 60 Year Old Speyside

This is the oldest whisky i have ever had the pleasure of tasting, with this particular dram having been distilled in 1954.

SMWS 53.196 Waiting for the Ambulance
SMWS 53.196 Waiting for the Ambulance

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 53.196 Waiting for the Ambulance

SMWS 93.57 Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of This
SMWS 93.57 Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of This

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 93.57 Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of This

SMWS 35.108 - A Feast of Flavours
SMWS 35.108 - A Feast of Flavours

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 35.108 - A Feast of Flavours

SMWS 39.93 - Pork Chops in Red Wine Sauce
SMWS 39.93 - Pork Chops in Red Wine Sauce

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 39.93 - Pork Chops in Red Wine Sauce

SMWS 41.58 - Juicy, Juicy, tart and fruity
SMWS 41.58 - Juicy, Juicy, tart and fruity

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 41.58 - Juicy, Juicy, tart and fruity

Tomatin Decades
Tomatin Decades

Another outstanding dram from Tomatin this time the Tomatin Decades, thanks to Ben (@ben_cops) from Bens Whisky Blog for the sample.

SMWS 48.42 Grown Up Ice Lollies
SMWS 48.42 Grown Up Ice Lollies

Another of my recent Scotch Malt Whisky Society purchases, this is 48.42 Grown Up Ice Lollies

Glen Scotia 2001 Cask Sample
Glen Scotia 2001 Cask Sample

For my first review I was unsure where to begin but as events unfolded last week it soon became obvious where to start

SMWS - Somerset Cider Brandy Cask 1
SMWS - Somerset Cider Brandy Cask 1

Well it turns out over the years the Scotch Malt Whisky Society have occasionally bottled some weird and wonderful things as shown by this Somerest Cider Brandy Cask 1 bottling.

Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Rich Oak
Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Rich Oak

Another very interesting dram, this time the Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Rich Oak.

Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Distillery Edition
Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Distillery Edition

Another very interesting dram, this time the Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Distillery Edition.

Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix
Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix

Some whiskies have a really interesting back story and this Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix is definitely one of them.

Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut (Douglas Laing)
Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut (Douglas Laing)

As a blogger I'm sometimes very lucky and get to taste some incredible whiskies, this time is no different as I taste the Mortlach 21 Year Old Directors Cut from Douglas Laing.

No.3 Gin
No.3 Gin

Welcome to Day 28 and the last day of #GinMonth as I review No.3 Gin.

Glenmorangie Finealta
Glenmorangie Finealta

I've had a good few of the Glenmorangie Private Edition drams now but this was my first time tasting Finealta which had been provided to me by my good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) from the Whisky Gospel Blo

SMWS 125.70 A Dram of Two Halves
SMWS 125.70 A Dram of Two Halves

Yes, another Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling this time 125.70 A Dram of Two Halves a dram that was passed to me by Chris Miles (@chrismiles303) from Still Dramming.