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Reference Series 2
Reference Series 2

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

Reference Series 1
Reference Series 1

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

Glen Garioch 1998 Wine Cask Matured
Glen Garioch 1998 Wine Cask Matured

When you manage to get the chance to do a blind tasting of something new and exciting then you really cant say no can you so finally after getting my exam out the way heres my notes and guess for the

Cù Bòcan 1989
Cù Bòcan 1989

The second release from the Cù Bòcan from Tomatin distillery, this 1989 vintage peated variant really is a cracker.

Bruichladdich Black Art Batch 4
Bruichladdich Black Art Batch 4

On my second visit to the excellent Mor Whisky Club at Oran Mor, we were treated to a special night in the company of Bruichladdich's very own Joanne Brown- Brand Manager covering the UK, Europe and A

anCnoc Tushkar
anCnoc Tushkar

Last Wednesday as you may already know, I had the pleasure of being invited to anCnoc's trip to the Dark Side launch night for the new peated collection.

anCnoc Flaughter
anCnoc Flaughter

Last Wednesday as you may already know, I had the pleasure of being invited to anCnoc's trip to the Dark Side launch night for the new peated collection.

anCnoc Rutter
anCnoc Rutter

Last Wednesday as you may already know I had the pleasure of being invited to anCnoc's trip to the Dark Side launch night for the new peated collection.

SMWS 129.1 A Smoky, Peachy, Yoghurt of Loveliness
SMWS 129.1 A Smoky, Peachy, Yoghurt of Loveliness

The sixth dram of the night on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in London organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 129.1 A Smoky, Pe

SMWS R2.3 Visiting A Gothic Art Gallery
SMWS R2.3 Visiting A Gothic Art Gallery

The fifth dram of the night on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in London organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this R2.3 Visting A Go

SMWS 46.22 An Italian Kitchen
SMWS 46.22 An Italian Kitchen

The Second dram of the night on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Lodon organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 46.22 An Italian

SMWS 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden
SMWS 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden

First up on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Lodon organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden.

Bunnahabhain 8 Year Old Heavily Peated (Gordon & MacPhail)
Bunnahabhain 8 Year Old Heavily Peated (Gordon & MacPhail)

Second helping from the Oran Mor Whisky club was a lovely Gordon & MacPhail Bunnahabhain.

Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho 15 Year Old
Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho 15 Year Old

As new Technology meets every industry, including this one as I post this review from the train using mobile internet somewhere in the ether between Newcastle and Darlington,

Longrow Peated
Longrow Peated

On a visit to the Oran Mor whisky club, I was introduced to an old friend who has changed their appearance.

SMWS 116.17 Pin Ball Wizard in Japanese Tea House
SMWS 116.17 Pin Ball Wizard in Japanese Tea House

The second of two Japanese Scotch Malt Whisky Society drams provided as samples from the very awesome Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's London venue.

SMWS 124.3 All the Complexities of Summer
SMWS 124.3 All the Complexities of Summer

The first of two Japanese Scotch Malt Whisky Society drams provided as samples from the very awesome Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's London venue.

Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve
Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve

This Rarest Vintage Reserve was tasted as part of a Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire, he unfortuanately took unwell just before it and we would like to wish him

Jameson Select Reserve
Jameson Select Reserve

This Select Reserve was tasted as part of a Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire, he unfortuanately took unwell just before it and we would like to wish him a full

Jameson Gold Reserve
Jameson Gold Reserve

This Jameson Gold Reserve was tasted as part of a Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire, he unfortuanately took unwell just before it and we would like to wish him a