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Israeli Rum Cask Spirit 2.5yr
Israeli Rum Cask Spirit 2.5yr

On a recent trip to Scotland my good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) brought me a little mystery sample.

SMWS 29.150 - Hand Rolled Cuban Cigars
SMWS 29.150 - Hand Rolled Cuban Cigars

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 4.182 - 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 2.84 - Katherine Hepburn in a Vintage Jaguar
SMWS 2.84 - Katherine Hepburn in a Vintage Jaguar

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 9.79 - Quiet Time Dram
SMWS 9.79 - Quiet Time Dram

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 76.113 - John Barleycorn was a hero bold
SMWS 76.113 - John Barleycorn was a hero bold

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 127.37 - Dinosaurs Dancing to Stravinsky
SMWS 127.37 - Dinosaurs Dancing to Stravinsky

Yet another brilliant dram from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society this is the SMWS 127.37 Dinosaurs Dancing to Stravinsky.

Cragganmore 21yr (Glenkeir - The Whisky Shop)
Cragganmore 21yr (Glenkeir - The Whisky Shop)

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

Aberlour 12 Year Old (Non Chill Filtered)
Aberlour 12 Year Old (Non Chill Filtered)

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour 12 year old Non chill filtered.

Aberlour aBunadh Batch 45
Aberlour aBunadh Batch 45

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour a'bunadh Batch 45.

Aberlour 18 Year Old
Aberlour 18 Year Old

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour 18.

Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask Matured
Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask Matured

The Aberlour Tweet Tasting organised by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) gave me the chance to try this lovely Aberlour 16.

Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage (ex peaty casks)
Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage (ex peaty casks)

I recently managed to get onto an Old Pulteney Twitter Tasting, but I unfortuanately i managed to miss the tasting due to some family issues,

Old Pulteney Navigator
Old Pulteney Navigator

I recently managed to get onto an Old Pulteney Twitter Tasting, but I unfortuanately i managed to miss the tasting due to some family issues,

Origin – Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria
Origin – Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria

It's not Just Whisky on here you know, sometimes i even review some Gin, like this Origin – Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria from the creative geniuses at Master of Malt.

Tomatin 12yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Tomatin 12yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

Part of a wee series of Burns Malt single cask bottlings from The Whisky Barrel this is the Tomatin 12yr Burns Malt.

SMWS 77.32 - Salivating Sweetness: Savoury Whispers
SMWS 77.32 - Salivating Sweetness: Savoury Whispers

Yet another from my tasting note vaults, this is the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 77.32 Salivating Sweetness: Savoury Whispers

Glenrothes 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Glenrothes 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

Part of a wee series of Burns Malt single cask bottlings from The Whisky Barrel this is the Glenrothes 25yr Burns Malt.

Compass Box Eleuthera
Compass Box Eleuthera

I've loved Compass Box whisky for a long time now and remember fondly trying Peat Monster and Orangerie at Whisky Fringe around 2003/2004 ish but i never ever remember trying Compass Box Eleuthera unt

SMWS 129.4 - Peat Smoke Infused Peach Posset
SMWS 129.4 - Peat Smoke Infused Peach Posset

Tasted during a recent trip to the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society venue at Queen Street in Edinburgh this is the SMWS 129.4 Peat Smoke Infused Peach Posset.