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Ayrshire - Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Ayrshire - Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

The mad scientists at That Boutique-y Whisky Company have done it again and come up with yet another cracker of a dram in the form of this Ayrshire Batch 1.

Wemyss Malts Seaweed on the Rocks
Wemyss Malts Seaweed on the Rocks

The third in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one from the latest October 2013 batch of releases is Seaweed on the Rocks is a 1991 vintage from the Islay Bunnahabhain distillery.

Wemyss Malts Citrus Burst
Wemyss Malts Citrus Burst

The second in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one from the latest October 2013 batch of releases is Citrus Burst a 1997 vintage from the speyside Linkwood distillery.

Scallywag (Douglas Laing)
Scallywag (Douglas Laing)

I always love trying new and wonderful whiskies so when Douglas Laing announced the release of Scallywag I really was hopeful of getting to try it as soon as possible.

Wemyss Malts Sweet Mint Infusion
Wemyss Malts Sweet Mint Infusion

The first in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one from the latest October 2013 batch of releases is Sweet Mint Infusion, a 1991 vintage from Aultmore distillery.

The Macallan 18 Year Old 1995
The Macallan 18 Year Old 1995

When you get a The Macallan whisky which still has an age statement on it you know it's either from their older stock or from their rarer ranges and thats the case with this The Macallan 18 Year Old 1

Benromach Peat Smoke
Benromach Peat Smoke

Yet another really interesting dram that I tried recently at Livingston Whisky Club.

Benromach Organic
Benromach Organic

Yet another really interesting dram that I tried recently at Livingston Whisky Club.

Benromach 10 Year Old
Benromach 10 Year Old

A really interesting dram that I tried recently at Livingston Whisky Club and that really shocked me with the American Cream Soda notes.

Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8
Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Balvenie PortWood 21 Year Old
Balvenie PortWood 21 Year Old

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old
Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel
Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh.

Glen Garioch 1999 Vintage Sherry Cask Matured
Glen Garioch 1999 Vintage Sherry Cask Matured

Yet again Rachel Barrie (@theladyblender), the very passionate master Blender for Auchentoshan, Bowmore and Glen Garioch, has done it again

Tweeddale Batch 4
Tweeddale Batch 4

Tweeddale Batch 4

Tweeddale Batch 1
Tweeddale Batch 1

The following are my notes from taking part in a Twitter Tasting of Tweeddale Whisky Batches 1 to 4 as organised and presented by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire .

Bowmore 23 Year Old 1989 Port Cask
Bowmore 23 Year Old 1989 Port Cask

The official Bowmore release states "Bowmore 23 years Old - a deliciously rich, smoky and complex dram

Auchentoshan Virgin Oak
Auchentoshan Virgin Oak

Summer 2013 has been both great and bad for me when it comes to whisky,

Old Pulteney Pentland Skerries
Old Pulteney Pentland Skerries

Part of the new, Travel Retail Only, Lighthouse series from Old Pulteney the Pentland Skerries is the highest priced of the range priced around £60.

Old Pulteney Duncansby Head
Old Pulteney Duncansby Head

Part of the new, Travel Retail Only, Lighthouse series from Old Pulteney the Duncansby Head is the middle of the range priced around £47