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Glenturret 10 Year Old
Glenturret 10 Year Old

I've been a fan of Glenturret whisky for a long time now, since doing a tour of the distillery prior to it becoming the Famous Grouse Experience a number of years ago and Glenturret 10 Year Old has si

Edradour 2003 Chardonnay Matured Batch 1
Edradour 2003 Chardonnay Matured Batch 1

A wonderful Edradour, distilled in December 2003 and aged entirely in a Chardonnay wine cask before bottling in September 2011. This is batch 1.

Bunnahabhain Darach Ur
Bunnahabhain Darach Ur

Another interesting Bunnahabhain here; this time the lovely Bunnahabhain Darach Ur.

Nikka Whisky From The Barrel
Nikka Whisky From The Barrel

I'd heard so many good things about Nikka Whisky From The Barrel from many a source so it was about time I tried it.

Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of Gold
Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of Gold

The Isle of Jura 15Yr Old Mountain of Gold is part of a 3 bottle series celebrating the

Glenmorangie Lasanta
Glenmorangie Lasanta

Being a fan of Glenmorangie and of Sherried whiskies I'm surprised it's taken me this long to finally get round to tasting and reviewing the Glenmorangie Lasanta.

Auchentoshan Valinch (2011)
Auchentoshan Valinch (2011)

Well today is the Auchentoshan Festival which I will be attending so I thought it would be appropriate to start the morning with a review of the 2011 bottling of Auchentoshan Valinch.

SMWS 53.135 - Ambush By the Sound of Islay
SMWS 53.135 - Ambush By the Sound of Islay

The second of the two Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling reviews that i'm posting this evening, both from the 10cl bottles which were part of my joining pack. This time it's the 53.135 Ambush By the

SMWS 37.44 - Elephants Dance Flamenco
SMWS 37.44 - Elephants Dance Flamenco

The first of two Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling reviews that i'm posting this evening, both from the 10cl bottles which were part of my joining pack. First up the 37.44 Elephants Dance Flamenco (

Balvenie Doublewood
Balvenie Doublewood

Until this Balvenie Doublewood the only Balvenie i'd tried was the Craftsmans Reserve, No1 The Cooper as part of a tasting event a few months back.

Bruichladdich Sherry Classic Fusion
Bruichladdich Sherry Classic Fusion

My last experience of a Bruichladdich hadn't been a great one as with Bruichladdich Rocks it is a wine finished whisky which I'm really not that keen on as i'm not a huge wine drinker, however I love

Penderyn Welsh Whisky
Penderyn Welsh Whisky

If it wasn't enough that my last two reviews were not from Scotch Whisky, it may be now as this review is for the lovely Penderyn Welsh Whisky.

Bains Cape Mountain Whisky
Bains Cape Mountain Whisky

Well the Three Ships 10 Year Old was stunning so why not try another from the brilliant James Sedgewick Distillery in South Africa and try a Bains Cape Mountain Whisky a Single Grain from South Africa

Three Ships 10 Year Old South African Whisky
Three Ships 10 Year Old South African Whisky

Sometimes there are things you see and you go "I need to try that" this was one of them and so i bought a Master of Malt sample of the Three Ships 10 Year old whisky.

Highland Park 18 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)
Highland Park 18 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)

Yesterday I reviewed the The Whisky Shop's Isle of Jura 21 Year Old today its the turn of the Highland Park 18 year Old from their Glenkeir Treasures range

Jura 21 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)
Jura 21 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)

Being a part of The Whisky Shop's W Club has meant i've seen and heard of a few things I hadn't previously, Isle of Jura is a distillery I'm very familiar with

Glenrothes Select Reserve
Glenrothes Select Reserve

Thank you to The Glenrothes Distillery and Helen at Big Partnership for the official sample of The Glenrothes Select Reserve.

Ardbeg Blasda
Ardbeg Blasda

Well seeing as today is Ardbeg Day I really had to have at least one more Ardbeg on the site today so have plumpted for the Ardbeg Blasda.

Ardbeg Day
Ardbeg Day

This week is a HUGE week in the life of any whisky enthusiast as the Islay Festival, Feis Ile, takes over the thoughts. Today is no different as today is Ardbeg Day at the Feis Ile and this is this ye

anCnoc Peter Arkle 1st Edition
anCnoc Peter Arkle 1st Edition

Huge thanks to the guys at an Cnoc, the guys at Edinburgh Whisky Blog and the guys from Alembic Comms Ltd for the opportunity to sample the an Cnoc Peter Arkle 1st Edition as part of a twitter tasting