Tasting Notes / Reviews By Date



Sheppys Mulled Cider
Sheppys Mulled Cider

Many thanks to my very good whisky friend Steve (@steveprentice) from the Somerset Whisky Blog for this bottle of Sheppys Mulled Cider.

Pittyvaich 1989 20 Year Old
Pittyvaich 1989 20 Year Old

Many thanks to my good whisky friend Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) from the Nosing Arse blog for this sample of Pittyvaich; my first time trying anything from this distillery.

Aberfeldy 16 Year Old
Aberfeldy 16 Year Old

This 16 year old Aberfeldy dram is the latest release from this highland distillery.

Glendronach 12 Year Old
Glendronach 12 Year Old

Day 13 on the whisky advent calendar was this Glendronach 12 Year Old.

Arran Batch 4 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Arran Batch 4 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

This is the day 11 dram from my Whisky Advent Calendar, and the third time I've tried a That Boutique-y Whisky Company Arran batch after previously having batch 1 and batch 3.

Sheppys Cider With Honey
Sheppys Cider With Honey

Another cider review from Sheppys this is their Cider with Honey which I picked up in my local Dobbies Garden Centre.

Octomore 7.3
Octomore 7.3

The most recent Octomore release from Bruichladdich is this Islay Barley 7.3 Peated to 169PPM.

Octomore 7.2
Octomore 7.2

Peated to 208PPM this was initially matured in American Oak then in casks which previously held Syrah wine

Octomore 6.3
Octomore 6.3

Another Octomore, this time the 2009 distilled Islay Barley Peated to a whopping 258PPM.

Octomore 1695 Discovery - Feis Ile 2014
Octomore 1695 Discovery - Feis Ile 2014

This Octomore 1695 Discovery is a 7 year old Octomore bottled (well only 1695 bottles) for Feis Ile in 2014 at a whopping 69.5%

Octomore 6.2
Octomore 6.2

Another Octomore, this time the travel retail exclusive 6.2, sample from my great friend Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci Fi Blog

Octomore 6.1
Octomore 6.1

Thanks to Yoav (@yoavgel) from Whisky Gospel for this sample of Octomore 6.1.

Octomore 5.1
Octomore 5.1

Many thanks to my whisky brother Steve Prentice (@steveprentice) from the Somerset Whisky Blog for the sample of this dram a while back which I only recently got around to.

Octomore 4.2 Comus
Octomore 4.2 Comus

Thanks again to Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci-Fi blog for this sample also, can you tell he likes his Octomore?

Octomore 4.1
Octomore 4.1

Thanks again to Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci-Fi blog for this sample also, another Huge hitting dram.

Octomore 2.2 Orpheus
Octomore 2.2 Orpheus

I’ve had this sample, from Jon (@dvdbloke) from the Scotch and Sci-Fi blog for a while and kept putting it off, then a while back i decided to blog all the Octomore samples I had in one go, and then got more, thus todays mass upload.

Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve

Day 9 of the whisky advent calendar is this Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve.

Stella Cidre Raspberry
Stella Cidre Raspberry

Another Cider or Cidre from Stella Artois, this raspberry cider is a really really drinkable cider.

Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask 15 Year Old
Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask 15 Year Old

Day 8 of the whisky advent calendar is this Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask 15 Year Old.

Glen Scotia Double Cask
Glen Scotia Double Cask

Day 7 of the Whisky Advent Calendar is this Glen Scotia Double Cask.