Tasting Notes / Reviews By Date



Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2008
Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2008

Another awesome barley variant from the geniuses at Bruichladdich I was seriously looking forward to trying this one.

Bruichladdich Classic Laddie Scottish Barley
Bruichladdich Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

I'm a huge fan of Bruichladdich and anything that uses local or Scottish barley as its base is a good thing for me.

Benromach Organic 2008
Benromach Organic 2008

I really like the drams from this little distillery

Benromach 15 Year Old
Benromach 15 Year Old

Benromach seem to be doing everything right at the moment, their updated 10 year old is getting a lot of attention and the 100 proof version is an outstanding dram,

Benromach 10 Year Old (2014 Release)
Benromach 10 Year Old (2014 Release)

This Benromach 10 Year Old, which was rebranded in 2014, is a dram that arrived on the scene to much acclaim and award,

Glenlivet 2007 The Library Collection (Edinburgh Whisky) 1
Glenlivet 2007 The Library Collection (Edinburgh Whisky) 1

I really really enjoyed the highland park single cask from the Edinburgh Whisky guys so I was really looking forward to trying this 2007 sherry cask Glenlivet.

Highland Park 2000 The Library Collection (Edinburgh Whisky)
Highland Park 2000 The Library Collection (Edinburgh Whisky)

After the first blend from Edinburgh Whisky I was interested to try this single cask bottling from them also.

The Advocates Batch - New Town Blends (Edinburgh Whisky)
The Advocates Batch - New Town Blends (Edinburgh Whisky)

The first release from Edinburgh Whisky, this blend starts what I hope will be a great range of blends with local references, really interested to see where they go from here.

anCnoc 18 Year Old
anCnoc 18 Year Old

These age statement anCnoc drams are still new to me but I'm really excited by them,

Dalmore The Distillery Exclusive 2015
Dalmore The Distillery Exclusive 2015

This Distillery Exclusive from The Dalmore is a dram I was really excited about, it's not often we get higher strength The Dalmore

anCnoc 2000 Vintage
anCnoc 2000 Vintage

I've not had a huge amount of anCnoc with either age statements or vintages so I was really looking forward to this dram and it didn't disappoint,

Anon 13 Year Old Batch 1 (The Rare Casks)
Anon 13 Year Old Batch 1 (The Rare Casks)

This Anonymous Batch 1 dram comes from the Rare Cask range from Abbey Whisky, a range of very nice single cask bottlings.

Tobermory 1994 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Tobermory 1994 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

I've had a bit of a Rollercoaster ride when it comes to whisky from Tobermory, including the Ledaig peated versions, with some i loved and some i hated, so i was quite aprehensive about this dram.

Glendronach 2003 PX (The Green Welly)
Glendronach 2003 PX (The Green Welly)

This 11 year old 2003 vintage Glendronach was bottled exclusively to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Green Welly Stop in Tyndrum.

GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 4
GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 4

The last batches of this Glendronach Cask Strength have been fabulous and i expected no less for this one.

Glendronach 8yo The Hielan
Glendronach 8yo The Hielan

I really like seeing nice new young expressions where the producers aren't afraid to admit the age of the whisky, there's no need not to in my opinion.

Linkwood 1990 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Linkwood 1990 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

I have to admit to having not partaken in enough from Linkwood Distillery to know a massive amount about it other than i've liked all the ones i've tried,

Springbank 1996 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Springbank 1996 Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

There is one distillery that many people have as their holy grail of currently still producing distilleries and that is the Campbeltown distillery of Springbank.

Campbeltown Blended Malt (Wm Cadenhead)
Campbeltown Blended Malt (Wm Cadenhead)

Back in January, the 10th of January to be precise, I was in Edinburgh with my gorgeous wife and we stopped off at the Cadenheads shop for a look.

Littlemill 1988 Old & Rare (Hunter Laing)
Littlemill 1988 Old & Rare (Hunter Laing)

When this dram was announced back in April it was one that I really fancied trying as Littlemill's are becoming rarer