Glenlivet Founders Reserve
Glenlivet Founders Reserve

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Glenlivet Founder's Reserve.

Tomatin Cask Strength Batch 1
Tomatin Cask Strength Batch 1

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Tomatin Cask Strength Batch 1 .

Strathclyde 2005 9yr Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)
Strathclyde 2005 9yr Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)

If i was pushed i'd always say i preferred Malt whisky to Grain whisky and ex Bourbon to Ex Sherry but this dram has changed that for me.

Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak
Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak from Tomatin.

Scallywag Limited Edition No. 1 (Douglas Laing)
Scallywag Limited Edition No. 1 (Douglas Laing)

Now lets get this straight and out there right from the get go, I'm a huge fan of the standard bottling of Douglas Laing's Speyside Blended Malt Scallywag,

Invergordon 1984 30yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)
Invergordon 1984 30yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

Benrinnes 1995 19yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)
Benrinnes 1995 19yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

Bunnahabhain 1989 25yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)
Bunnahabhain 1989 25yr Treasurer (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

Ben Nevis 18yr Dancing Stag (Robert Graham)
Ben Nevis 18yr Dancing Stag (Robert Graham)

I was lucky enough to have been invited along with my friends at EH10 Whisky Society (@EH10Whisky) to Robert Graham's (@WhiskyCanongate) Canongate store for an intimate tasting of some of their recent

SMWS 14.3
SMWS 14.3

This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 14.3 dates back to before the bottles were given interesting names and tasting notes on the bottles, having been distilled in 1979 and bottled in 1996.

Wemyss Malts Cacao Geyser
Wemyss Malts Cacao Geyser

Time for yet another fabulous Wemyss Malts dram this time with the wonderfully named Cacao Geyser a 1998 Vintage from the Bowmore Distillery on Islay.

Dalmore 11 Year Old Duthies (Wm Cadenhead)
Dalmore 11 Year Old Duthies (Wm Cadenhead)

I picked up a 200ml bottle of this at the Cadenheads Shop in Edinburgh for the Livingston Whisky Club night, and just totally loved it.

Ardbeg Pertpetuum
Ardbeg Pertpetuum

This years Ardbeg Embassy Feis Ile bottling (i.e. not the Committee Release available only at the distillery) is the Ardbeg Pertpetuum.

Wemyss Malts Honeysuckle Bower
Wemyss Malts Honeysuckle Bower

Time for yet another fabulous Wemyss Malts dram this time with the wonderfully named Honeysuckle Bower a 1995 Vintage dram from the Linkwood Distillery.

Girvan 30 Year Old
Girvan 30 Year Old

I first tasted the Girvan 30 year Old at Whisky Live back in 2014 but during things like that i tend not to take notes, so being invited by Girvan to a Press Trip and tasting at the Girvan distillery

Girvan 25 Year Old
Girvan 25 Year Old

I first tasted the Girvan 25 year Old at Whisky Live back in 2014 but during things like that i tend not to take notes, so being invited by Girvan to a Press Trip and tasting

Girvan Proof Strength
Girvan Proof Strength

I first tasted the Girvan drams at Whisky Live back in 2014 but during things like that i tend not to take notes, so being invited by Girvan to a Press Trip

Girvan No.4 Apps
Girvan No.4 Apps

I first tasted the Girvan No. 4 Apps at Whisky Live back in 2014 but during things like that i tend not to take notes, so being invited by Girvan to a Press Trip and tasting at the Girvan distillery I

anCnoc 1975
anCnoc 1975

A little while back i was invited to a masterclass by the guys at anCnoc to sample the new 1975 Vintage, but was unable to make it.

Cambus 1975 Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)
Cambus 1975 Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)

The Guys and Girls at Douglas Laing really do listen to some of the drivel the rest of us post on Twitter as a while back there was a lot of discussion about birth years etc