I really like sweet Port finished whiskies so when i noticed this Benromach Origins Batch 4 had spent it's entire 10 year life in Port pipes i couldnt resist buying a bottle.
I really like sweet Port finished whiskies so when i noticed this Benromach 2000 port finish it jumped up my to get list and a bottle was purchased.
Knowing that i like sweet Port finished whiskies my friend Adrian (@mynameisgone) from the Whisky Chronicle blog sent me a sample of this Benromach Sassicaia.
A 10 year old 100 degree proof (UK so 57% ABV) Benromach, yes i don't mind if i do.
I'd like to thank Iain (@iain_g_allan) the Visitor Centre Manager at Glen Moray for the very generous sample of this hard to find blended dram.
After discussing with Iain (@iain_g_allan) the Visitor Centre Manager at Glen Moray how much i was interested in label 5 and had arranged a bottle of the Classic Black from France Iain let me know tha
This particular dram i sourced via fellow whisky blogger and enthusiast Franck who was kind enough to buy a bottle at a french supermarket for me and send it all the way back to Scotland
I managed to miss this dram but luckily my good friend Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog had a bottle and sent me a dram of it.
I loved this dram so much when it came out that i bought 2 bottles and still have around 1/2 a bottle left.
This Port Charlotte Islay Barley, is the most recent release from the Port Charlotte stable and is a pleasure to drink.
This Port Charlotte Scottish Barley, which i happen to now have an unopened bottle of, is a cracking dram that i'm glad my very good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) of Whisky Gospel sent me to sample.
This Elements of Islay PL2 sample was courtesy of fellow blogger Chris Miles (@chrismiles303) of the Still Dramming Blog.
This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 127.33 Mouth-numbing mountaineering dram was the first The Scotch Malt Whisky Society that i helped my good friend Matt Veira (@mattveira)
Big Peat from Douglas Laing is a really well known Islay blended malt which has now been releasing an annual Christmas Limited run for a few years and this is the 2014 version.
Executive Decision is the non UK version of Douglas Laing's Directors Cut branding with the liquid split between the two brands.
A Laphroaig 15 year old cask sample from Douglas Laing now that just sounds like heaven to me.
A fabulous Miltonduff 18 year old cask sample from Douglas Laing you can't really go wrong with that can you.
A 22 year old Jura from Douglas Laing's Old Particular range was always going to grab my attention and it really fought it out with the Mystery Single Grain for my favourite dram of the day.
This Mystery Single Grain from Douglas Laing is likely to end up in the Clan Denny rangeand i'm desperate to know when it will be available as I want a bottle now.
This fabulous Linkwood 17 Year Old from Douglas Laing's Old Particular range, tasted at a visit to their Glasgow headquarters, was just all fruit and sweetness.