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Famous Grouse Commonwealth Games 2014
Famous Grouse Commonwealth Games 2014

This Famous Grouse Commonwealth Games 2014 bottling, which is actually a Glenturret Single malt distilled in 1986 (the last time the Commonwealth games were held in Scotland) and bottled in 2014.

The Deveron 18 Year Old (work in progress)
The Deveron 18 Year Old (work in progress)

Yet another work in progress this is the 18 year old dram from Macduff distillery, and this one is likely to be bottled..

The Deveron 12 Year Old (work in progress)
The Deveron 12 Year Old (work in progress)

A work in progress 12 year old dram from Macduff distillery, this dram is not scheduled for release and may never see the light of day, but it's a pretty decent drinker in my opinion.

SMWS 76.115 Glamping in a Yurt
SMWS 76.115 Glamping in a Yurt

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 76.115 Glamping in a Yurt is a brilliant example of both the amazing value at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society but also the quality.

Jura 1976 - Feith A Chaorainn
Jura 1976 - Feith A Chaorainn

This Jura 1976 - Feith A' Chaorainn has for a while now been out of my reach but i managed to taste it recently and i was both a little impressed and a little disappointed.

Kilchoman Coull Point
Kilchoman Coull Point

Would you believe it, yet another Kilchoman review, this time the Travel Retail exclusive Coull Point.

Arran 2004 10Yr Orkney Bere Barley Cask Strength
Arran 2004 10Yr Orkney Bere Barley Cask Strength

This Arran 10 year old, distilled in 2004, Orkney Bere Barley malt at cask strength is an absolute belter of a dram.

Kilchoman 2009 PX Finish Single Cask (Abbey Whisky)
Kilchoman 2009 PX Finish Single Cask (Abbey Whisky)

it's like buses none for ages then they all come along at once and here's another Kilchoman review, this time an Abbey Whisky Exclusive finished in PX Casks.

Wemyss Malts Velvet Fig
Wemyss Malts Velvet Fig

Another Fabulous Blended Malt from Wemyss Malts perfect for the cold winter nights.

Bunnahabhain Ceobanach
Bunnahabhain Ceobanach

For a long long time in my whisky drinking career Bunnahabhain has held a place in my heart and this new release Bunnahabhain Ceobanach is no different as it adds a whiff of smoke to a familiar lemons

Bowmore Small Batch
Bowmore Small Batch

Tasted as part of the #PeatedMalts Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from the Whisky Wire I've also had a sample of this sitting in the to do pile for a while now.

Compass Box The Lost Blend
Compass Box The Lost Blend

Another dram that I recently posted some information about was the release of The Lost Blend from Compass Box and was lucky enough to get to try it.

Compass Box Great King St Glasgow Blend
Compass Box Great King St Glasgow Blend

I recently posted some information about the release of the Great King Street Glasgow Blend from Compass Box and was lucky enough to get to try it.

Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour Exclusive Bottling
Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour Exclusive Bottling

The Land Rover UK Tour Exclusive Bottling from Kilchoman tasted as part of the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

Kilchoman Original Cask Strength
Kilchoman Original Cask Strength

The Original Cask Strength from Kilchoman tasted as part of the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

Kilchoman Port Cask
Kilchoman Port Cask

The Port Cask from Kilchoman tasted as part of the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014
Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014

The 2014 edition of Loch Gorm from Kilchoman tasted as part of the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

Kilchoman Machir Bay 2014
Kilchoman Machir Bay 2014

The 2014 edition of Machir Bay from Kilchoman tasted as part of the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

Kilchoman 100% Islay Fourth Edition
Kilchoman 100% Islay Fourth Edition

The 2014 (4th) edition of the 100% Islay from Kilchoman tasted as part of the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh.

Potters Distilling Co 11 Yr (Cadenheads)
Potters Distilling Co 11 Yr (Cadenheads)

200ml Cask End bottles from Cadenheads are usually always a bit interesting and this is definitely "interesting" it's a Potters Distilling Co 11 year old, which has caused a bit of disagreement as to