Four Roses..

I'm a pretty big fan of bourbon, it has a robust character about it that just speaks to me. This is also true about the distilleries that make it, they have some very interesting stories to tell. Four Roses is a perfect example of both aspects that I have just mentioned, the distillery history is …

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A Trio of Aberfeldy expressions. 

Last Wednesday I was lucky to try a wonderful trio of expressions from the Aberfeldy distillery.  Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Perthshire, Aberfeldy or Dewars the owners have always had a family connection for me. My dad's uncle Tony worked for Dewars in the Perth plant until it was shut down in 1994. I …

G&M Appoint first Director of Prestige.

Press release from Gordon & MacPhail  Leading malt whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail has announced the appointment of Stephen Rankin as the company’s first Director of Prestige.  Stephen will nurture and build relationships for Gordon & MacPhail’s range of single malt whiskies in the global luxury consumer market, focusing on the unrivalled rare and aged …

BENRIACH RELEASES RARE PEATED SPEYSIDE, AUTHENTICUS 30YO YEARS OLD

Press release from from Benriach The BenRiach Distillery is delighted to announce the release of BenRiach Authenticus 30 years old, a rare opportunity to experience a peated Speyside single malt dating back to the 1980s. Crafted from densely peated malted barley, BenRiach Authenticus 30 years old is a rich, intense Speyside single malt Scotch whisky. …

Dublin Liberties whiskey tasting.

So with the help of Steve from The Whisky Wire and The Dublin Liberties Irish Whiskey, I got to carry on expanding my experience and knowledge in the world of whiskies. I'm of course talking about another great tweet tasting. I was to try two expressions from The Dublin Liberties Irish Whiskey, a relatively new …

Wemyss Malts experience. 

Wemyss Malts are a family owned independent bottlers, who have taken a unique approach to there releases. Naming the expressions after the profile of the drink instead of a distillery name, letting the consumers know before hand what style of whisky they are getting. Started back in 2005 with the first releases, Wemyss Malts has …

SMWS Exotic Lip-smacking single malt.

This last week something very special happened, a personal project for two great guys within the whisky industry came to fruition. Shilton Almeida from Paul John single malt whisky and John McCheyne brand ambassador at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, who together made a first happen. I'm pretty sure you can tell What this is, …