Mezan Rum Tasting.

Last Wednesday evening I had my first ever rum tasting, this was a tweet tasting hosted by Steve from The Whisky Wire with Marussia beverages for Mezan Rum. Mezan is a UK based company that source the best rums they can find from the Caribbean, with the Cellar Master selecting the finest rums he can …

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Paul John Unpeated Single Cask #1051 58% abv.

Now you will all know how big a fan of Paul John I am, I've been singing it's praises since I was introduce to it. They have a range that has something for everyone, from beginner to the whisky connoisseur. Whether you like you whisky neat, with a drop of water or mixed with the …

BENROMACH UNVEILS LIMITED EDITION 1977 VINTAGE

Press release from Benromach.  The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of an exceptional single cask vintage. Only 225 bottles of Benromach 1977 will be available worldwide. The release of this product builds on the success of previous vintage releases from the 1970’s. Quietly maturing for 39 years in a single Refill American …

The Ardmore 12yo Port Wood Finish 46%

Over the past couple of years I've found some great drams, little hidden gems from distilleries that I've stumbled across so to speak. Now Ardmore is one such distillery having first tried the core expression Legacy on a tweet tasting last year. It was up against some well established Peated single malt expressions, definitely bringing …

Gordon & Macphail launch exclusive Glen Grant collection. 

Press release from Gordon & Macphail  Three hundred and fifty-three years of liquid history unveiled in Gordon & MacPhail’s Glen Grant Collection Leading malt whisky specialist, Gordon & MacPhail, has launched an exclusive collection which focuses on six consecutive years from a single distillery. The limited-edition Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant Collection offers consumers the …

BENROMACH EXPANDS PORTFOLIO WITH A NEW CONTRAST EXPRESSION

press release from Benromach The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd, recognised around the world for its Speyside single malts, has launched a first for the Forres distillery – Benromach Triple Distilled single malt.  Benromach Triple Distilled (ABV 50%), is a light golden malt, matured in first fill bourbon barrels, with light, sweet vanilla, chocolate and lemon …

Kilkerran 8yo cask strength 56.2% abv. 

The Glengyle distillery is one of those stories you expect Hollywood to come up with. After inheriting a distillery from their father, two brothers had a disagreement over sheep, and one left to found Glengyle. Sold on and then closed down, only to be bought back and reopened by the great great nephew of the …