Craigellachie 1991 56.5% abv Connoisseurs Choice.

Gordon & Macphail are probably the worlds leading independent whisky specialists, with a heritage going back over 120 years to its humble beginnings as grocers in 1895 based in Elgin. Their expertise in whisky maturation and selection has been at the forefront of the business, with an extensive range of expressions available from distilleries across the whole of …

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Tamdhu Spirit of Speyside tasting..

The Spirit of Speyside is a well established festival celebrating the scotch whisky producers from the Speyside region, with distilleries getting involved in many different ways. From special tours from distilleries that normally don't allow visitors, exclusive expressions released for the event and extra special tasting held at the distilleries. Tamdhu have been involved with …

BenRiach Peated Cask Strength press release. 

Press release from BenRiach Distillery today.. Speyside’s BenRiach Distillery has today, Tuesday 28 March, launched Batch 1 of its new Peated Cask Strength expression to pair with its classic Cask Strength offering. In March last year, Batch 1 of BenRiach’s Cask Strength was launched to showcase the raw style of the distillery as sampled at …

Booker’s Bourbon batch: 2015-02 63.7% abv

So over this past year I've gone out of my way to try whiskies from around the world, in attempt to expand my knowledge and have new experiences. Along the way I've found a great appreciation for Bourbon especially older expressions, something we didn't get much of here in the UK. With Jim Beam and …

Glendronach release final three festive expressions . 

​ Press release from GlenDronach today.. Aberdeenshire’s The GlenDronach Distillery today (16 November) released three final, festive releases from its 2016 limited release programme.   Released together are the 8th batch of Grandeur, a 25 year old expression, a 14 year old expression of the Marsala Finish and the latest The GlenDronach Cask Strength bottling.   …

Paul John Unpeated Single Cask #1444 59.7% abv

This is the second of the single cask bottles I purchased after being wowed by this brand, with there commitment to producing top quality single malts. It is an unpeated and as with the other single cask it is non chill filtered with no added colouring, matured for around 6 years before being bottled at …

Paul John Unpeated Single Cask #P1-163 57% abv

So after sampling some excellent drams from Paul John Whisky, I decided to purchase a few of the single cask releases. I was lucky to come across a few of the early releases from the distillery and immediately purchased them, giving me the perfect chance to compare them to the latest ones. The first of …