Caol Ila 2004 Connoisseurs Choice Hermitage Wood Finish 45% abv.

As part of a recent tweet tasting for the Gordon & Macphail to mark the relaunch of its portfolio, I got to try this 2004 Caol Ila from the Connoisseurs Choice range. It is one of the wood finishes for the range, with the Caol Ila matured in a mixture of First fill Bourbon and …

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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 …

Gordon & MacPhail unveil new Discovery range.

Gordon & MacPhail unveils new ‘Discovery’ range of single malt Scotch whiskies Family-run single malt whisky creators, Gordon & MacPhail, has announced the launch of ‘Discovery’, a new range that is part of the company’s commitment to strengthen and streamline the brand’s portfolio. The range of carefully selected whiskies is grouped and colour-coded under three …

BENROMACH LAUNCHES ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS WITH 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOTTLING 

Press release from Benromach The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd celebrated a significant milestone in the distillery’s history today (23rd April 2018) with the release of the Benromach 20thAnniversary Bottling. This special whisky celebrates 20 years since production started at Benromach after the distillery was refurbished and re-opened in 1998. Distilled in the first year of …

Cotswolds 2014 Odyssey Barley single malt 46% abv.

The beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds has always been a place to visit, more so in the past few years for us lovers of whisky with the opening of the Cotswolds distillery. Based in the North of the Cotswolds at Stourton they opened their doors to the public in September 2014, becoming the first active …

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 …