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 …

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A quintet of Glen Moray single casks.

I've got a big soft spot for the Glen Moray distillery, like a lot of people I feel this is one of the most underrated distilleries in Scotland. Now I've done a few posts on them, from reviews of expressions to a bit about the distillery and a tweet tasting. So I felt extremely lucky …

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 …

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 …

An evening with Benromach..

I had the great opportunity to try the two latest releases from Forres based distillery. This was on a tweet tasting hosted by Steve of The Whisky Wire with Benromach. Both expressions were the latest additions to the contrast range, a range that I have tried and purchased on many occasions, with my favourite Benromach …

An evening with Glen Scotia & Loch Lomond.

Last Wednesday evening I was one of a lucky group of tasters that had been invited to take part in a tweet tasting. We were to be sampling whiskies from the Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia distilleries, both are owned and run by the Loch Lomond group who bought the distilleries along with the Glen …