As the end of the year approaches a writers mind starts thinking about writing ‘whisky of the year’ type articles.  Now I am not usually one for those types of article, and this year is no different but it just so happens that my review of what I would have named as the best whisky […]


Bowmore launch the last in their Black range. A 50 year old limited edition expression.


A look at That Boutique-y Whisky Company and a 21 year old whisky from a secret distillery…


Last month I had the pleasure of being shown around the old Brora Distillery. Fantastic to look round the warehouses and wander amongst the silent buildings imagining the life that was once there. 


It’s a funny time of year. People are either excited about the impending arrival of the festive season or are desperately trying to find ways to hide from it all. Either way those fine chaps at Drinks By The Dram have the answer. A dram a day through the festive build up will either help […]


Every year in the run up to Christmas I receive countless emails from people who are trying to find that ideal whisky as a Christmas gift.  It is such an open question and taste is so, so personal it is almost impossible to pick out a whisky without really knowing the person involved. I’ve put […]


Joel Harrison nominates his ultimate Desert Island Dram.