Independant bottlers Claxtons return with a 25 y.o Auchroisk single cask bottling.


Colin Poppy is the Manager of the new Ballindalloch Distillery on Speyside, having worked there since its start up in 2014.  He started his whisky career as a stillman / mashman at Diageo’s Auchroisk Distillery.  This distillery still has a special place in his heart as he remembers visiting it as a young boy with […]


An early contender for my Dram of The Year. Gordon & MacPhails Linkwood 16 Cote Rotie finish.


Last year I reviewed Teelings first Revival expression so it was a pleasant surprise to receive Volume II unexpextedly last month.  This is the second limited edition bottling in The Revival Commemorative Series. It is aged for 12 years in Bourbon casks before being finished for another year in ex Calvados casks (the first Revival […]


This weeks nomination is made by one of my favourite whisky twitterers.  Mark has been a virtual aquaintance for some time now and is a genuine gentleman. Marks choice today? if you are only having one dram on a desert island  then you probably should make it a stunner… My name is Mark Kaufmann, and […]


Trying my best to remain subjective whilt reviewing 2 Bruichladdich Travel Retail exclusives…


A look back at a pleasant evening of whisky and cigar pairing.


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