Monthly Archives: August 2015
Tried this the other night and was pleasantly surprised by it. Little spiky on the finish but really rather pleasant. Always nice to try something new. Thanks to dram buddy Mike for the suggestion.
I was lucky enough recently to get a private tour around Ben Nevis distillery. Ive been past many times and never had the time to pop in and look around so when a family friend thoughtfully arranged for me to get a tour I jumped at the chance. The staff were knowledgable and very […]
Spending today celebrating the wedding of two good friends. Of course I shall be packing a hip flask, any one want to try and guess the contents?
Until I started researching this dram I hadn’t realised that it was voted Jim Murrays ‘Scotch blend of the year’ in 2010. High praise indeed. Originally blended in 1827 it is apparently a blend of up to 50 other whiskies, including Scapa and Miltonduff. The nose is floral and intensly sweet with vanilla hints […]
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Perth is a city with a grand history when it comes to blended whiskies. Dewars, Bells and Grouse are three of the biggest. Old Perth Scotch Whisky was originally created in the early 1900s in Perth by the Thomson family. The late 1970s saw the brand disappear but it has been brought back to life […]