Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ardbeg Dark Cove

A look at a new Ardbeg release that has rekindled my interest in the brand

Springbank 16y.o Local Barley

Memories of home brought back by a fantastic new Springbank.

Desert Island Drams – Julian From Whisky-U

Julian from Whisky-U nominates a Meaty Mortlach as his Desert Island Dram

Delivery Day

Had a couple of interesting recent arrivals at Amateur Drammer HQ. Firstly some tasty looking Royal Brackla…   And my first Glenrothes!    Full reviews and tasting notes uploaded soon.

The best mixers for Single Malt Whisky

Coming soon on will be my complete and exclusive guide to selecting the best mixers to pair with a fine single malt. Some surprising results…    Ok, check the date and simmer down.  In all seriousness however folks, its your whisky and you drink it how you like.