Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Black is the new Black…. Introducing the Black Bowmore 50 Year Old

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

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That Boutique-y Whisky Company 21 year old Secret Distillery release.

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

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A Look Around Brora 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. 

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The Drinks By The Dram Advent Calendar

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 […]

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The Amateur Drammer’s guide to Christmas whisky shopping

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 […]

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Desert Island Drams – Joel Harrison

Joel Harrison nominates his ultimate Desert Island Dram.

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The Spey Fumare and Trutina

Two brand new releases from the Spey Distillery.