Review – Ardbeg Kelpie

Trying the Ardbeg Kelpie and asking if we are getting lost in a myriad of Ardbegs?

Press Release – Ardbeg Day 2017

Islay Distillery gets ready for another global celebration of all things Ardbeg

Press Release – Ardbeg Launches Kelpie To Celebrate Ardbeg Day

Ardbeg is set to bring Islay’s Festival of Music and Malt to a close on Ardbeg Day, the global celebration of the single malt’s untamed spirit.    Ardbeg Day falls on Saturday, 3rd June 2017. This year, in homage to the sea that surrounds the Distillery’s remote Scottish island home, Ardbeg will again release a […]

Ardbeg Dark Cove

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

Review – Big Peat 25 – The Gold Edition.

Looking closely at Big Peat’s first age stated expression, the 25 year old ‘Gold Edition’

Tasting Note Archive

A (hopefully)comprehensive archive of all my reviews, rants, tasting notes, rambles, visits, tours, pictures and press releases organised alphabetically by distillery name.

Desert Island Drams – The Whisky Sponge

This week I attempt to lure the Whisky Sponge into nominating a Desert Island Dram.

Desert Island Dram – Ben Bowers from A Dram a Day

Ben Bowers is undertaking a charity whisky tasting challenge. Here he nominates his Desert Island Dram.

The Bailie Nicol Jarvie

Its been several years since I was introduced to the Bailie Nicol Jarvie (hereinafter referred to as The BNJ) After a day out at The Whisky Stramash in Edinburgh I found myself on my way back to my accommodation in Leith at a bar enjoying a few end of the night drams.  One of which was The […]

Tasmania: Island of the Drammed

The first in a series of guest articles comes from Nick in Tasmania who writes for WhiskyWaffle.com