Re-stocking The Library With Some Ben Nevis & Ardmore.

Two new releases as part of Edinburgh Whisky Ltd’s Library Collection. A tasty Ardmore and a rollercoaster Ben Nevis.

A quad of Ardmore (#TheArdmoreWhisky Twitter Tasting)

A look back at last months #TheArdmoreWhisky Twitter tasting including full tasting notes.

Ardmore Traditional Cask

 Yes, thats a seaplane. And yes, thats the Ardmore Traditional Cask, no age statement, 46% abv, non chill filtered. Sweet and peaty on the nose, leading to a slightly agressive palate with big mouthfeel, cereal notes. Smoke and peat linger forcefully throughout until a slightly spiky, salted barley sugar finish. Considering the price point there […]

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 – Steve Prentice from Somerset Whisky Blog

I’ve been talking drams with Steve via Twitter for some time now and I finally cornered him into a Desert Island Dram nomination.  A genuine whisky gentleman and all round good egg. Steve didn’t get into whisky until 2009 when he was in Scotland for his Honeymoon and stumbled across the Fiddlers Whisky Bar in Drumnadrochit, […]

Peated Malts of Distinction – A Recap

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to take part in yet another fantastic Twitter Tasting organised by Steve from The Whisky Wire. The 4 whiskies we look at on the night were: Ardmore Legacy Bowmore Small Batch Laphroaig Select Connemara Peated The Ardmore Legacy, OB, 40% abv (available here)    On the nose […]