A taste of some single malt from the early production life of Auchroisk Distillery.
Independant bottlers Claxtons return with a 25 y.o Auchroisk single cask bottling.
Looking at the Exceptional Blend and asking if exceptional components add up to exceptional results.
No matter who you are, its true. You really dont. There is probably no better way to humble yourself than to blindly test a whisky that you know nothing about, and to do it publicly just to give that extra element of pressure. So when a bottle marked only with a ‘?’ arrived from whisky […]
A (hopefully)comprehensive archive of all my reviews, rants, tasting notes, rambles, visits, tours, pictures and press releases organised alphabetically by distillery name.
Colin Poppy is the Manager of the new Ballindalloch Distillery on Speyside, having worked there since its start up in 2014. He started his whisky career as a stillman / mashman at Diageo’s Auchroisk Distillery. This distillery still has a special place in his heart as he remembers visiting it as a young boy with […]