Rob Reviews – The Balvenie Doublewood

The week Rob Beaton takes a closer look at a well known yet often overlooked malt – The Balvenie Doublewood.

A Balvenie Vertical & Some Thoughts On The Brand

A short Balvenie vertical and some thoughts on an unfairly overlooked brand.

What Casks Are Used In Whisky Production and What are Finishes?

Scotch Whisky must be matured in oak casks. However these casks can come from a variety of sources. Most whisky is matured in ex-bourbon casks from America.  This is due to rules governing bourbon production whereby the casks can only be used once. After this most are sent to Scotland for use in the whisky […]

What Every Whisky Drinker Needs To Know About Port

What Every Whisky Drinker Needs To Know About Port- a brief guide to the Portuguese fortified wine.

Whisky Conversations: Colin Hampden-White

In the first of a new series of interviews we catch up with Colin Hampden-White and talk about his career so far and his latest project, The Three Drinkers, on Amazon Prime.

Review – Burnside and Bealach Ruadh from Chorlton Whisky.

Looking at a teaspooned Speysider and an undisclosed Islay malt from Chorlton Whisky.

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 – Sorren from OCD Whisky

Sorren from OCD Whisky reveals his Desert Island Dram.

Desert Island Drams – Rev Christopher I. Thoma

The Rev Christopher I. Thoma from AngelsPortion.com nominates his Desert Island Dram.

Desert Island Drams – The Scotch Trooper

This weeks Desert Island Dram comes from the Scotch Trooper