The first review of 2017 looks at the Bowmore 9 year old.
A rapid review of the Bowmore 18
Glen Garioch Distillery and My Travels through the Valley of the Granary
A brief introduction to Sherry and its relationship with Whisky.
Coming face to face with a new Cu Bocan… This time a 1990 vintage.
Looking closely at Big Peat’s first age stated expression, the 25 year old ‘Gold Edition’
A (hopefully)comprehensive archive of all my reviews, rants, tasting notes, rambles, visits, tours, pictures and press releases organised alphabetically by distillery name.
Angus MacRaild, whisky writer and the man behind The Whisky Sponge nominates his Desert Island Dram.
Last night someone posted onto my Facebook page (found here) asking about Smokehead. I had an open bottle so decided to have a fresh look at it. On the nose its typical Islay, smoky and briney but with a slightly damp feeling to the smoke, almost like wet grass. It has a big mouthfeel, initially […]
The lifestyle magazine The Gentlemans Journal recently published an article entitled “The five best whiskies”. That’s a bold statement on such a divisive subject. Whats on the list? A Glenmorangie 1963 vintage? A Highland Park 50? A Brora 1972? Nope. Heres the list and the links to purchase them. 1 Powers 12 Year Old 2 Glenfiddich 21 […]