The first review of 2017 looks at the Bowmore 9 year old.
Bowmore launch the last in their Black range. A 50 year old limited edition expression.
A rapid review of the Bowmore 18
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 McRaild, whisky writer and the man behind The Whisky Sponge nominates his Desert Island Dram.
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 […]
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 […]