The Resurrection of Port Ellen and Brora.

News from Diageo of a return to production for two of its most famous closed distilleries.

What The Drammer Did Next – Reflections on the Past, Present and Future.

If I have learnt anything over the last few years it is that whisky is truly an all encompassing passion of mine. What started out as reserving a small corner of the internet to record my whisky journey, my rambles and my thoughts soon turned into something amazing. A gateway not only into the seemly […]

November Review Roundup

This month we take a look at a single cask Highland Park, an Indian Single Malt, a classic Brora, a Cognac finished Bourbon, a new Dalmore and a jazzy Lagavulin from last year.

Review – Diageo Special Releases Collection 2020

Hearalded by Master Blender Craig Wilson as an ‘Encore’ of 2019, how will this years Special Releases Collection stack up? Spoiler alert – no Brora or Port Ellen – but will they even be missed?

Review – Pontificating Upon a Pair of Port Ellen

Looking at two expressions of 40 year old expressions from Islay’s sleeping giant – Port Ellen

Review – Beside The Seaside With a Pair of Taliskers

Taking a look at the youngest and oldest expressions in the Talisker range.

An Overview – The 2019 Diageo Special Releases Collection.

Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.

An Overview – Diageo Special Releases 2018

An overview of the Diageo Special Releases Collection for 2018 with brief tasting notes and general impressions.

First Look: Diageo announce their Special Releases Collection for 2018.

Diageo announce details of their Special Releases Collection for 2018.

Review – The Diageo Special Releases Collection 2017 and The Concept Car Principal

Concept cars, track days and the Special Releases 2017 collection from Diageo.