The Resurrection of Port Ellen and Brora.

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

Review – Pontificating Upon a Pair of Port Ellen

There are few distilleries that even although silent whose names carry some major weight. Brora and Malt Mill are excellent examples of this phenomenon. Port Ellen is another. The imminent revival of this Islay legend (see here for a little more on this) has put it into a slightly sharper focus with many speculating about […]

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.

A Clynelish Tasting Compendium Including A Short History & An Appreciation.

A look at the history of this cult distillery and a whole miscellany of tasting notes covering original bottlings, cask samples and Indie offerings as well as images of the Distillery from Diageo’s archives.

A Fistful of Fettercairn feat. The Good, The Bad and the Unlikely.

Looking at a flight of Fettercairns. One bad, one good and one with an unlikely conclusion…

First Look – Diageo Special Releases 2017

Diageo announce 9 of their 10 Special Release Expessions for 2017