Review – A Fishermans Friend – Bruichladdich 12yo Rivesaltes Wine Cask

Looking at an unusual cask type utilised by a new independent bottler.

Review – The WhiskyBroker Bruichladdich

Looking at an excellent sherried Bruichladdich from independent bottler Whisky Broker.

Claxtons Bruichladdich

When a sample arrived recently from Yorkshire based independent bottlers Claxtons I must admit to being rather over excited. You will (or should) know by now that I am a big fan of Bruichladdich. What you may not know however that as a recent convert to red wine one of my favourite varieties is Rioja.  […]

Chuck Norris, Velociraptors and Bruichladdich Whisky.

It is accepted that there are things in life that you just do not mess with. Chuck Norris and Velociraptors being two very good examples of these.       Im going to say that Bruichladdich 10 is one of my all time favourites, a great example of a single malt whisky.  Its always been on […]

Review – Another Perfectly Peaty Port Charlotte? The OLC:01

After last years introduction of the Port Charlotte 10 how has the range developed?

Review – Port Charlotte 10 year old

A new favourite expression emerges from the Islay peat smoke…

Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Inverleven 1985

Looking at a rare 33 year old Inverleven from Gordon & MacPhail.

Review – A Collection of Claxtons

Looking at a collection of new releases from independent bottler Claxtons Spirits (and unearthing a stunner in the process)

Review – Reaching Starward

A close encounter with Starward Australian whisky and the New World Distillery.

Review – Ardbeg Kelpie

Trying the Ardbeg Kelpie and asking if we are getting lost in a myriad of Ardbegs?