Review – Douglas Laing XOP 35yo Caol Ila.

Taking a look at an Independent release of Caol Ila from Douglas Laing & Co.

Caol Ila Head to Head

Its always interesting to compare original and private bottlings and also to directly compare ages and maturity.  Here we are comparing all at once.    Scottish Malt Whisky Society 52.213 ‘Dram at night, fishwives delight’ 56% ABV Nose is briney and smokey, seaside tang with slight banana notes. The palate is old smoke, lingering brine […]

Review – Burnside and Bealach Ruadh from Chorlton Whisky.

Looking at a teaspooned Speysider and an undisclosed Islay malt from Chorlton Whisky.

Desert Island Drams – Mark Newton

Mark Newton from MaltReview.com nominates his ultimate fantasy whisky.

Desert Island Drams – Justine from Kaskwhisky.com

Justine Hazelhurst has been working as a secondary school French teacher for 18 years. However in 2014 she took the Certificate of Expertise in the Sales and Service of Scotch Whisky at the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre and decided that it was time to set off on a completely different path.  Hence, Kask Whisky was […]

Desert Island Drams – Steve Beal

Steve Beal, former Whisky Master with Diageo and Keeper of the Quaich reveals his Desert Island Dram.

Whisky Review – White Horse: Then & Now

A compare and contrast of a 1990’s White Horse with a 2019 version, as well as a little bit of the history behind the blend.

Whisky Conversations: Ewan Gunn

In conversation with Ewan Gunn, Diageo’s Global Whisky Master.

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.