Refining industrial flavours with a 1996 Claxtons Springbank.
Looking at a collection of new releases from independent bottler Claxtons Spirits (and unearthing a stunner in the process)
A delicate but complex Glen Elgin from Independant Bottlers Claxtons.
A look at a heavy sherry bomb from indie bottlers Claxtons.
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. […]
Independant bottlers Claxtons return with a 25 y.o Auchroisk single cask bottling.
Following on from last weeks review of Claxtons single cask bottling of a Tomatin 21, this week we will take a quick look at their 20 y.o Tobermory. Tobermory 20y.o, IB, Claxtons, 48% abv, Cask no:1501-652 (available here) The nose has light peat, citrus zest and a malty, cereal notes. The palate continues with light, […]
Tomatin is a brand that many of my fellow bloggers rave about but one which I have minimal experience with, so when the opportunity arose to try an independent single cask bottling I had to take Claxtons up on their offer. Tomatin 21, IB, Claxtons, 48%abv, Cask no 1503-11247 (available here) The nose has […]