Review: Two Pure Malts – A Blair Athol and a Dalmore

Looking at two Pure Malts I was lucky enough to try at Spirit of Speyside: Distilled.

Review – The Dalmore Cigar Malt and a Tale of Two Partagas.

Looking at the Dalmore Cigar Malt with and without a cigar.

Review – The Dalmore Regalis

Dalmore is certainly an opinion splitter when it comes to whisky enthusiasts. I’ve always been a fan, and as an ex-marketing student it’s as as much for their slick marketing as for their product. The Dalmore Distillery was founded by Alexander Mathieson in 1839 and passed through various owners until its acquisition by Whyte & […]

Review – Fettercairn 16

Looking at the new Fettercairn 16 year old and asking if you are going full on experimental then why not get a little contrived?

What Every Whisky Drinker Needs To Know About Port

What Every Whisky Drinker Needs To Know About Port- a brief guide to the Portuguese fortified wine.

What Every Whisky Drinker Really Should Know About Sherry

A brief introduction to Sherry and its relationship with Whisky.

Review – The Syndicate 58/6 12yo Blended Scotch Whisky.

A Blended Whisky with width AND depth? Yes please…

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…

Tasting Note Archive

A (hopefully)comprehensive archive of all my reviews, rants, tasting notes, rambles, visits, tours, pictures and press releases organised alphabetically by distillery name.

Desert Island Drams – Richard Paterson

Richard Paterson ‘The Nose” nominates his Desert Island Dram.