An Overview – The 2019 Diageo Special Releases Collection.

Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.

Review- Craigellachie, Worm Tubs and Some Dirty Overtones.

Looking at a punchy and yet tempered 19yo Craigellachie as well as talking dirty malts and worm tubs.

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.

The Amateur Drammer’s guide to Christmas whisky shopping

Every year in the run up to Christmas I receive countless emails from people who are trying to find that ideal whisky as a Christmas gift.  It is such an open question and taste is so, so personal it is almost impossible to pick out a whisky without really knowing the person involved. I’ve put […]

Bad news and good news from Drinks by the Dram!

The bad news is that it’s now less than 100 shopping days until Christmas… The good news is that Drinks by the Dram have released details about their fantastic sprit filled Advent calendars. Every day in the run up to Christmas whisky lovers can discover 24 drams including a rare 50 year old Scotch, an award winning Japanese […]