Review – A Glen Elgin From Claxtons

A delicate but complex Glen Elgin from Independant Bottlers Claxtons.

Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Glenrothes 1974

Looking at a rare 43 year old Glenrothes from Gordon & MacPhails new Private Collection.

Review – A Muckle Mix of Glen Moray

Featuring a vertical Glen Moray tasting as well as a ramble at how past pricing levels have impacted the perceived quality of this brand.

Review – Glen Moray 2005 Burgundy Cask (A Distillery Exclusive)

A look at a distillery only bottling from Glen Moray.

Review – The Diageo Special Releases Collection 2017 and The Concept Car Principal

Concept cars, track days and the Special Releases 2017 collection from Diageo.

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.

First Look – Diageo Special Releases 2017

Diageo announce 9 of their 10 Special Release Expessions for 2017

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.

Spirit of Speyside: Distilled

The weekend of the 9th till the 11th September saw the inaugural Spirit of Speyside:Distilled festival take place in Elgin.  The annual Spirit of Speyside Festival is already well established but this was the first time they had brought many of their exhibitors together under one roof.  Many of these exhibitors were not just whisky […]