Review – Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1966.

As the end of the year approaches a writers mind starts thinking about writing ‘whisky of the year’ type articles. Now I am not usually one for those types of article, and this year is no different but it just so happens that my review of what I would have named as the best whisky […]

Visiting The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery

Visiting The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery and enjoying some time in the Blending Room.

A Glenfarclas Double Header.

Looking at the Glenfarclas 10yo and 25yo expressions, as contained in this months The Dram Team subscription box.

A Private Tour of Berry Bros. & Rudd

A look around the Berry Bros & Rudd premises in Central London, including a peek into the Berry family private collection.

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.

A Trio of Single Cask Wemyss Malts

A look at 3 distillery exclusive single cask releases from Wemyss Malts.

Review – The Exceptional Blend from Sutcliffe & Sons.

Looking at the Exceptional Blend and asking if exceptional components add up to exceptional results.

A Balvenie Vertical & Some Thoughts On The Brand

A short Balvenie vertical and some thoughts on an unfairly overlooked brand.

Desert Island Drams – Brian Kinsman

This week Brian Kinsman, Master Blender at William Grant and Sons, nominates his Desert Island Dram

Ailsa Bay

Last night I was lucky enough to attend the Scottish launch of the new Ailsa Bay whisky from William Grant & Sons at Usquabae Bar in Edinburgh. It’s easy to dismiss NAS Whiskies as cheap alternatives and let’s face it, is there a working distillery that doesn’t produce some kind of peated expression as part […]