Review – Glendronach Madeira Cask – Bottled exclusively for The Nectar. 

Sometimes I’m never too sure which whisky to write about next. Its not always that there is a theme but there has been a tenuous link between several of my last reviews. The Glenmorangie Bacalta was finished in Maderia casks. The Glenrothes 19 was matured in sherry casks. This Glendronach, like the Glenmorangie is a […]

A Single Cask Glendronach

This particular expression was bottled to celebrate 50 years of The Green Welly and I was fortunate enough to get a sample last time I visited. This particular bottling was distilled in November 2003 and bottled in 2015. Matured exclusively in a PX sherry puncheon. It was taken from cask 4102 and is bottle number […]

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.

Review – Claxtons Glenrothes 19yo

A look at a heavy sherry bomb from indie bottlers Claxtons.

Desert Island Drams – Sorren from OCD Whisky

Sorren from OCD Whisky reveals his Desert Island Dram.

Whisky Galore at The Green Welly, Tyndrum

A quick visit to Whisky Galore at The Green Welly Stop in Tyndrum.

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 […]