A look at the rather mysterious Glenlivet Cipher.
A look around the Berry Bros & Rudd premises in Central London, including a peek into the Berry family private collection.
Whisky author Ian Buxton nominates his Desert Island Dram
A (hopefully)comprehensive archive of all my reviews, rants, tasting notes, rambles, visits, tours, pictures and press releases organised alphabetically by distillery name.
I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m all for NAS whiskies. However this only on the proviso that they are perhaps a different to a distilleries core range or house style. To use marketing speak I like them to be character-led. Swapping your base level age stated expression for, or introducing, a […]
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 […]
A look at Edinburgh Whisky and 3 of their offerings.
I’m always trying to get more people into drinking whisky and for them to try as many as they can. Its ok for those of us who have friends we can sample swap with or are lucky enough to receive samples for review purposes. A bottle of whisky is a big investment if you haven’t […]
Chris Hoban from The Edinburgh Whisky Blog makes his nominations for a Desert Island Dram. What did he choose?