Review- Fettercairn 12 and 28 year old

Never let it be said that I don’t get round to doing things eventually. Almost a year after attending the re-launch of the Fettercairn brand I’m finally getting round to some more comprehensive notes…

Review – Ardbeg Kelpie

Trying the Ardbeg Kelpie and asking if we are getting lost in a myriad of Ardbegs?

Review – The Syndicate 58/6 12yo Blended Scotch Whisky.

A Blended Whisky with width AND depth? Yes please…

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 – The Glenfiddich IPA experiment, or, how the stag learnt to hop (pun intended) 

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 […]

Desert Island Drams – Angus MacRaild

Angus MacRaild, whisky writer and the man behind The Whisky Sponge nominates his Desert Island Dram.

Desert Island Drams – Jo Lawson

Jo Lawson nominates her Desert Island Dram.

Desert Island Drams – The Scotch Trooper

This weeks Desert Island Dram comes from the Scotch Trooper

Desert Island Drams – A ‘his and hers’ special, with the Whisky Spellers.

Desert Island Drams goes ‘Mr and Mrs’

Desert Island Drams – Greg Dillon

Greg’s background is in brand strategy, having consulted with design agencies and brands the world over for more than a decade. He authors GreatDrams.com and also writes for various whisky magazines. After thinking long and hard my Desert Island Dram would just have to be Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength Batch 5. It is simply […]