I am now officially a Friend Of Laphroaig, my own personal square foot of Islay! (And a free dram at the distillery once a year!)
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…
Trying the Ardbeg Kelpie and asking if we are getting lost in a myriad of Ardbegs?
A Blended Whisky with width AND depth? Yes please…
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 […]
Angus MacRaild, whisky writer and the man behind The Whisky Sponge nominates his Desert Island Dram.
Every year in the run up to Christmas I receive countless emails from people who are trying to find that ideal whisky as a Christmas gift. It is such an open question and taste is so, so personal it is almost impossible to pick out a whisky without really knowing the person involved. I’ve put […]
Jo Lawson nominates her Desert Island Dram.
Raj Sabharwal discusses his Desert Island Dram choice.