Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Ledaig 2005.

Looking at the latest release in Gordon & MacPhails Private Collection range. A 2005 Ledaig finished in Hermitage wine casks.

Ledaig 13 year Old Gordon and McPhail Bottling

   On the nose its mild peat smoke and a sort of lemony sweetness. This was a disappointment for me, it just seems thin and lacking in the typical Ledaig character. The palate feels mildly oily and lacks a certain something, there is a mild off note here I cant quite place.  The finish is […]

Cigar Review – Montecristo Open Master

Cigar Review – Daniel lights up and enjoys a Montecristo Open Master.

Review – Cù Bòcan 1990

Coming face to face with a new Cu Bocan… This time a 1990 vintage.

Review – Tobermory 42

Taking a long, lingering look at a classic and well aged sherrybomb from Tobermory.

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.

Desert Island Drams – Mark from WhiskyWhistle

This weeks nomination is made by one of my favourite whisky twitterers.  Mark has been a virtual aquaintance for some time now and is a genuine gentleman. Marks choice today? If you are only having one dram on a desert island  then you probably should make it a stunner… My name is Mark Kaufmann, and […]

Visiting Tobermory Distillery

Spent an enjoyable few hours wandering around Tobermory Distillery recently.   Tobermory distillery is situated on the island of Mull.  The distillery, which was formerly known as Ledaig, was founded in 1798 and has changed hands several times. It is currently owned by Burn Stewart Distillers, who also own Deanston and Bunnahabbain distilleries and the […]