Review – The Macallan Double Cask Gold

In which we look at the Macallan Double Cask Gold as well as ramble about fake whisky and corporate brand investment.

Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Inverleven 1985

Looking at a rare 33 year old Inverleven from Gordon & MacPhail.

Whisky Conversations: Colin Hampden-White

In the first of a new series of interviews we catch up with Colin Hampden-White and talk about his career so far and his latest project, The Three Drinkers, on Amazon Prime.

Review – Ardgowan Expedition

Taking a look at the limited edition Ardgowan Expedition Blended Malt.

Review – The Exceptional Blend from Sutcliffe & Sons.

Looking at the Exceptional Blend and asking if exceptional components add up to exceptional results.

Review – A Glenturret Core Quadruple

Looking at four Glenturret expressions on the tasting table today and asking if ‘faults’ can become strengths.

Review – Eden Mill Distillery & Some Two Year Old Spirit Drinks

Taking you on a private tasting of Eden Mill’s Spirit Drinks with Distiller Marc Watson.

Press Release – Berry Bros. & Rudd sells The Glenrothes to Edrington

Wine merchants Berry Bros. & Rudd sell The Glenrothes brand to Edrington.

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.

Spirit of Speyside: Distilled

The weekend of the 9th till the 11th September saw the inaugural Spirit of Speyside:Distilled festival take place in Elgin.  The annual Spirit of Speyside Festival is already well established but this was the first time they had brought many of their exhibitors together under one roof.  Many of these exhibitors were not just whisky […]