Talking Whisky and Cigars with Daniel Santiago.

Daniel Santiago from Jeffrey Street Whisky & Tobacco once again leads us through a couple of excellent whisky and cigar pairings.

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.

Ballantines 17 Blended Scotch Whisky

Until I started researching this dram I hadn’t realised that it was voted Jim Murrays ‘Scotch blend of the year’ in 2010. High praise indeed.  Originally blended in 1827 it is apparently a blend of up to 50 other whiskies, including Scapa and Miltonduff.    The nose is floral and intensly sweet with vanilla hints […]