A great example of an independent bottling of Mortlach from Gordon & MacPhail.
Hearalded by Master Blender Craig Wilson as an ‘Encore’ of 2019, how will this years Special Releases Collection stack up? Spoiler alert – no Brora or Port Ellen – but will they even be missed?
The week Rob Beaton takes a closer look at a well known yet often overlooked malt – The Balvenie Doublewood.
This is the last review of three which covers the latest releases in the Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection. I’ve already published my thoughts and notes on a wonderful 1982 St Magdalene and a rare release of a Dallas Dhu from 1969. The last of these releases is one that I have been deliberately saving […]
Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.
A quick look at the history of one of the worlds biggest whisky brands and tasting notes on some random expressions including some from the 70’s and 80’s.
Looking at the latest release in Gordon & MacPhails Private Collection range. A 2005 Ledaig finished in Hermitage wine casks.
Trying two of the latest offerings from SMWS. An older Mortlach and a young Caol Ila.
A delicate but complex Glen Elgin from Independant Bottlers Claxtons.
Looking at a punchy and yet tempered 19yo Craigellachie as well as talking dirty malts and worm tubs.