Review – Gordon & MacPhail Mortlach 15yo.

A great example of an independent bottling of Mortlach from Gordon & MacPhail.

Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection – 1966 Longmorn

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 […]

An Overview – The 2019 Diageo Special Releases Collection.

Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.

Whisky Review – Johnnie Walker Red Label: Then & Now

A 1970’s Johnnie Walker compared and contrasted to todays expression.

Review – A Jumble of Johnnie Walkers

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.

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.

Review – An SMWS Duo.

Trying two of the latest offerings from SMWS. An older Mortlach and a young Caol Ila.

Review – A Glen Elgin From Claxtons

A delicate but complex Glen Elgin from Independant Bottlers Claxtons.

Review- Craigellachie, Worm Tubs and Some Dirty Overtones.

Looking at a punchy and yet tempered 19yo Craigellachie as well as talking dirty malts and worm tubs.

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.