The Desert Island Drams Finale – featuring Ian Buxton

It is the last ever Desert Island Dram nomination this week and to close the show its over to a man who specialises in fantasy whiskies…

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 – Graham Coull, Master Distiller, Glen Moray.

Graham Coull, Master Distiller for Glen Moray, nominates a sentimental favourite as his Desert Island Dram

Desert Island Drams – Whisky Unplugged

Mark from WhiskyUnplugged shares his Desert Island Dram.

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 […]