Review: An SMWS Rosebank

Looking at an extremely beguiling SMWS Rosebank and the impending resurrection of the mothballed distillery.

Review – An SMWS Duo.

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

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 – Fredrick Andersson

This weeks Desert Island Dram nominee comes from Sweden, if you’ve not already visited Fredde’s blog then you are missing out. ¬†He’s reviewed some great whiskies and I’d very much recommend checking it out. ¬†Fredde was one of the first bloggers I made contact with and has a genuine passion for whisky. It’s hard to […]

Caol Ila Head to Head

Its always interesting to compare original and private bottlings and also to directly compare ages and maturity.  Here we are comparing all at once.    Scottish Malt Whisky Society 52.213 ‘Dram at night, fishwives delight’ 56% ABV Nose is briney and smokey, seaside tang with slight banana notes. The palate is old smoke, lingering brine […]