Review – Deconstructing The Tomatin 30

A tour around the Tomatin distillery and a deconstruction tasting of the new 30 year old expression.

Review – Some ‘sort of’ Tomatins

A closer look at The Antiquary and the Big T blended whiskies.

Claxtons Tomatin 21 year old. 

Tomatin is a brand that many of my fellow bloggers rave about but one which I have minimal experience with, so when the opportunity arose to try an independent single cask bottling I had to take Claxtons up on their offer. Tomatin 21, IB, Claxtons, 48%abv, Cask no 1503-11247   (available here) The nose has […]

Review – Cù Bòcan 1990

Coming face to face with a new Cu Bocan… This time a 1990 vintage.

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 – Sorren from OCD Whisky

Sorren from OCD Whisky reveals his Desert Island Dram.

Claxtons Auchroisk 25

Independant bottlers Claxtons return with a 25 y.o Auchroisk single cask bottling.

What is the story with Claxtons Tobermory?

Following on from last weeks review of Claxtons single cask bottling of a Tomatin 21, this week we will take a quick look at their 20 y.o Tobermory. Tobermory 20y.o, IB, Claxtons, 48% abv, Cask no:1501-652 (available here) The nose has light peat, citrus zest and a malty, cereal notes. The palate continues with light, […]

Desert Island Drams – Steve Prentice from Somerset Whisky Blog

I’ve been talking drams with Steve via Twitter for some time now and I finally cornered him into a Desert Island Dram nomination.  A genuine whisky gentleman and all round good egg. Steve didn’t get into whisky until 2009 when he was in Scotland for his Honeymoon and stumbled across the Fiddlers Whisky Bar in Drumnadrochit, […]