Author Archives: AmateurDrammer
If I have learnt anything over the last few years it is that whisky is truly an all encompassing passion of mine. What started out as reserving a small corner of the internet to record my whisky journey, my rambles and my thoughts soon turned into something amazing. A gateway not only into the seemly […]
Taking a peaty and smoky stroll through the new Octomore 11’s
This month we take a look at a single cask Highland Park, an Indian Single Malt, a classic Brora, a Cognac finished Bourbon, a new Dalmore and a jazzy Lagavulin from last year.
Taking a look at an expression that is perhaps the very essence of the Glendronach Distillery.
This month features a new release in Duncan Taylor’s Octave Project, the latest from The Lakes Distillery, the inaugural indie release from Badachro, a rum cask finished Smokehead and a new red wine finished 18 year old from Aberfeldy.
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?
No review this week as I’m struggling with a cold so I take a closer look at a whisky based remedy.
Looking at two expressions of 40 year old expressions from Islay’s sleeping giant – Port Ellen
After last years introduction of the Port Charlotte 10 how has the range developed?
Taking a look at the youngest and oldest expressions in the Talisker range.