Author Archives: AmateurDrammer

Review – Gordon & MacPhail 1969 Dallas Dhu

Ticking another closed distillery from the list courtesy of a new release from the Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection – this time Dallas Dhu.

Review – Drumguish Single Malt Whisky

They say that good things come to those who wait. Or do they? Construction first began at Speyside Distillery near to Kingussie in the Scottish Highlands in 1962 under ownership of George Christie, a Glasgow based whisky broker. It wasn’t until 1990 however that the distillery first started to produce spirit. By 1993 Drumguish Single […]

Review – Nomad Outland Whisky

They say travel broadens the mind, But what does it do to a whisky?

Touring and Tasting at Tullibardine

Just off the A9 is a former workhorse distillery which has been moving into the single malt market with more than a nod to the vineyards of its owners.

Review – Port Charlotte 10 year old

A new favourite expression emerges from the Islay peat smoke…

Glen Garioch Distillery and My Travels through the Valley of the Granary

Glen Garioch Distillery and My Travels through the Valley of the Granary

Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection – St. Magdalene 1982

A subtly complex Lowlander from Gordon & MacPhail’s Private Collection