Author Archives: AmateurDrammer
There are few distilleries that even although silent whose names carry some major weight. Brora and Malt Mill are excellent examples of this phenomenon. Port Ellen is another. The imminent revival of this Islay legend (see here for a little more on this) has put it into a slightly sharper focus with many speculating about […]
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.
Discovering a delightful release from Tomintoul.
As it turns out there are distilled sprits other than Whisky, and so begins a irregular series of non-whisky reviews This week: Rum.
A review of a new blended malt, featuring raincoats and a soggy forest.
Looking at the new Fettercairn 16 year old and asking if you are going full on experimental then why not get a little contrived?
The week Rob Beaton takes a closer look at a well known yet often overlooked malt – The Balvenie Doublewood.
Looking at the inaugural release from Colonsay Beverages – The Scalasaig ‘Island Hopper’
Looking at an unusual cask type utilised by a new independent bottler.