Author Archives: AmateurDrammer

Feature – Talking Toddy

No review this week as I’m struggling with a cold so I take a closer look at a whisky based remedy.

Review – Pontificating Upon a Pair of Port Ellen

Looking at two expressions of 40 year old expressions from Islay’s sleeping giant – Port Ellen

Review – Another Perfectly Peaty Port Charlotte? The OLC:01

After last years introduction of the Port Charlotte 10 how has the range developed?

Review – Beside The Seaside With a Pair of Taliskers

Taking a look at the youngest and oldest expressions in the Talisker range.

Review – It’s Always Sunny in Tomintoul

Discovering a delightful release from Tomintoul.

Not A Whisky Review – That Boutique-y Caroni Rum

As it turns out there are distilled sprits other than Whisky, and so begins a irregular series of non-whisky reviews This week: Rum.

Review – The Waterproof Blended Malt and Wearing Raincoats Amid a Soggy Forest

A review of a new blended malt, featuring raincoats and a soggy forest.

Review – Fettercairn 16

Looking at the new Fettercairn 16 year old and asking if you are going full on experimental then why not get a little contrived?

Rob Reviews – The Balvenie Doublewood

The week Rob Beaton takes a closer look at a well known yet often overlooked malt – The Balvenie Doublewood.

Review – The Scalasaig Island Hopper

Looking at the inaugural release from Colonsay Beverages – The Scalasaig ‘Island Hopper’