Author Archives: AmateurDrammer
A quick look at Peat & Sherry – a new release from TWE’s independent bottling operation Elements of Islay
Out of the Glen Ord(inary) – Going independent to sample a Glen Ord from outwith the “Singleton Trifecta’
Review – An English whisky head to head featuring expressions from the East London Liquor Co and The Lakes Distillery.
Fire and Ice in the Shadow of Ben Wyvis – A Tour and Tasting at Glenwyvis Distillery.
Talking with Keith Cruickshank about the essence of Benromach, his love for Benromach 10 and the launch of the new 50 year old.
Urban Millennials? Disrupted Categories? What do these phrases even mean?
Let your product be your voice.
This is the last review of three which covers the latest releases in the Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection. I’ve already published my thoughts and notes on a wonderful 1982 St Magdalene and a rare release of a Dallas Dhu from 1969. The last of these releases is one that I have been deliberately saving […]
Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.
Ticking another closed distillery from the list courtesy of a new release from the Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection – this time Dallas Dhu.
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 […]