Author Archives: AmateurDrammer

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

Review- Fettercairn 12 and 28 year old

Never let it be said that I don’t get round to doing things eventually. Almost a year after attending the re-launch of the Fettercairn brand I’m finally getting round to some more comprehensive notes…

Review – The Reinvigoration of Balblair

Reinvigorated, refreshed and polished. How does the shiny new Balblair range stack up?

Review – Suntory Toki

A Japanese whisky that doesn’t break the bank AND is remarkably drinkable? Surely not…

Cigar Review – Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 Toro

Our resident cigar reviewer takes a look at a cigar which has twice been named in Cigar Aficionado Magazines Top 25 Cigars of The Year – the Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 Toro