Category New Products

Review – Diageo Special Releases Collection 2020

Hearalded by Master Blender Craig Wilson as an ‘Encore’ of 2019, how will this years Special Releases Collection stack up? Spoiler alert – no Brora or Port Ellen – but will they even be missed?

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 – A Fishermans Friend – Bruichladdich 12yo Rivesaltes Wine Cask

Looking at an unusual cask type utilised by a new independent bottler.

Review – The Dram Mòr Glenrothes 2009

New Glasgow based Indie bottlers Dram Mòr may be under the radar just now but will their first release be the start of good things to come?

Review – Elements of Islay – Peat & Sherry

A quick look at Peat & Sherry – a new release from TWE’s independent bottling operation Elements of Islay

Fire and Ice in the Shadow of Ben Wyvis

Fire and Ice in the Shadow of Ben Wyvis – A Tour and Tasting at Glenwyvis Distillery.

An Overview – The 2019 Diageo Special Releases Collection.

Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.

The Ascension of Tamdhu

The Ascention of Tamdhu – A look at two different expressions from the core range, as well as a short history of the distillery and some thoughts about the direction that the brand is taking.

Review – Kingsbarns Dream to Dram

Taking a look at the recently launched Kingsbarns ‘Dream To Dram’ expression.

Review – Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Glenrothes 1974

Looking at a rare 43 year old Glenrothes from Gordon & MacPhails new Private Collection.