Category Tasting notes

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.

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’

Review – A Fishermans Friend – Bruichladdich 12yo Rivesaltes Wine Cask

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

Rob Reviews – Talisker 18

New Columnist Rob Beaton takes a look at one of his all time favourites – Talisker 18