Category Tasting notes
This week The Malt Mentalist and I will be dissecting and ruminating upon a couple of rather curious wine cask finished expressions from Arran distillery. Stew has done most of the legwork on this and they are his bottles after all so it’s only fair I let him go first… The Malt Mentalist I’d just like […]
A look at the eighth annual release in Glenmorangie’s Private Edition range, The Bacalta
A look at a heavy sherry bomb from indie bottlers Claxtons.
This week I attempt to lure the Whisky Sponge into nominating a Desert Island Dram.
I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m all for NAS whiskies. However this only on the proviso that they are perhaps a different to a distilleries core range or house style. To use marketing speak I like them to be character-led. Swapping your base level age stated expression for, or introducing, a […]
Welcome to a new series of occasional articles in which I invite first time writers to take over AmateurDrammer.com. This first article will introduce someone I have had the pleasure of chatting whisky with over on Twitter. I’ll let Nic introduce himself, give you his thoughts on his whisky journey and then his review of […]
Mark Newton from MaltReview.com nominates his ultimate fantasy whisky.