A Clynelish Tasting Compendium Including A Short History & An Appreciation.

A look at the history of this cult distillery and a whole miscellany of tasting notes covering original bottlings, cask samples and Indie offerings as well as images of the Distillery from Diageo’s archives.

A Fistful of Fettercairn feat. The Good, The Bad and the Unlikely.

Looking at a flight of Fettercairns. One bad, one good and one with an unlikely conclusion…

First Look – Diageo Special Releases 2017

Diageo announce 9 of their 10 Special Release Expessions for 2017

Tasting Note Archive

A (hopefully)comprehensive archive of all my reviews, rants, tasting notes, rambles, visits, tours, pictures and press releases organised alphabetically by distillery name.

Desert Island Drams – Steve Ury – Sku’s Recent Eats

This weeks Desert Island Dram nomination comes from Steve Ury.  Based in Los Angeles, Steve (Sku) has been blogging about whisk(e)y since 2007. To be honest, the things I think of when I think of a desert island (brain frying heat, coconuts, foot burning sand, Tom Hanks, sunburn, coconuts, dehydration, Gilligan, dying alone) don’t really […]

The best whisky in the world? (or just magnolia wall paint?)

The lifestyle magazine The Gentlemans Journal recently published an article entitled “The five best whiskies”. That’s a bold statement on such a divisive subject.  Whats on the list? A Glenmorangie 1963 vintage? A Highland Park 50? A Brora 1972? Nope. Heres the list and the links to purchase them. 1 Powers 12 Year Old 2 Glenfiddich 21 […]