Review – Big Peat 25 – The Gold Edition.

Looking closely at Big Peat’s first age stated expression, the 25 year old ‘Gold Edition’

Review – An SMWS Duo.

Trying two of the latest offerings from SMWS. An older Mortlach and a young Caol Ila.

Review – James Eadie’s Trademark ‘X’

Looking at a modern recreation of a Blended Scotch from 1854.

Review – The Diageo Special Releases Collection 2017 and The Concept Car Principal

Concept cars, track days and the Special Releases 2017 collection from Diageo.

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.

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.

Smokehead 

Last night someone posted onto my Facebook page (found here) asking about Smokehead. I had an open bottle so decided to have a fresh look at it.      On the nose its typical Islay, smoky and briney but with a slightly damp feeling to the smoke, almost like wet grass.  It has a big mouthfeel, initially […]