Review – Burnside and Bealach Ruadh from Chorlton Whisky.

Looking at a teaspooned Speysider and an undisclosed Islay malt from Chorlton Whisky.

Review – The Syndicate 58/6 12yo Blended Scotch Whisky.

A Blended Whisky with width AND depth? Yes please…

A Balvenie Vertical & Some Thoughts On The Brand

A short Balvenie vertical and some thoughts on an unfairly overlooked brand.

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 – Brian Kinsman

This week Brian Kinsman, Master Blender at William Grant and Sons, nominates his Desert Island Dram

Spirit of Speyside: Distilled

The weekend of the 9th till the 11th September saw the inaugural Spirit of Speyside:Distilled festival take place in Elgin.  The annual Spirit of Speyside Festival is already well established but this was the first time they had brought many of their exhibitors together under one roof.  Many of these exhibitors were not just whisky […]

Desert Island Drams – Sorren from OCD Whisky

Sorren from OCD Whisky reveals his Desert Island Dram.

Desert Island Drams – Raj Sabharwal

Raj Sabharwal discusses his Desert Island Dram choice.

Bad news and good news from Drinks by the Dram!

The bad news is that it’s now less than 100 shopping days until Christmas… The good news is that Drinks by the Dram have released details about their fantastic sprit filled Advent calendars. Every day in the run up to Christmas whisky lovers can discover 24 drams including a rare 50 year old Scotch, an award winning Japanese […]

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 […]