Tag Archives: Diageo

An Overview – The 2019 Diageo Special Releases Collection.

Some notes and thoughts from this years Special Releases Collection.

An Overview – Diageo Special Releases 2018

An overview of the Diageo Special Releases Collection for 2018 with brief tasting notes and general impressions.

Press Release – The Resurrection of Port Ellen and Brora.

News from Diageo of a return to production for two of its most famous closed distilleries.

First Look: The Collectivum XXVIII Special Release 2017

This years Special Releases collection from Diageo will feature the first ever blended malt containing whiskies from all of the twenty eight active Diageo distilleries. The Collectivum XXVIII is the tenth bottle to make up the Special Releases 2017 collection and will be the fourth NAS Malt Whisky in this series so far. No word […]

Review – Black & White Blended Scotch Whisky circa 1965

When this whisky was distilled: Man had not yet landed on the moon. The Vietnam war was still ongoing. Ronnie & Reggie Kray were still running organised crime in London. The Rolling Stones had not long released  (I can’t get no) Satisfaction. The Beatles completed their last live tour. Ok, so its old. Really old. […]

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.

Press Release: Diageo announce Feis Ile Expressions for 2017

Diageo announces Feis Ile expressions of Lagavulin and Caol Ila.