Tag Archives: glenrothes

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Claxtons Glenrothes 19yo

A look at a heavy sherry bomb from indie bottlers Claxtons.

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Bill Linanne at the Midleton Distillery, Midleton, Co Cork.  Picture Dan Linehan

Desert Island Drams – Bill Linnane

“A fellow will remember a lot of things you wouldn’t think he’d remember. You take me. One day, back in 1896, I was crossing over to Jersey on the ferry, and as we pulled out, there was another ferry pulling in, and on it there was a girl waiting to get off. A white dress […]

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The arrival of Summer and The Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve.

Summer is here.  Sort of. Peoples thoughts turn to barbecues, cutting the grass, sunburn and relaxing in the garden.   My taste for whisky changes throught the year. As a general rule I tend to save the rich and smoky whiskies for the cold and dark nights (also possible in summer if you live in […]

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Delivery Day

Had a couple of interesting recent arrivals at Amateur Drammer HQ. Firstly some tasty looking Royal Brackla…   And my first Glenrothes!    Full reviews and tasting notes uploaded soon.