Tag Archives: islay

Review – Port Charlotte 10 year old

A new favourite expression emerges from the Islay peat smoke…

Review – Burnside and Bealach Ruadh from Chorlton Whisky.

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

A Couple of Laddies…

Trying my best to remain subjective whilt reviewing 2 Bruichladdich Travel Retail exclusives…

Angels Nectar Blended Malts

Two new blended scotch whiskies from Angels Nectar.

Peat Smoke and Spirt

New book added to the collection, anyone else read it?  Will post my thoughts once I’ve had a proper chance to look through it, but it looks great.   

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 […]