Tag Archives: islay

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A Couple of Laddies…

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

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Angels Nectar Blended Malts

Two new blended scotch whiskies from Angels Nectar.

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Just done a Lidl shopping…

  Jut back from a quick trip to Lidl to try and find some whisky bargains.  I managed to pick up a 28 y.o Speysider, a 22 y.o Islay and a 25 y.o Sherry Cask blend.  It’s not all for me, I will be splitting it with my Whisky Wingman. All in all a good haul. […]

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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 […]

All hail to the Ale..

Spent an enjoyable afternoon with my whisky wingman sampling some great ales and a few drams to go alongside. Black Wolf Brewery Valente’s Double Espresso. Wow, just wow. So, so dark and flavoursome its like having an espresso soaked balaclava on backwards at night Eden Mill Brewery Claret Finish Rich dark ale with slight chocolate […]