Tag Archives: islay

Review – Burnside and Bealach Ruadh from Chorlton Whisky.

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

Press Release: Diageo announce Feis Ile Expressions for 2017

Diageo announces Feis Ile expressions of Lagavulin and Caol Ila.

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.

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. […]

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 […]