Tag Archives: malt

Whisky in the post

Thrilled to get a delivery from The Arran Distillery this morning. Looking forward to trying this and will post notes soon.    

Aberfeldy 21 and Glenfiddich 18

I’m often asked what a good starting malt whisky is for an non whisky drinker.  I usually try people on something sweet, honeyed and floral yet smooth and easily drinkable. As funny as it is to start someone on a Laphroiag it may just put them off… What about upgrading these easy drinking drams? What […]


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 […]

Travel tips No1

Whilst trying to save space whilst packing, its good to know that a bottle of Cardhu 12 will fit exactly into a size 10 boot.