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The Glenfiddich IPA experiment, or, how the stag learnt to hop (pun intended) 

I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m all for NAS whiskies. However this only on the proviso that they are perhaps a different to a distilleries core range or house style. To use marketing speak I like them to be character-led.  Swapping your base level age stated expression for, or introducing, a […]

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Black Mountain Notes Fumées

The Black Mountain Compagnie is a relatively new French operation with a couple of releases under their belt already. Their distillery is still at the pre build stage and they are keen to showcase a product now that will be indicative of what will be produced there in future.  They are sourcing whisky from Scotland […]

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The Bowmore 9 Year Old

The first review of 2017 looks at the Bowmore 9 year old.

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The AmateurDrammer.com Whisky of The Year – Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1966.

As the end of the year approaches a writers mind starts thinking about writing ‘whisky of the year’ type articles.  Now I am not usually one for those types of article, and this year is no different but it just so happens that my review of what I would have named as the best whisky […]

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Black is the new Black…. Introducing the Black Bowmore 50 Year Old

Bowmore launch the last in their Black range. A 50 year old limited edition expression.

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That Boutique-y Whisky Company 21 year old Secret Distillery release.

A look at That Boutique-y Whisky Company and a 21 year old whisky from a secret distillery…

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The Dalmore Regalis

Dalmore is certainly an opinion splitter when it comes to whisky enthusiasts. I’ve always been a fan, as much for there slick marketing as for their product. I’ll not ramble on too much as you can read my thoughts on the Dalmore 15 and their branding in general in this previous review. The Dalmore Distillery […]