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Dalmore is certainly an opinion splitter when it comes to whisky enthusiasts. I’ve always been a fan, and as an ex-marketing student it’s as as much for their slick marketing as for their product. The Dalmore Distillery was founded by Alexander Mathieson in 1839 and passed through various owners until its acquisition by Whyte & […]
A look at the Special Edition Lagavulin release that celebrates the distilleries 200th anniversary.
Having a look at a very underated and mostly unknown distillery.
A look at the rather mysterious Glenlivet Cipher.
Independant bottlers Claxtons return with a 25 y.o Auchroisk single cask bottling.
A brief look at The Singleton 18 year old.
I’ve always loved mythology. As a boy I read and re-read countless stories of heros slaying otherworldly creatures and embarking on seemingly impossible quests. As an adult I grew to love the Ray Harryhausen films such as The 7th voyage of Sinbad and Jason and The Argonauts. This brings us nicely to Exile Casks first release, […]
News broke some time ago that Bladnoch Distillery was saved. The company was reborn and reinvigorated as we eagerly anticipated their first forays back into the whisky market. Fast forward several months and I get a very generous sample of their new blended scotch, Pure Scot, delivered to AmateurDrammer HQ. This is a blend […]
Last week I had the pleasure (and good fortune) to take part in a Twitter Tasting with anCnoc, looking at their Vintage range. Specifically the 1999, 2000 and 2001 bottlings. First up was the 1999 vintage. AnCnoc 1999 Vintage, OB, 46%abv (avaliable here) On the nose it is quite sweet with big citrus notes, […]