Tag Archives: tasting notes

Review – The Bowmore 9 Year Old

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

Review – The Spey Fumare and Trutina

Two brand new releases from the Spey Distillery.

Lagavulin 8 Year Old Special Edition

A look at the Special Edition Lagavulin release that celebrates the distilleries 200th anniversary.

Discovering Tormore – ‘The Pearl of Speyside’

Having a look at a very underated and mostly unknown distillery.

The mystery of The Glenlivet Cipher

A look at the rather mysterious Glenlivet Cipher.

Claxtons Auchroisk 25

Independant bottlers Claxtons return with a 25 y.o Auchroisk single cask bottling.

Gordon & MacPhail Linkwood 16 Côte Rôtie wood finish.

An early contender for my Dram of The Year. Gordon & MacPhails Linkwood 16 Cote Rotie finish.

The Singleton of Dufftown 18 y.o

A brief look at The Singleton 18 year old.

Review – Signatory Vintage Craigduff 1973

Ive been doing a few sample swaps recently and this was one of the recent arrivals.  Its not often you try a whisky that was distilled before you were born so I’ve been holding onto this one for a while until I could sit back and take my time over it.  After all, old age […]

The Trojan – Exile Casks.

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, […]