Tag Archives: whiskey

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, […]

Hyde 10 y.o No1 Presidents Cask Irish Whiskey

A quick look at Hyde 10 year old, a sherry cask finished Irish Whisky named after the first President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde. It is part of a ‘Limited Run’ of 5000 bottles. Hyde 10 y.o, Presidents Cask, 46% abv (available here)   On the nose there is a very tropical feeling with pineapples and […]

Glenmorangie Private Edition VII – Milsean

A look at Glenmorangies new Private Edition, Milsean.

Teeling Whiskey – The Revival 15 #TeelingWhiskey

Tasting notes on the Teeling ‘The Revival’ from last nights #TeelingWhiskey Twitter Tasting.

Busy day for the postman

Busy day at Amateur Drammer HQ as I get ready for not just one, but two Twitter tastings next week.      Thanks as always to Steve at The Whisky Wire. More details soon.   

Teeling Tweet Tasting 19.11.2015 (#TeelingWhiskey)

I have never tried any of the Teeling Whiskey range so I am very much looking forward to joining in with the Teeling Whisky tweet tasting in association with The Whisky Wire.    Join me and many others on Twitter this coming Monday from 1900hrs by using the hashtag #TeelingWhiskey  

Desert Island Drams – Steven Murphy, Old Carrick Mill

Steven is the driving force behind a project to restore and build a working Distillery within Derrylavan Mill, near Carrickmacross in Ireland.  Their aim is to become Irelands most visited fully working whiskey distillery. To take their project to the next level they have started a ‘Kickstarter’ campaign to fund essential repairs to the buildings […]