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GlenAllachie 12 years
The first thing that came to mind on seeing the new GlenAllachie logo was Pocahontas ...
Expedition is the recently released expression from Ardgowan distillery. As the distillery is yet to ...
Let’s just get straight to the point here; Steel Bonnets is way overpriced. With a ...
James Eadie Blair Athol 14
It’s no secret that I have a lot of time for the independent bottler, James ...
The last blog post I wrote (for this site, at least) was about five months ...
Whisky and Women
For the second year running, our Whisky and Women event proved to be a great ...
The Finishing Touch
The idea behind this tasting was to try taste six whiskies all of which had ...
At this time of year, when I’m inevitably asked if I’m ready for Christmas, my ...
Benromach 2009 Wood Finish – Château Cissac
Although I’ve lived in Scotland for a number of years now, there’s one thing that ...
The drive to Elgin was a slow one. Primarily because the ‘car’ I’d hired turned ...
Cadenhead’s Convalmore 175th Anniversary Bottling
Convalmore. This is a first for me. Probably because Convalmore is a wee bit pricey ...
Travel Retail Exclusive Whisky
With the vast array of bottles of whisky adorning the shelves of the travel retail ...
Highland Park Valkyrie
Dark Origins. A non-age statement whisky from Highland Park which I bought in October 2014 ...
Closed Distillery and Lost Malts Tasting
Just a little over a month ago, I went to my first ever Jolly Toper ...
Campbeltown Chronicles – Part 3: Scorchio!
On the third day of the festival, the Wee Toon decided to change its name ...
Campbeltown Chronicles: Part 2
My previous (and first) visit to Campbeltown was in March 2015. On this occasion, I ...
Campbeltown Chronicles: Part 1
The Campbeltown Malts Festival takes place in May each year and the drive there was ...
World Whisky Day
This year, World Whisky Day falls on 20th May. So, to celebrate, I thought it’d ...
Ballechin 10 years
Ballechin is the name given to the peated whisky (50 ppm) from Edradour distillery, the ...
The Fife Whisky Trail
A wee while ago, I wrote a blog piece for the lovely people at Angels’ ...
Why ‘women in whisky’ has to be a thing!
Thankfully the whisky community, for the most part, is one that embraces healthy debate. In ...
Cadenhead’s Heaven Hill 19 years
Let it be known from the outset that I consider myself to be a complete ...
Glenmorangie Burgundy Wood Finish
Whilst studying in Besançon, I became familiar with, and particularly interested in, Burgundy wines. Indeed, ...
Battle of the Blends 2
Last year’s Battle of the Blends, organised by Whisky Magazine, saw Dave Broom pitted against ...
Supermarkets have started to up their game; there have been some great supermarket own brand ...
BenRiach 16 years
During the Spirit of Speyside festival, at the end of April and the beginning of ...
Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy
Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy is a single pot still Irish whiskey named after Midleton’s master ...
The old and the young…
Other than the end product itself, and all the history, tradition, heritage and craftsmanship that ...
Deanston 20 yrs Port Wood Finish
Deanston Port Wood Finish – 20 years – 54.2% abv Matured in ex-bourbon casks for ...
Abbot’s Choice is a blended whisky, the brand being one of the vestiges from Distillers ...
Early in November, I spent a Saturday afternoon in the company of Jason (https://whiskyrover.blogspot.co.uk/), Tom ...
Whisky and Chocolate
Well, when I said this Whisky and Chocolate tasting would be ‘lively’, the good people ...
Staying with friends at the Moness resort, barely a mile away from Aberfeldy Distillery, it ...
As a Devonshire lass, I’ve been following the progress of Dartmoor distillery with much interest ...
Tomintoul Five Decades
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Tomintoul created Five Decades – a special release composed of ...
Driving back from Eden Mill, along the A914, I spotted 3 pagoda roofs in the ...
A visit to Daftmill
Daftmill is one of Scotland’s smallest distilleries, situated near Bow of Fife near Cupar. In ...
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