2 results for tag: Blair Athol


Edinburgh Whisky Group

As of late, the Edinburgh Whisky Group, just like many other whisky groups, has taken to meeting online to enjoy a few drams and to talk all things whisky. In comparison to many other virtual tasting events, our (now) regular Saturday evening turnout may appear small. But in this time of lockdown, the Edinburgh Whisky Group has a die hard contingent of whisky enthusiasts all ready and willing to try some new drams and share a few thoughts and opinions with each other. One of the obstacles we initially faced was ensuring that we all had the same lineup of drams on the night.  However, after discovering that the folk at Jeffrey St Whisky have ...

James Eadie Blair Athol 14

It’s no secret that I have a lot of time for the independent bottler, James Eadie. The first time I tried their whiskies was at the Whisky Fringe last year. A bottling of Auchroisk 9 years as the Half Time Orange proved to be the dram of the day for me. This year, their HTO was a 10 year old Caol Ila finished in a Palo Cortado cask. It was simply stunning and I can’t wait for this to be released. A few months ago, one guest in a group of American tourists who had booked on my Leith Whisky Trail tour, asked me to recommend a bottle of whisky to her. She was looking for something that wasn’t readily available in the States and which she could ...