2 results for tag: Highland Park


Highland Park Valkyrie

Dark Origins. A non-age statement whisky from Highland Park which I bought in October 2014 for £62.99. In my humble opinion, this is an excellent whisky and, reluctant as I am to see it finished for good, there are still a couple of drams left in the bottle. I was recently given a sample of Valkyrie by Whisky Rover; another non-age statement whisky from Highland Park which, when released, also retailed around the £60 mark. After Jason’s online antics of pouring the contents down the toilet and smashing the bottle with a hammer, I would have loved to have been able to sing Valkyrie’s praises. If for no other reason than to wind him up. Unfort...

Whisky and Chocolate

Well, when I said this tasting would be 'lively', the good people of Dunfermline did not disappoint!For my first tasting in the Kingdom of Fife, at the Fire Station Creative, the room, previously used as the fire officers' mess, was filled with the aromas of whisky and chocolate.The amazing chocolates from Iain Burnett The Highland Chocolatier were paired as follows:-Balblair 03 with a milk velvet truffle: the chocolate really emphasised the spicy finish in the whisky and the whisky pulled out the creamy / buttery notes from the chocolate. The Glenlivet 12 yrs (1998 bottling) with a lemongrass praline: there's a hint of lime in the ...