Bruichladdich has been known for its innovative releases over the years and it is this spirit of innovation which has allowed for them to release a number of unusual and interesting releases over the years. With the distillery sporting three distinct lines of production (Bruichladdich for their unpeated releases, Port Charlotte for their heavily peated […]Read more "Whisky Review #105: Bruichladdich Octomore OBA Concept_0.1"
Benrinnes is one of those distilleries which is well known for being a vital cog within the Diageo framework and a producer of whisky for the company’s various blends. But it also known for providing a good representation of what is considered to be the meaty, savoury and sulphurous notes that one would encounter from […]Read more "Whisky Review #104: Benrinnes 15 Years Old (Flora & Fauna range)"
Mosstowie is a name that is known to a fair few, but remains a mystery to the vast majority of whisky drinkers out there. But what it lacks in terms of fanfare, it more than makes up for in terms of sheer historical significance. First of all, Mosstowie doesn’t take its name from a distillery, […]Read more "Whisky Review #103: Mosstowie 1979 34 Years Old (Signatory Vintage bottling)"
Glen Grant is one of those distilleries which has garnered a large number of fans, primarily due to their history as well as their current practices. The whiskies that the distillery currently produces can be seen as gentle and yet complex, and yet the whiskies that they’re famous for possess similar characteristics but in different […]Read more "Whisky Review #102: Glen Grant 1954 59 Years Old (Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage sample)"
Ahh Glenfiddich. There is a reason why the distillery produces the world’s most awarded range of single malts and that reason is simply because the distillate is sublime. It is also one of those distilleries where everyone has a differing opinion as to which is their favourite expression from the core range and they tend […]Read more "Whisky Review #101: Glenfiddich Project XX Cask Sample (Mr Matthew Fergusson-Stewart)"
And so here we are. The 100th review. What a journey it has been these last 2 and a half years and I am looking forward to hitting many more milestones on this wonderful journey. But let’s leave that for later and concentrate on the now. Before I begin my review, I would like to […]Read more "Whisky Review #100: Tamnavulin-Glenlivet 1966 20 Years Old (Moon Import bottling)"
The fourth and last review in the series of four which brings us to the milestone that is the 100th review takes us back to a distillery that we’re very familiar with: Caol Ila! In all honesty, I have been putting this review off for far too long now, primarily due to its significance and […]Read more "Whisky Review #99: Caol Ila 1981 28 Years Old (Cask #3537)"