Teaninich is somewhat contradictory in the grand scheme of things for one particular reason: It is the 7th largest distillery in Scotland in terms of production capacity (10.2m litres of spirit produced annually), and yet is also one of the most obscure names in Scotch whisky due to the fact that 99% of its production […]Read more "Whisky Review #140: Teaninich 1999 19 Years Old (Claxton’s)"
After what has been an extremely extended hiatus, I’m back! In truth, I hadn’t planned on returning to blogging for a while and thought that it was best to utilise the time to concentrate on my business. However, fate has a way of bringing things back into focus and this return to blogging has definitely […]Read more "Whisky Review #139: Kilchoman 2007 12 Years Old Single Bourbon Cask"
After a near 4 month hiatus, I’m back once again. It has been a busy last few months and with the rest of the year shaping up to be a rather interesting and exciting journey, I am unsure if I would be able to sustain a regular blogging schedule. I will therefore endeavour to be […]Read more "Whisky Review #138: Dailuaine 1973 22 Years Old (Rare Malts Selection)"
On the evening of the 22nd of October, I was invited by Mr Matthew Fergusson-Stewart, the Chief Marketing Officer of The Whisky Store, to a dinner which also showcased four exciting expressions from within the Cadenhead range. Most of us would be aware that Cadenhead is the oldest independent bottler in the world, having been […]Read more "Whisky Review #137: Cadenhead Whisky Tasting"
Coleburn is one of those distilleries that not many are familiar with, primarily due to the fact that the whisky was used for the various blends within the DCL/UDV/Diageo stable during its years of operation. The distillery was also an experimental workshop where different recipes and distillations were conducted in order to maximise the variety […]Read more "Whisky Review #136: Coleburn 1981 27 Years Old"
Laphroaig is one of my favourite distilleries and I have had the pleasure of sampling a myriad of expressions which are both of official and independent stock. While the classic Laphroaig notes consist of a whack of peat and other associated medicinal hints, there is a fair bit of variance with regard to the independent […]Read more "Whisky Review #135: Laphroaig 1990 21 Years Old (Bottled By Silver Seal)"
All profits from the sale of Benromach Cask No 1 single malt whisky will be donated to charitable causes Twenty years after family owned Benromach Distillery was reopened by His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay, a rare single malt whisky has been released to mark the occasion. Benromach Cask No 1 is an incredibly rare and limited-edition […]Read more "Rare whisky marks 20th anniversary at Benromach Distillery"