For my sixth review, I will be showcasing the three whiskies that I tried during the premium tasting session as well as the three whiskies which I sampled at the distillery store. The whiskies are as follows: Premium Tasting session: 1) Laphroaig 10 Years Old (40% abv, paired with Danish blue cheese) 2) Laphroaig Quarter […]Read more "Whisky Review #6: Laphroaig"
The 6th distillery in my 8-part series about the Islay distilleries focuses on Laphroaig, one of the most famous distilleries in the world and one which produces whisky which delights and puzzles in equal measure. Laphroaig is located on the Southern coast of Islay and is approximately 1 mile down the road from the village […]Read more "The Islay Series – Distillery #6: Laphroaig"
NOTE: The opinions expressed in this piece are those of the author. It is to be taken at the discretion of the reader. During my tour of the Islay distilleries, I mentioned in my posts on Caol Ila and Lagavulin that the distilleries had a “No Photography Allowed” rule in place which prohibited the taking […]Read more "Diageo’s ban on photography: Not the full picture?"
For my fifth review, I will be showcasing the five whiskies that I sampled during my visit to the Ardbeg distillery as well as the special new make spirit which forms the heart of all Ardbeg whiskies. The five whiskies are as follows: 1) Ardbeg 10 Years 2) Ardbeg Kildalton 3) Ardbeg Uigeadail 4) Ardbeg […]Read more "Whisky Review #5: Ardbeg"
The 5th distillery in my 8 part series about the Islay distilleries is centred around Ardbeg, which is one of my favourites. I have been a fan of their 10 Year Old expression for many years now and have also purchased their Auriverdes expression which was released for Ardbeg Day 2014 for my personal collection. […]Read more "The Islay Series – Distillery #5: Ardbeg"