My 10th review focuses on the Laphroaig PX Cask, which is a whisky that I absolutely adore. Having enjoyed the 10 Years Old, Quarter Cask and Triple Wood in varying degrees, I wasn’t sure of what to expect from a Laphroaig that was matured in casks which once contained Pedro Ximenez (PX) sherry. Based on […]Read more "Whisky Review #10: Laphroaig PX Cask (Revisited)"
My 9th review focuses once again on Caol Ila, specifically on the 12 Years Old expression which forms the bedrock of the core offerings from the distillery. I have to admit that the 12 Year Old is one of my favourite purchases whenever I pass through Duty Free at the airport, primarily due to its […]Read more "Whisky Review #9: Caol Ila 12 Years Old (Revisited)"
For my eighth review, I will be showcasing the TEN (yes, I said TEN) whiskies that I had the privilege of trying at Bruichladdich during my visit. The whiskies are as follows: 1) Bruichladdich 22 Years Old PX – The Laddie Valinch 09. James McColl (50.7% abv) 2) Bruichladdich 1985 Bourbon Cask Sample (50.2% abv, […]Read more "Whisky Review #8: Bruichladdich"
The 8th and final distillery in my series focuses on Bruichladdich, which as previously mentioned is a highly celebrated distillery with quite an interesting history and has produced some stellar bottlings old and new. Bruichladdich is located on the South-Western side of Islay in an area known as the Rhinns. The distillery itself is located […]Read more "The Islay Series – Distillery #8: Bruichladdich"