And so here we are, the 25th whisky review I’ve written for this blog to date. It’s also nice to note that I’ve been blogging for 9 months now and the progress since the start has been rather satisfying to see to be honest. I have never previously been a prolific blogger and it heartens […]Read more "Whisky Review #25: Caol Ila 31 Years Old (Silver Seal bottling)"
Dailuaine is a distillery that was totally unknown to me for many years up until January, when I purchased my copy of the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015 during my time in Scotland. As I was perusing it, I came across the entry for the distillery and it stated that it was owned by Diageo and […]Read more "Whisky Review #24: Dailuaine 16 Years Old Double Header – WM Cadenhead bottling vs Flora & Fauna bottling"
I have to say that the Aberlour Batch #50 which I reviewed sometime back really piqued my curiosity and I have been on the lookout for other expressions from the distillery ever since. In the time that has gone by, I have managed to add two more expressions from the distillery to the list of […]Read more "Whisky Review #23: Aberlour Double Header – A’Bunadh Batch #52 & 17 Years Old (French Exclusive)"
Campbeltown as a whisky-producing region has never really gotten much attention from me for some reason. I reckon it might have to do with the lack of knowledge on my part in the early days as well as a fixation with everything Islay-related. In hindsight, I now realise just how myopic I was in terms […]Read more "Whisky Review #22: Campbeltown Double Header – Springbank 10 Years Old & Hazelburn 12 Years Old"
The Isle of Jura (both the island the distillery) has fascinated me for quite a while and with good reason. It is traditionally in the shadow of its far more celebrated brethren, Islay, but that is probably due to Islay having 8 (soon to be 9) distilleries and Jura only having the one. Now, I […]Read more "Whisky Review #21: Isle of Jura 1993 Sherry ‘Ji’ Cask"