This week’s review focuses on a distillery that readers will be quite familiar with: Ardbeg! I love Ardbeg. They produce some phenomenal whiskies and their place on the higher end of the peat spectrum also endears them to smokeheads around the world. The 10 Years Old expression also tends to win new fans faster when […]Read more "Whisky Review #46: Ardbeg Auriverdes"
Continuing on with the Speyside connection, this week’s review focuses on three different expressions from the same distillery going head to head against one another in the battle for supremacy. That distillery is Glenfiddich. Now before I go any further, I must admit that prior to going with this triple threat, I was already well […]Read more "Whisky Review #45: Glenfiddich Triple Threat (12 vs 15 vs 18)"
Another week presents us with another new review and this one is a Speysider with a French connection! The Glenlivet is a well known brand, having been toe to toe with Glenfiddich for supremacy over the past 5 years until midway through 2015, when it finally overtook its fierce rival to become the best selling […]Read more "Whisky Review #44: The Glenlivet 15 Years Old French Oak Reserve"
This week’s review focuses on four different whiskies from the same distillery, namely the Isle of Arran distillery. For the purposes of comparison, there will be two distillery bottlings going up against two independent bottlings in order to showcase the different nuances that all four possess. But before we get into the reviews, let’s first […]Read more "Whisky Review #43: Arran (Distillery bottlings vs Independent bottlings)"