Auchroisk is one of those distilleries which people don’t talk about often, primarily because there isn’t much of it to go around by way of single malts. The distillery is designed to be a workhorse to provide whisky to be used in the various blends belonging to parent company Diageo and therefore there usually isn’t […]Read more "Whisky Review #54: Auchroisk 1998 14 Years Old (Carn Mor “Strictly Limited” range)"
In late April, I received a Facebook message from Mr Matt Bailey. At that time, I hadn’t previously interacted with him and so the message took me by surprise. Matt mentioned that he worked for the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) of Australia and asked if I was keen to write an article regarding the […]Read more "Whisky Review #53: SMWS Australia Mystery Sample"
And so we return to Islay and more specifically, Laphroaig, to review one of their expressions which has been on the market for some time now: the Laphroaig Select Cask. As has been the position of late, the distillery has released a number of NAS whiskies over the past few years alongside their core range […]Read more "Whisky Review #52: Laphroaig Select Cask"
Glenfiddich is a distillery that is probably one of the most well known among whisky drinkers these days, primarily due to its availability in many markets and regions around the world. This Speyside-based distillery has won many fans as well as awards and is seen as both easy drinking and complex. The distillery is owned […]Read more "Whisky Review #51: Glenfiddich 21 Years Old Gran Reserva"