Clynelish is a bit of an anomaly in the sense that while it has only been around for slightly less than 50 years, its history is dictated by events which precede its establishment. It is also associated with one of the famous closed distilleries in Scotland, which is another reason for its relative popularity. While […]Read more "Whisky Review #74: Clynelish 1997 16 Years Old PX Finish (Wilson & Morgan Barrel Selection)"
This review will focus on the 3 samples which were on offer during the Bruichladdich Micro Provenance 4 livestream and tasting session at the offices of Remy Cointreau Asia on the morning of the 14th of October. The samples are as follows: Cask #361 – distilled in 2008 and matured full term in a French […]Read more "Whisky Review #73: Bruichladdich Micro Provenance 4 Cask Samples"
In the wee hours of the 14th of October, I was invited for a tasting at the offices of Remy Cointreau Asia which was to showcase the 4th edition of the Bruichladdich Micro Provenance series. This was the first time that there was a livestream event hosted in Singapore and it was a case of […]Read more "Bruichladdich Micro Provenance 4 (LaddieMP4)"
Ahh Balblair, how much I adore thee. Considering how many stellar releases this distillery has churned out over the years, it is rather surprising to see just how underrated it is in the eyes of many. The whiskies which the distillery produces tend to go under the radar for the most part, but sometimes there […]Read more "Whisky Review #72: Balblair 2000 14 Years Old Sherry Cask (TWE Exclusive)"
This week’s review brings us on the short ferry ride across the Sound of Islay from the isle of Jura to the isle of Islay, where we revisit a distillery which is adored and admonished in equal measure to once again sample one of their core range expressions. Laphroaig is a distillery which needs no […]Read more "Whisky Review #71: Laphroaig Quarter Cask (Revisited)"
We are no strangers to the whiskies produced by the Isle of Jura distillery on this blog. In fact, two reviews of separate expressions have appeared on here over the past year and they give a glimpse of what the distillery does well (in terms of its core range) and what it is capable of […]Read more "Whisky Review #70: Isle of Jura 30 Years Old (Limited Edition)"