Hazelgrove is a name that not many would have heard of, but rest assured that its origins are far more well known than the name lets on. As is the common practice in the whisky industry, casks get sold on to independent bottlers and sometimes the cask comes from a relatively famous distillery. While most […]Read more "Whisky Review #111: Hazelgrove 1998 14 Years Old"
After a nice 3 week hiatus, I’m back! Prior to my break, I made plans to make this and the next review a two-part look at some of the wondrous whiskies from the Campbeltown region and we will be taking in three expressions which make up the three main pillars of Springbank: namely Hazelburn (Unpeated), […]Read more "Whisky Review #106: Campbeltown Triple Threat Part 1 – Hazelburn vs Springbank vs Longrow"
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"