Whisky Review #91: Lochside 1991 13 Years Old (Gordon & MacPhail LMdW Exclusive)

With Scotland currently experiencing another period of boom with regard to the popularity of whisky, there are a multitude of new distilleries either being planned or built at the moment across the country. Some existing distilleries are even being expanded in order to allow for them to better address the demand for both single malts […]

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Whisky Review #87: Balblair 1999 17 Years Old (Travel Retail Exclusive)

Balblair has always maintained a soft spot in my heart due to the wonderful whiskies that the distillery has produced over the years. I have previously also mentioned that Balblair tends to do good bourbon-matured and great sherry-matured whiskies. But what happens when the distillery comes up with an expression which encompasses elements of both? […]

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Whisky Review #74: Clynelish 1997 16 Years Old PX Finish (Wilson & Morgan Barrel Selection)

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 […]

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Whisky Review #60: Tomatin 1966 45 Years Old (The Whisky Agency & The Nectar bottling)

Tomatin is a distillery which tends to go about its business in a quiet and unassuming way. It is a distillery which produces some rather exceptional whiskies and it definitely deserves far more credit and attention than it presently has. The distillery was founded in 1897 by a group of Inverness-based businessmen who owned the […]

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