Whisky Review #128: Lochside 1966 40 Years Old Single Grain (Bottled by Jack Wiebers)

I love Lochside. It is a distillery which has spawned many stories during the short time that it produced whisky and the distillery buildings themselves were as iconic as could be. The whisky produced at the distillery was destined for a number of blends, including Sandy McNab and DYC (who even bottled it as a […]

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Whisky Review #127: Clynelish 1997 18 Years Old (Kingsbury Celtic Bottling)

Clynelish is a distillery which has well and truly found its way into my list of favourites, primarily due to the wealth of exceptional expressions which are available from the various independent bottlers. Over the last 3 years, I have had the privilege of sampling a number of expressions from the well-regarded Highland distillery and […]

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Whisky Review #126: Bruichladdich “Oirthir Gaidheal” 1993 16 Years Old (Feis Ile 2009 Bottling)

It is a well-known fact that Bruichladdich is my favourite distillery and the wealth of expressions which are available to sample makes it an easy proposition whenever I’m at a bar. It was during one of my (increasingly frequent) visits to one of the newest whisky bars in Singapore, The Swan Song, that I noticed […]

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Whisky Review #123: Bowmore 1989 21 Years Old (Silver Seal Bottling)

The whiskies from Bowmore are a varied bunch, with there having been some truly spectacular releases over the decades. While the current core and travel retail ranges have been somewhat lacklustre, it seems that the independent bottlers have had more luck with regard to their releases from the distillery. This week’s review focuses on an […]

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