On the evening of the 22nd of October, I was invited by Mr Matthew Fergusson-Stewart, the Chief Marketing Officer of The Whisky Store, to a dinner which also showcased four exciting expressions from within the Cadenhead range. Most of us would be aware that Cadenhead is the oldest independent bottler in the world, having been […]Read more "Whisky Review #137: Cadenhead Whisky Tasting"
After another hiatus, I have returned! These rather long breaks between reviews have been the product of work, commitments and sheer inertia, but I shall endeavour to cultivate the habit of consistently blogging once again going forward. This week’s review focuses on a rather interesting single grain offering from Girvan distillery, which is owned by […]Read more "Whisky Review #132: Girvan Patent Still 28 Years Old"
This week’s review brings us to uncharted territory in the form of a SINGLE GRAIN whisky. It is also the oldest whisky that I have reviewed thus far and I thought that it was probably a good time to add another chapter to this blog by introducing an entirely new category to the mix. Carsebridge […]Read more "Whisky Review #80: Carsebridge 1965 50 Years Old (Sovereign Bottling)"
Rosebank was a distillery with a rich history and a sad fate, having been mothballed by United Distillers in 1993 and then sold off in 2002 for redevelopment. The whisky produced at the distillery was also said to be the best in the Lowlands and it was probably the only distillery which practised triple distillation […]Read more "Whisky Review #64: Rosebank 1991 14 Years Old (Dun Bheagan range)"
Something that I have noticed with regard to my posts on the blog since the beginning is that there tends to be a higher concentration of Islay and Speyside whisky reviews in comparison to Highland, Island or even Lowland reviews. In fact, I believe that I can confidently say that the Lowlands have the least […]Read more "Whisky Review #41: Auchentoshan 12 Years Old"
This review is a bit of a departure from the usual fare as instead of reviewing just one whisky, I will be reviewing THREE. The reason for this lies in the fact that I had the chance to sample all three at the same time during a tasting session at a bar. But first, a […]Read more "Whisky Review #16: Triple Threat (Arran vs Bruichladdich vs Glenkinchie)"