Te Bheag Nan Eilean Blended Scotch Whisky

It feels like ages since I wrote about an actual whisky doesn’t it? It is good to search out other things to write about and indeed somewhat cheaper to create that content but actually sitting down with a whisky you can’t beat. This one today was new to me and a birthday present from my […]

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Book Review: Whisky Galore!

Ok so we enjoyed the films behind the book but what is it actually like to read the original book from 1947? There are a few prints and versions of the book available but true to form I went with the 2012 release from Birlinn books. It seems whenever I buy a book just now […]

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AncNoc 12 Year Old

Last week we looked at the affordable and available bottles from Ardbeg and this week we will continue the theme and look at some more affordable and available bottles. First up is the standard 12 year old AncNoc from the Knockdhu distillery in the Highlands. The AncNoc single malt brand being a recent invention from […]

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Ardbeg Corryvreckan

The Corryvreckan is defined on Wikipedia as: The Corryvreckan is a narrow strait between the islands of Jura and Scarba, in Argyll and Bute, off the west coast of mainland Scotland. It is possible for tourists to visit the site by way of boat trips from local harbours or sightseeing flights from Oban Airport. In terms of Ardbeg product lineups though […]

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Ardbeg Uigeadail

Moving from the 10 Year Old there is two well known cask strength core expressions you can try. The first to consider Uigeadail which is the sherry finished version. After this is the red wine finished Corryvreckan which will come in Saturdays offering. The Dram Clocking in at 54.2% ABV this is a youngish Ardbeg […]

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Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Ardbeg is like the original distillery in modern times to become a bit of a cult. Built from the ashes of years of mismanagement and neglect it has become a premium well organised brand under the careful steering of LVMH. In these pages I have tended to just talk about the shiny new annual releases […]

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Isle of Jura 12 Year Old Elixir

I have reviewed the latest 12 year old from Jura back when I was sent a sample for a Tweet Tasting. The latest selection from the distillery was meant to up the quality and reputation of the single malt portfolio. In my reviews I didn’t think this had been achieved but I thought it would […]

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