Dailuaine 16 Year Old – Flora and Fauna

This Dailuaine is the second post on the Flora and Fauna range from Diageo. The Flora and Fauna range is a long running series of age stated whiskies from mostly unknown distilleries in Scotland under the Diageo portfolio. To see the first one go check out Benrinnes 15 Year Old – Flora and Fauna The Distillery […]

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Deanston 20 year old Portwood

Recently I blogged about a Port finished whisky that left me cold. After 10 years of maturation and bottling the Glen Scotia just didn’t work for me. For my next article I wanted to look at another Port finished whisky which I do enjoy and highly recommend. Deanston gets a lot of airtime with me […]

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1770 Whisky – 2019 Release

The closest distillery to me doesn’t have a visitor centre, doesn’t solely produce malt whisky put was the first to restart production in Glasgow. The Glasgow distillery has been operating out of its Hillington Industrial Estate location since 2015 and has recently started to release malt whisky. In the past they have released the Prometheus […]

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Famous Grouse Smoky Black

I remember a few years ago trying a miniature of The Famous Grouse. My only lasting memory of it is being closer to Vodka than whisky and being for want of a better word…crap. In the end it went down the sink which is never a positive outcome for any whisky drinking. At the start […]

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Rock Oyster Cask Strength Batch 2

The journey through the Douglas Laing blended malt portfolio continues with a stop back at Rock Oyster. The blended malt featuring only malts from distilleries based on Islands is now on its second release in cask strength format and looking pretty cool in blue tones. I have done two other reviews of Rock Oyster so […]

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Ailsa Bay 1.2 Sweet Peat

It’s  been a while but we are back just before the start of June. The last article was on a wolfburn sent out from Whisky-Me. This article to mark returning to writing is also from Whisky-Me and its also close to my Ayrshire roots. The Ailsa Bay distillery is a relatively new distillery built on […]

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