Isle Of Jura Seven Wood

In my first review of Jura I mentioned that a rebrand was on the way. I was reviewing the old version of the 10 year old in that review which you can get to at Jura 10 – Origin Today, I have come across a sample of one of the new whiskies the insanely named “Seven […]

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Preserving Open Bottles

So in our mini series around the Distiller’s bottling of Talisker we saw flavour changes over the course of nearly a year. The reason for that I am sure you will have gathered is oxidisation in the bottle as the ratio of air and whisky changes over time. Is this a good or a bad […]

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Auchentoshan 18 Year Old

The Auchentoshan distillery was until very recently the closest operating distillery to my house. Since then two have opened up in Hillington and next to the River Clyde. When I visited a couple of years back I was a little new to all this but found the range new, exciting and special. Quite a lot […]

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Big Peat

The next stop of the whisky trail as led by Douglas Laing’s Regional Malts series is Islay on its own. In the previous segment we were travelling around all the islands of Scotland but now we focus purely on the heavily peated nirvana of Islay. All the distilleries on Islay produce at least some peated […]

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