Tomatin Legacy

Today we are back to the official distillery bottlings with this large highland producer. The Distillery The Tomatin distillery sits right on the border between the Highlands and the Speyside region. As with so many scotch whisky distilleries there is evidence of illegal distillation on the site for centuries. The name Tomatin translates as “Hill […]

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Girvan Patent Still Proof Strength

I am started to see a pattern developing with this advent calendar now. Yesterday was the first single grain dram so far and today we have another one. Yesterdays was lets say…rustic where as this release has a better reputation for quality. The Distillery The Girvan distillery is located in Ayrshire near the town of […]

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Haig Club Clubman

So the day has arrived then! When I looked at the samples for this calendar the one “oh come on!” sample was this one. The Distillery Haig brand comes from the Cameronbridge distillery in Fife. The brand is from the original owner John Haig who sold up and it eventually came under the control of […]

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Talisker Skye

After the lovely young islay peater yesterday we have a Skye peater called…skye. This is the one you will find heavily discounted to £25 in one supermarket in the UK somewhere. The Distillery The Diageo owned distillery on the Isle of Skye is much loved by whisky drinkers worldwide. The distillery has a lot of […]

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