Ardmore 12 Year Old Port Wood Finish

Sometimes I buy a bottle and look forward to opening it. On opening I savor and taste each dram enjoying noticing the changes in the whisky as the bottle goes down. This time I missed out of that opportunity. More on that later… The Distillery The ardmore distillery is a large Victorian distillery in the […]

Deanston Distillery Visit

Last weekend I managed to take in a tour at the Deanston distillery. It was only at the National Whisky Festival in July that I tried a Deanston for the first time. It was the 18 year old expression and it lived up to my expectations. I am a big fan of the craft style […]

Octomore OBA Concept

The Octomore brand is the most heavily peated range of whiskies which Bruichladdich currently bottle. There are two stories circulating about the Octomore origins. The first being that the barley is peated to at least 80ppm (Octo). The second and correct story is the name comes from the Octomore farm owned by James Brown and […]