Aberlour 16 Year Old

There is quite a catalogue of the main core range of Aberlour’s developing on the blog. That must mean they have some good stuff in there range or I have developed a fan-boy status. The other reviews are: Aberlour 10 Year Old Aberlour 12 Year Old Double Cask Matured Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 58 After this […]

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Glen Grant 10 Year Old

Every year just before Christmas there is a mini event of which many people make an awfully large fuss. Not Halloween no but the “unveiling” of Jim Murrays latest Bible. A large part of this is the awards for best whisky in a suite of different categories. The producers love this because it can drive […]

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Fact Check: #DropTheDramDuty

In the modern western world news and facts have never been so widely available and easily accessible. This has led to various countries including the UK to the politic awakening of millions of people, mostly the younger generations. So while there have been good effects from social media and the internet generally it has also […]

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Whiskies Galore – Scotland’s Island Distilleries

After over 100 articles on this blog which still hasn’t reached its first birthday, I am getting round to my first ever book review. This isn’t something I really know much about so please bare with me. Whiskies Galore by Ian Buxton was published in September 2017 by Birlinn Ltd which Google laughably calls a […]

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Port Ellen and Brora to be Reborn. Should we care?

Like most of my readers, I follow on twitter a lot of fellow whisky blog writers so when there is a big news day my timeline can fairly explode with the same “Press Release” from one or other multinational corporation. Today (9th October 2017), however, was slightly different in that I thought we were being […]

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