OC2 – ELEMENTS OF ISLAY

From one retailer owned brand to another today. The Element of Islay series is owned by the Whisky Exchange website this time. I really like the branding idea here which is a classic setup to make people want to collect. Most versions seem to sell out pretty fast and the first batches of each distillery […]

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Peat’s Beast

I like my peat whisky and I like to try new ones so this one sounds interesting. I have not heard of this before or the bottler Fox Fitzgerald so it has to be tried. The Bottler The Fox Fitzgerald company was founded in 2010 by Eamonn Jones and Aidan Smith which work as part […]

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Laphroaig Triple Wood

I quite like Laphroaig just now and certainly much more than I used to. The triple wood appears to be a marmite dram which equal numbers of disappointed and satisfied customers. The Triple Wood is a no age statement expression which was originally just for the travel retail sector. In the past I have always […]

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Strathearn Cask 13 – 4 Year old

This month’s sample from Whisky-Me is something very new and very rare from a new distillery in Perth Scotland. The Distillery The Strathearn distillery is a farm based distillery which is one of the newer and smaller whisky distilleries in Scotland. They also make gin and rum alongside distilling and maturing whisky. The distillery employ […]

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Connemara Peated

The Connemara Peated was previously review by my brother. I got a sample of it recently so I thought it would be interesting to write my own review just to see how different two people can find the same whisky. The previous review is linked at Connemara Peated Single Malt Review Tasting Notes Colour – lemon […]

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