Cask Orkney 18

There is always drams which just seem to pass you by. Ones which you don’t quite grasp the significance of interesting hook. The Cask Orkney 18 is just one of those whiskies. Highland Park 12 was the first whisky I ever tried. I was hesitant to try whisky generally to be honest. It seemed a […]

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Cask Speyside 10 Year Old

It has been a while since I did a Tweet Tasting and just by chance I came across an advert for this tasting. A D Rattray were releasing two new limited releases and were looking for people to get involved. This was pretty cool because the Cask Islay single malt is an ongoing release which […]

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The Rebrand: When whisky get a respawn

Last week I got a press release that Arran had been through a rebrand and was getting new bottles and new labels. The new look is young and modern and reminds me a lot of Aultmore which suggests the brand is moving upmarket a little. For now there is no mention of the prices going […]

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Whisky Tourism Guide: Green Motion Car Rental

This is the first article in a new series of posts to help those travelling to Scotland to visit distilleries and generally enjoy the Scottish culture and landscape. Living in Scotland and indeed a stone’s throw from Glasgow Airport I am in a great position to give advice on how to get around when you […]

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Chivas – My Blend

The final blend I bottled I think is not a bad little dram at all. Its mostly single malts which makes it out of the Chivas 12 bracket probably and certainly wouldn’t be on sale for under £30. So we are comparing apples and oranges but what did i come up with? The final recipe […]

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