Inchgower 14 Year Old – Flora and Fauna

The monthly Whisky-Me article is upon us and this month it is a Diageo Flora and Fauna release which is actually apparently discontinued. The Inchgower 14 year old is the only official single malt release from the distillery and this is some of the last stocks available from it. The Distillery The Inchgower distillery is […]

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Ardbeg An Oa

I have tried and bought a decent amount of Ardbeg over the years but somehow never discussed them here. This is all the more surprising when I talk about Islay so much as it is! The Distillery Ardbeg is another of the Islay peated heavyweights. Situated on the south coast of the Island near its […]

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The Big Strand

The independent market for Scotch Single Malt whisky seems pretty congested but there is always people willing to buy Islay whisky at any price point. The Big Strand is a single malt Islay brand from Morrison & MacKay who also bring us the Carn Mor and Old Perth brands and operates mostly at the value […]

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GlenAllachie 12 Year Old

In 2017 Glenallachie distillery went from being part of a large corp to being an independent producer. With this came a change in how the brand was marketed and how was the expectations of the whisky were. Now known as GlenAllachie they have a new fresher identity and a new market to focus on. Led […]

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Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

Some single malts are ones you have to try for completeness sake only. The Glenkinchie 12 is perhaps one of those as the lowland entry in Diageo’s Classic Malt Collection. A collection of single malts where each one represents a single region of Scotch Whisky Production. Lowland whisky is the one region which always gets […]

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The Antiquary 12 Year Old

I don’t talk about blended whisky very often and I know I probably should. Everyone will tell you the blended whisky market is the bread and butter which supports almost the entire operation in Scotland. This might be true but too much is just not drinkable for me and that is probably a problem. If […]

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Dalmore Port Wood Reserve

Some whiskies from certain distilleries have a reputation that precides them. Dalmore is one of those brands which is all about the brand and the marketing. It is marketing as an aspirational product where simply owning it makes you special. In all this cold hard marketing so much is potentially lost. I think thought that […]

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