Famous Grouse Smoky Black

I remember a few years ago trying a miniature of The Famous Grouse. My only lasting memory of it is being closer to Vodka than whisky and being for want of a better word…crap. In the end it went down the sink which is never a positive outcome for any whisky drinking. At the start […]

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Rock Oyster Cask Strength Batch 2

The journey through the Douglas Laing blended malt portfolio continues with a stop back at Rock Oyster. The blended malt featuring only malts from distilleries based on Islands is now on its second release in cask strength format and looking pretty cool in blue tones. I have done two other reviews of Rock Oyster so […]

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Ailsa Bay 1.2 Sweet Peat

It’s  been a while but we are back just before the start of June. The last article was on a wolfburn sent out from Whisky-Me. This article to mark returning to writing is also from Whisky-Me and its also close to my Ayrshire roots. The Ailsa Bay distillery is a relatively new distillery built on […]

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Wolfburn Batch No.128

This the first review I have done from Wolfburn. I have had bottles of others of tried samples of them and never really written anything about the distillery. I have to admit I didn’t like the first few releases from the distillery which included a quarter cask expression and a sherry finished expression. Both of […]

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Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2011

Its about time for another Bruichladdich review as we know this is something of a regular occurrence here. There is loads of reviews and articles about the Bruichladdich distillery here on Malted which can all be read using this link. The Dram The Islay barley series taps into the distilleries obsession with Terrior. Previous versions […]

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Infinity Bottle 2019

This is a post I have been meaning to do for some time. After the Tullibardine 225 Sauternes Cask Finish review I couldn’t bring myself to finish anymore of the bottle. It is genuinely one of the worst whiskies I have ever bought or indeed tried so I used the remainder as the base for an infinity […]

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