Glen Moray Sherry Cask Finish – Elgin Classic

From a pretty young but significantly pricey whisky last month to a significantly inexpensive but a pretty decent aged whisky this time from Glen Moray. The Elgin Classic series is the standard go to collection of single malt whiskies which are keenly priced and widely available. Indeed, my bottle came from a regular price cut […]

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Nc’Nean Batch 01

Nc’Nean is definitely a pretty farmhouse style distillery. Before this Whisky-Me offering came through the door I didn’t know anything about the brand of the whisky. The feature image from their website I am sure we can all agree is very beautiful. Indeed somewhere you would want to visit when Tiering allows I am sure. […]

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Glenfarclas 25 Year Old

2020 has been a tough year but we are nearly done with it. Thankfully, Whisky-Me has come to make things a little nicer this Christmas with November’s release being the 25 year old from Glenfarclas. The Distillery You can’t do a description on Glenfarclas without saying they are still a family owned business. The grant […]

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The Big Smoke 46

This would be one of those articles I started but never released before my life went nuts. A kind gift from the people at Tweet Tastings. I guess this kind of appreciation from me won’t win me any new Christmas cards this season. The Big Smoke though is a blended malt containing Islay single malts […]

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Hey! How’s things? Did you miss me?

I bet you didn’t even know I hadn’t posted in a month and hardly anything on Twitter. Quite the outrageous neglect but in my defense a lot has changed with me recently. The first change is a new day job which is taking up so much of my energy but really the bigger news is […]

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Politician (Duncan Taylor)

If there was ever a great whisky name to add to the blog it would be the Politician blended whisky from Duncan Taylor. Politics and politicians are having a massive impact on our lives at the moment from the COVID policy making to the impending Brexit deadlines we are completely at the mercy of our […]

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Black Bull 12 Year Old

The last blend from Duncan Taylor was a masterclass is producing whisky on a budget and passing those savings to the customer. This next blend is in a different segment and now we are deep into supermarket single malt country at around £40 a bottle. This sample is again from the same Tweet Tasting as […]

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anCnoc 2002 Vintage

I think I have mentioned before this year that I need more anCnoc bottles and I eventually got around to doing something about it. The anCnoc 2002 vintage is the first bottle from this distillery I have bought this year. I really hope it won’t be my last but time and money are running out […]

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Fettercairn 22 Year Old

I have managed to get samples of quite a few Fettercairn’s now. The 22 year old the latest of them and a new release post rebrand. The Fettercairn distillery is part of the Whyte & Mackay portfolio of businesses and has been around for quite some time. The Distillery Founded in 1825 the Fettercairn distillery […]

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Whisky Works – 20 Year Old Speyside

At the National Whisky festival this year I tried expressions from The Whisky Works. The creative brand from Whyte & Mackay is headed by Gregg Glass and got a lot of media attention last year but I thought the whiskies weren’t all that great. I found Whisky Works King of Trees 10 Year Old to […]

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