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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Royal Brackla 12 Year Old

This months Whisky-Me was from Royal Brackla and a bit of a weird one. I was sure I had tried this whisky already and indeed I would even have been able to tell you where I tried it and all about the night I had at a rather terrible hotel in Dunkeld before a rather […]

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Glen Scotia 15 Year Old

Glen Scotia has been a fairly good bet for me in the last few years. Apart from the odd limited edtion which I didn’t enjoy much they have all been good value and good whisky. It doesn’t matter where you land on the price spectrum it has been always reliably very good. The 15 year […]

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Tiptree Marmalade with Malt Whisky

This is the first time I have looked at food products using whisky as an ingredient. I can’t say I am particularly knowledgeable about food and pairings but I do enjoy cooking. The story behind this purchase though stems like so much these days from COVID and the lockdown. It seems quite a few of […]

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Bruichladdich 10 Year Old (1980’s)

It has taken me an entire month but eventually I have managed to carve out some time to write again. I really do enjoy writing this even if no-one actually reads anything I produce. Of course, some wonderful people actually do enjoy what I write which is amazing and surprising but primarily this is for […]

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