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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The Islay Boys: FlatNose

The last time out I introduced this relatively new bottler The Islay Boys.  The backstory being I found this bottle going cheap around the same time as the company announced a crowd funding exercise to expand into distilling Whisky and Rum. With the chatting out of the way the important work begins of tasting the first […]

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Ballantine’s Finest

The internet is littered with whisky blogs written by people all over the world. Each one has a goal and more often than not it is to driven views and make themselves known to producers and distributors to get access to whiskies we simply cannot afford. What this means is the content is all about […]

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Islay Mist 12 Year Old

This is a review of a blended whisky which carries an age statement, has nice packaging and has been a stable in whisky collections for decades. The Brand The Islay Mist brand story starts at Islay House in 1922 when a bespoke blend was created for the 21st birthday party for the son of the […]

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