Ardbeg Kelpie – Committee Release

I was lucky enough during the recent offering the committee edition release of Ardbeg Kelpie to get my hands on a bottle. With Feis Ile approaching from the horizon there isn’t a better time to share what my view on the upcoming festival offering. The Distillery Ardbeg is another of the Islay peated heavyweights. Situated […]

Laphroaig PX Cask

Following on from my last piece on buying whisky at auction I thought I would review one of the latest bottles I bought at auction. This Laphroaig PX Cask is exactly the kind of bottle I look for at auction. It is a product I was interested in buying because I enjoy the bottles which […]

Laphroaig Select Review and Defense

The Laphroaig Select is the entry level core bottle in the range. The bottle I see time and time again being slated and criticised by the core fans who say they couldn’t live without the 10 year old or the Quarter Cask. Are these loyal customers missing out or are wisely avoiding disappointment? The Distillery […]

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old

Continuing on around the coast from yesterday’s Bowmore review we arrive at the northern end of the island and the Bunnahabhain distillery. Having relatively recently adopted a more craft presentation it will be interesting to compare to yesteday’s Bowmore entry bottling. The Distillery Bunnahabhian was a purpose built distillery from 1881. The joint venture between […]