Tamdhu – 10 Year Old Limited Edition

I must confess I do like Tamdhu and actually Ian MacLeod distillers generally. I like the attention to quality and heritage in their releases. The only whisky product from their portfolio which hasn’t clicked with me is the Six Isles Blended Malt Whisky but you can’t win them all. This limited edition is a whisky […]

Tamdhu – Batch strength II

The spirit of Speyside whisky festival 2017 was the 24th – 30th April. During this festival a number of distilleries in the area open their doors for special events. One of these events was on Saturday 29th at the Tamdhu distillery where they had a “Meet, Tweet and Grill” event which I participated in via […]

Tamdhu 10 Year Old

Back to single malts today as we close in on Christmas. The well sherried Tamdhu 10 year old The Distillery Tamdhu distillery is a classic Speyside distillery which in the last few years has been given a bit of a marketing makeover. It is now owned by Ian Macleod who also own Glengoyne who have […]

The Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak

Following on from the Islay peaty blend we have a sherry matured whisky from The Macallan. The gentlemanly contrast to the rough diamond 20 something yesterday. The Distillery The Macallan distillery is owned by the Edrington group who also own Highland Park. This premium producer has a great reputation for quality sherried whisky. The distillery […]

Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

The second dram for Monday night is Glenfiddich 18 year old. The first whisky I ever tried was their 12 year old in May 2015. Going in I expected whisky to be a harsh and revolting drink. Taking that first sip and bracing for a harsh kick I was surprised (relieved) none arrived. From that […]