New Posting Schedule

Keeping content going on a blog is hard work. Sometimes its easier than others but there is a relentlessness to thinking up new content and new ideas. Up to now I have just been posting as and when I feel like it. This has some nice benefits like no pressure and keeping things loose and […]

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Dailuaine 16 Year Old – Flora and Fauna

This Dailuaine is the second post on the Flora and Fauna range from Diageo. The Flora and Fauna range is a long running series of age stated whiskies from mostly unknown distilleries in Scotland under the Diageo portfolio. To see the first one go check out Benrinnes 15 Year Old – Flora and Fauna The Distillery […]

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1770 Whisky – 2019 Release

The closest distillery to me doesn’t have a visitor centre, doesn’t solely produce malt whisky put was the first to restart production in Glasgow. The Glasgow distillery has been operating out of its Hillington Industrial Estate location since 2015 and has recently started to release malt whisky. In the past they have released the Prometheus […]

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Cardhu 15 Year Old

There is one well known distillery in Speyside which is more popular in Spain than the UK. When you go on your package holidays it seems to be everywhere alongside DYC of course. There is quite a few different examples of Scottish brands which have more of a foothold in continental Europe or Asia over […]

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Poit Dhubh 21 Year Old

Poit Dhubh, named after the Gaelic term for an illicit still, celebrates the illustrious tradition of illicit whisky-making which became legendary throughout the history of the Gaeltachd of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The illicit stills being regarded traditionally as a source of some of the most revered whiskies, held in high regard by […]

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Compass Box The Peat Monster

Compass Box are in independent “Whisky Maker” based in London with warehousing in Scotland from which they make all their releases. This includes a core range which  you can see in the featured image on this article and a steady stream of fairly expensive special editions. A lot of which are pretty good like my […]

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