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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Cheaper by the Dram Review

I have had a few business’s over the years and like lots of people some have been a disaster and others have been pretty decent overall. None have killer run away successes allowing me a life of never worrying about money again but have you ever seen something and just wished you had thought of […]

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Council to take over historic Chivas Site

I have lived in and around Glasgow and Paisley for the last 10 years and even before enjoying whisky I would travel past the Chivas building in Paisley regularly. Sitting between a college and an out of town shopping centre the architecture clearly showed success and opulence. I have added to my list of potential […]

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Bunnahabhain Moine

This one should have gone out last week but you know with F1 being back, work to pay the mortgage and family time to factor in something was bound to be missed. I still have a long long list of DIY jobs to do as well rather than sitting here but oh well. From a […]

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Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dha

So from a long standing core range stable to a brand new limited edition release. The Toiteach a Dha is what Bruichladdich would call a Second Edition. The first Toiteach (pronounced Toch-ach ah-ghaa) came out 7 years ago and was a smoky fruity young whisky and this is a newer reimagined version for 2020. When […]

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Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old

With us about to enter July and apparently “summer” what would be a better time to start a fortnight long run of Bunnahabhain to start a month long piece on Islay? Literally any other time would be the answer but as is becoming a habit I have lots on my mind with that Island. I […]

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