The Glenturret 10 Year Old

The Glenturret has been in the news a fair amount in 2018. Having been put up for sale the Glenturret distillery with its Famous Grouse visitor attraction has now been sold and is about to go under a lot of change. Before too much more is done I took a weekend out to drive up […]

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Highland Park 18

There are some whiskies which everyone knows are the best in the world. The marketing has been so consistent and ubiquitous that people start to know it to be true without it ever touching their lips. Like with exotic cars or celebrities is it ever a good idea to buy/meet one of your heroes? The […]

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Octomore 6.1

It’s been a while since I did a review of something coming out of Bruichladdich so that had to be resolved quickly for the start of 2019. This time I have picked up a 5 year old Octomore which was released 5 years ago at the start of 2014 and weirdly is still available from […]

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Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old

The classic malts series is a collection of single malt brands owned by Diageo and of which the smallest is the Royal Lochnagar whisky. When I came across this in a hotel bar I had to try a large measure to see just what it was like. The Distillery The distillery is located next door […]

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Penderyn Madeira Finish

The only whisky available from Wales just now comes from Penderyn. So if you are trying to collect a whisky from every whisky in a country Wales is definitely the one to pick to complete a collection in a reasonable timeframe. Luckily Penderyn has such a prolific range of products that they can carry the […]

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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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The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve

The Glenrothes single malt range has recently been re-branded after being re-bought by the owner of the distillery Edrington. The prices and flavour profile are all changed from the days of being owned by Barry Bros but this little miniature was still in my cupboard to open so now seemed a good time. In my […]

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