Tobermory 10 Year Old

The Isle of Mull isn’t far from Islay and is home to the Tobermory distillery in the town of Tobermory. Currently under going 2 years of upgrades and not producing any alcohol at the moment this relatively hard to find whisky is a secret characterful whisky for those in the know. The Distillery The distillery […]


There are some whisky brands that just aren’t for you. No, not in some arrogant macho “Sorry little girl whisky is for boys kind of way” which is wrong on so many levels. What I mean is more that the explicit marketing of a brand doesn’t resonate with you and the everyone is ok with […]

Caol Ila 2003 (bottled 2015) Moscatel Cask Finish – Distillers Edition

The Diageo Distiller’s Edition range of whiskies is a more premium range which runs across the “Classic Malts” group of distiller’s. Some of which have already been reviewed here but the complete range is: Lagavulin Distiller’s Edition Cragganmore Distiller’s Edition Caol Ila Distiller’s Edition Oban Distiller’s Edition Dalwhinnie Distiller’s Edition Talisker Distiller’s Edition Glenkinchie Distiller’s […]

Bowmore 12 Year Old

Sometimes a blog can be stuffed full of exotic releases which are either too expensive or too sold out for anyone to make any use of. What people sometimes want to see is a quick reference to the widely available and widely discounted single malts which could be a potential impulse buy while standing in […]

Four Roses Small Batch

A year or so ago I dipped my toe into the bourbon world to try something different. I wasn’t sure what to expect but thought I might end up with a something similar to malt whisky  but with a lot of virgin oak tannic notes. The actual experience is a little different or at least […]