A G&T alternative with much less alcohol – what’s not to like?
A collection of notes on whiskies and other spirits which we’re tasted. No scores are used, but instead we record the flavours in terms of Nose, Palate and Finish with an overall summary being written at the end.
Jura ‘The Road’
Jura Distillery recently launched a new range of Travel Retail expressions; the first whiskies they have created specifically for Duty Free. There are five expressions in total, comprising both aged and non-aged single malt. ‘The Road’ is second in the set; the name referring to the single road which exists on Jura. It’s a non-aged […]
Benromach 10 Year Old
We review the Benromach 10 year old; the entry level expression in the Classic collection.
Rock Oyster Cask Strength Batch 2
The second batch of Douglas Laing’s Rock Oyster Cask Strength was launched in August 2018, just ahead of National Oyster Day. The marketing tie-in is obvious, but this doesn’t detract from what is a delicious and slightly unusual blend based around Island whiskies. We were fortunate enough to be given a sample as part of […]
Laphroaig 25 Year Old
We had a great opportunity to sample the Laphroaig 25 year old and what a dram it is – all of the trademark Laphroaig flavours but more depth and subtlety. The expression is created by marrying Oloroso Sherry Casks with American Bourbon barrels. This gives a different flavour profile to the more typical 10yo and […]
Lone Wolf Spirt’s G&T Vending Machine arrives in Edinburgh, plus a review.
Whisky and tonic with VAT 69
Taking a look at a slightly different mixed whisky drink with a VAT 69 & Fever Tree.
Pickerings Gin and Ginerosity
We review Edinburgh’s Pickering’s Gin and Ginerosity.
The Singleton Malt Master’s Selection
Diageo’s Singleton Single Malt Whisky has released a new expression; The Malt Master’s Selection. As part of a complete refresh of the core range, The Malt Master’s Selection will join the existing 12, 15 and 18 year old single malts. The packaging has been refreshed, with the distinctive green bottles being inspired by 19th-century hip […]
Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery recently launched a new Chocolate & Whisky tasting as part of the distillery tour offerings. To celebrate this, they hosted a chocolate and whisky tweet tasting where we were given the chance to sample three of their classic single malts along with the chocolate pairing. The chocolates come from Charlotte Flower Chocolates […]