Tenu Gin

  Tenu Gin is distilled and bottled in the Valamo Monastery Distillery in Heinävesi, Finland. So this is litterally made by a brotherhood of Finnish monks, which on its own makes this pretty special. On top of that though it is also “… crafted from rare wild forest ingredients deep in the Finnish Taïga—the last primitive,…

A Look at Glenfarclas

Glenfarclas are well known in the whisky world. The Speyside distillery has been owned by the Grant family since 1865 and is one of only a few distilleries that to this day is still family owned and managed. Having only tried one Glenfarclas expression before at a whisky festival I was keen to dive right…

Black Tartan

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Black Tartan is brand new Blended Malt Whisky on sale now from Skene Whisky for around the £25 – £30 mark. I had the pleasure of trying this before its release date and…

Macallan Edition No.2

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 26th July 2017 I took part in the third of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

#GBMM2017

Just over a week ago I went on a trip up North, starting with Edinburgh, moving back down to Carlisle and then stopping by The Lakes Distillery on my way home. The main reason for this trip was the Great Big Malted Meetup (#GBMM2017) organised by Maltman Mike and held at House of Malt in…

Glenlivet 17 Cask Strength

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 26th July 2017 I took part in the third of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

The Singleton of Dufftown 12

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 26th July 2017 I took part in the third of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

Compass Box: Great King Street Glasgow Blend

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 13th July 2017 I took part in the second of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

Glenallachie Distillery Edition

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 13th July 2017 I took part in the second of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

Haig Clubman

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 13th July 2017 I took part in the second of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

Benromach Sassacaia Wood Finish

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 29th June 2017 I took part in the first of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…

Glenturret Single Cask 16 Year

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. On the 29th June 2017 I took part in the first of a series of blind tastings run by Brian who runs the Malt Musings blog. The idea was simple, five of…