Tomatin Single Cask

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. This sample was kindly sent to me by Maltman Mike who runs the Maltman Mike & Friend’s Show on YouTube which I highly recommend checking out if you haven’t already. He also…

Glendronach Single Cask

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. This sample was kindly sent to me by Maltman Mike who runs the Maltman Mike & Friend’s Show on YouTube which I highly recommend checking out if you haven’t already. He also…

Eagle Rare 10

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. This sample was kindly given to me by No Nonsense Whisky who produces weekly videos about whisky with a “no nonsense” approach to tasting. Check out his videos on YouTube here….

Glenkinchie 12

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Colour: Light gold. Nose: Sweet! Honey, toffee and fruit. Some malt and oak also present along with a hint of nuts. Palate: Sweet again, like syrup at first before the malt…

The Whisky Show

THE ART OF WHISKY The UK’s finest and largest whisky festival, bringing distillers and whisky lovers from all over the world together at Old Billingsgate in the heart of London for a truly spectacular food and whisky experience. This year’s theme was The Art of Whisky. Taken from The Whisky Show website. The Whisky Show…

Angels’ Share Hot Toddy Mix

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. We all know what a Hot Toddy is – a simple mixture of alcohol (usually whisky), hot water, honey and if you want to be more adventurous additional ingredients such as…

Yamazaki 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. Japanese whisky has taken the world by storm in the last few years. This is in part due to increased production allowing for Japanese whisky to be distributed on a global…

Douglas Laing – Single Grain

According to The Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009 single grain Scotch whisky is defined as: “A Scotch Whisky distilled at a single distillery (i) from water and malted barley with or without whole grains of other malted or unmalted cereals, and (ii) which does not comply with the definition of Single Malt Scotch Whisky.” So similar…

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…