Douglas Laing: Scallywag 13

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Near the end of 2017 I took part in series 2 of #BlindTasting set up my Brian of Malt Musings. It’s taken me a while to get around to typing up…

SMWS 53.242: Honey and Vanilla Smoke.

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whisky differently from me. This is a free sample I received as part of the SMWS Affiliate programme – you can read more about that HERE. For those who don’t know the SMWS numbering system…

Elements of Islay: Peat (Full Proof)

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. Elements of Islay buy casks from a range of Islay distilleries and then produce a range of elemental style whiskies from them. You can normally take an educated guess at which…

Highland Black 8 Year Old (Aldi)

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Near the end of 2017 I took part in series 2 of #BlindTasting set up my Brian of Malt Musings. It’s taken me a while to get around to typing up…

The One: PX Cask (Blind Tasting)

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Near the end of 2017 I took part in series 2 of #BlindTasting set up my Brian of Malt Musings. It’s taken me a while to get around to typing up…

anCnoc 2000

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Near the end of 2017 I took part in series 2 of #BlindTasting set up my Brian of Malt Musings. It’s taken me a while to get around to typing up…

Glen Moray Peated Port 6 Year Old

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Near the end of 2017 I took part in series 2 of #BlindTasting set up my Brian of Malt Musings. It’s taken me a while to get around to typing up…

Ardbeg Kelpie (Committee Release)

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 sent to me by Alistair – known as Spirit and Wood – who takes part in #BlindTastings on Twitter. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram. A…

Glen Moray Mastery

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whiskey differently from me. Back in February I wrote an article about Glen Moray celebrating their 120th Anniversary Year (you can read it HERE). Awhile later I received a mystery package which to my surprise…

Kilchoman Sanaig

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret these whiskies differently from me. I am a peat head; pure and simple! Now don’t get me wrong I love all kinds of whisky and especially sherried expressions but given the choice I’d go for a…