Boutique-y Whisky: Islay #2 25 Year Old

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whisky differently from me. I was sent this sample by Maltman Mike. If you haven’t already then I highly recommend checking out his videos at Maltman Mike and Friend’s on YouTube. Mike and the rest…

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…

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…

Bruichladdich: Port Charlotte Islay Barley

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…

Bunnahabhain Moine Oloroso

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 donated to my blog by The Exclusive Dram – a company whose aim is “to allow anyone the chance to sample some of the most unique and expensive whiskys without…

House of Malt Islay 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 one of three from the House of Malt Secret Bottling Series. I was lucky enough to take part in a Twitter Tasting involving all three bottlings. Read about the #HoMSecret…

#HoMSecret

A baby, whisky, innuendo and a fox. Put all these things together and you get a House of Malt Twitter Tasting! “House of Malt is an independent family business, we are Cumbria and the Lakes whisky specialists. We sell Whisky based on region, hand selected, based on our vast experience of travelling the length and breadth of Scotland…

Lagavulin 8

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 white wine. Nose: Smoke, peat, slightly medicinal with a touch of new make spirit about it making seem a bit younger than it is. It’s also sweet though, with…

Elements of Islay Tasting

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret any whiskies very differently from me.

Laphroaig 10yr

Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whisky very differently from me.