Tasting Notes: Glen Scotia – 14 Years Old (Tawny Port Finish)

Back in its heyday, Campbeltown had some 30 whisky distilleries in full operation and garnered a reputation as the whisky capital of the world. Whilst those days are now long gone, there are still 3 distilleries in operation - Springbank, Glengyle, and Glen Scotia - and the Campbeltown Malts Festival was started in 2009 to … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Glen Scotia – 14 Years Old (Tawny Port Finish)

Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)

You would imagine that the circles in a Venn diagram of whisky enthusiasts and Game of Thrones fans would be pretty close to overlapping! [ed: He says writing as a big fan of the TV series, half-committed reader of the books, and whisky blogger]. It came as no surprise therefore that when Diageo announced a … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)

Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Fjällmark

Another month, another Mackmyra review and another first (certainly for me): a cloudberry wine seasoned single malt! Happy days! (I really could get used to this!) The Fjällmark (‘Mountain Land’) expression sits within the Moments range of Mackmyra releases, representing another rare and unique offering into the whisky world. The bottled spirit comprises a series … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Fjällmark

Press Release: The One – Orange Wine and Sherry Cask Finishes

Orange Wine and Sherry cask finishes enhance The Lakes Distillery’s One whisky collection. The Lakes Distillery has unveiled two new whiskies as part of The One collection; The One Orange Wine Cask Finished Whisky and The One Sherry Cask Finished Whisky. With The Lakes Single Malt at its heart - blended with select Scotch grain … Continue reading Press Release: The One – Orange Wine and Sherry Cask Finishes