Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.6

The Lakes distillery have been somewhat prolific of late. Numerous Whiskymaker’s Editions have been released, which demonstrate individual different styles and influences on their spirit, along with the issue of their first “Whiskymaker’s Project” - a showcase of 7 bottlings each with a different ex-sherry cask influence - essentially demonstrating the breadth of flavours available... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – Rock Island

Over the last decade or so the Douglas Laing series of Remarkable Regional Malts have showcased the classic flavour profiles of the “traditional” scotch whisky making regions. Many a whisky nerd/enthusiast can (and will) debate about whether or not there actual is a single “classic” flavour from each region - and just how many regions... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 12 Year Old

The Fettercairn distillery has been in production for approaching 200 years. Whilst all eyes are looking as to what may be released to mark such an occasion next year, we are looking at their flagship expression for the purpose of this post. Fettercairn essentially means “foot of the hills” and their site’s history is almost... Continue Reading →

Press Release: The Lakes & Selfridges Present… Revelation

Taking you on a voyage of discovery through different styles of whiskymaking, The Whiskymaker’s Editions Revelation is the first of two exclusive limited-edition single malt whiskies from The Lakes Distillery, in partnership with Selfridges. Purposefully pushing the boundaries of flavour creation, Revelation is a whisky designed with the intent to defy established conventions. Recounting a... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Bowmore – 18 Year Old

The scotch whisky industry is awash with rules. Some are written. Others are not. Tradition plays a huge part in the scotch business and certain names command certain traditions. Nowadays, when you say Islay, you’re pretty much gonna think of peat. When you think of core range releases, you’re gonna think 12, 15, and 18... Continue Reading →

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