We love the idea of a speakeasy. So imagine how much we liked the idea of a whiskey named after a series of crypts underneath the Christ Church cathedral in Dublin, which were reputed as subterranean drinking dens. Quintessential Brands tells us that this 16 year old single malt Irish whiskey being sold under the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Dublin Liberties – Keeper’s Coin
This ominous sounding whiskey has been named after an unmarked alley between Bow Street & James Street in Dublin. As the supporting marketing explains, during the early 1600's many men, women and children met an unpleasant fate on that lane in the Liberties area. This 13 year old single malt has been procured from an … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Dublin Liberties – Murder Lane
In 2018 the GlenAllachie launched its new and revised core range of single malt whiskies into the market. The distillery had changed hands back in 2017 when it was purchased by a team including BenRiach's renowned Billy Walker. The new core range focussed on a strong rebrand and a linear flight of age statement releases: … Continue reading Tasting Notes: GlenAllachie – Koval Rye Quarter Cask Finish (8 Years Old)
We’ve written about Mackmyra several times on this site and, for us, it is the spiritual home (as it were) of Swedish whisky. The distillery sells a steadily increasing number of core range whiskies, which are all excellent (see here). However, it is the distillery's nature of innovation and experimentation that leads to their more … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Vintersol
To the happiest of days and to the many more to come! Bloody awesome work by Mrs Unplugged! To my Bruich-laddie! M
We have loved following the development of The Lakes Distillery since it opened in 2011 and have enjoyed several visits to the site (see here and here). The distillery has constantly thought big and dreamed bigger. As their whisky has developed, and their branding has evolved, we are happy to share a press release about … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve by The Lakes Distillery
We are thrilled to announce that we have a baby due to arrive within the Whisky Unplugged family! With certain aspects of our lives having taken over within the last year, 2 of the original contributors on here have taken a back seat and so too must I. As any parent will know, the upcoming … Continue reading New Miniature Arriving – Expect Disruption!