Tasting Notes: Rebel Bourbon – 10 Year Old Single Barrel (2022)

Good things come to those who wait. What we now know as the Rebel (Yell) brand of bourbon has been produced in Kentucky since 1849. The brand prides itself on the fact that their original recipe focussed on a wheat-heavy recipe whilst everyone else around them was leading with rye at the time, and that … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Rebel Bourbon – 10 Year Old Single Barrel (2022)

Tasting Notes: Bruichladdich – 10 Years Old (The Whisky Cellar)

Based out of Edinburgh, The Whisky Cellar is a brand borne out of the the work of one man: Keith Bonnington. The name may appear familiar to readers of this blog and/or those familiar with recent scotch whisky history. Having earned his stripes through Edrington, Keith has recently flown solo, using those contacts and tastebuds … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Bruichladdich – 10 Years Old (The Whisky Cellar)

Tasting Notes: Port Charlotte – 10 Years Old

It is some 20 years now since Islay’s Bruichladdich distillery was reincarnated into the “Progressive Hebridean Distillers” that we know and love today. With industry legend Jim McEwan at the helm, the Ileachs have come to produce 3 distinct and revered brands from the same distillery: Bruichladdich remains the unpeated single malt that the distillery … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Port Charlotte – 10 Years Old

Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Ten Years

The Swedish distillers at Mackmyra have quite the roster of whiskies available with a core range and a fairly prolific set of limited editions releases. The key element to each release is flavour, with the core “Signature” range focussing on their house style, the “Seasons” range focussing on (evidently) seasonal influences and different cask finishes, … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Ten Years