Tasting Notes: Glenkinchie – 12 Years Old

Here we have one of Diageo’s flagship releases within their ‘Classic Malts’ series - the Glenkinchie 12 year old. Pronounced “glen-kin-chee” rather than “glen-kinky”, this single malt represents Diageo’s more readily-available ‘Lowlands’ scotch offering, originating from the Glenkinchie distillery in East Lothian. Though it is based some 15 miles or so from the Scottish capital,... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Strathisla – 12 Years Old

When it comes to scotch whiskies, heritage is an important driver in claiming quality of a distillery's product. The Strathisla distillery in Keith is no exception to this and boasts to be the oldest operational distillery in the Highlands of Scotland. The distillery is also home to the Chivas Regal whisky blends which are probably... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Auchentoshan – 12 Years Old

Based just outside of Glasgow city centre, Auchentoshan (pronounced 'ock-un-tosh-un') prides itself on the purity created via its triple distillation. This process and the local water source result in Auchentoshan producing relatively delicate whiskies, distinctive of the lowland regions also antiqautedly referred to as "ladies' drams". It is the flavours from this process and their... Continue Reading →

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