Tasting Notes: Johnnie Walker – Green Label

For over 200 years, the name Johnnie Walker has been synonymous with blended scotch whisky. Since John Walker’s first blends of “Old Highland Whisky” in the family’s grocery store, the name and brand has built and built to become the biggest name in scotch whisky globally. The history of the business has become an immersive... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: JJ Corry – The Gael

This is a story of firsts. Or at least, the firsts in a long time. The whiskey 'The Gael' represents the first release by the 'J.J. Corry' brand of The Chapel Gate Irish Whiskey Company, the first licensed Irish whiskey bonders "in living memory". Let's unpack that statement. Firstly, whiskey bonding, is the traditional art... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: MacNair’s – Lum Reek

Despite the fact that this post relates to a new series of blended malt scotch whiskies, the origins of the whiskies actually start with a single malt whisky distillery under a new vision from 2017, originally built in 1967, a Victorian inventor and distiller, and an even older, traditional Hogmanay greeting. To go back and... Continue Reading →

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