We are approaching 5 years since the big rebrand of the Fettercairn range of single malts. Back in August 2018, Fettercairn came back to the scotch whisky shelves with a fresh, clean, and stylish look with some big age statements to boot: 12, 28, 40, and 50 years old! We were very fortunate enough to... Continue Reading →
2019 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
This is our chance to look back at an eventful year and post our top ten whiskies of the year! Well, make that the top ten of whiskies that we have drank this year, not of all whiskies actually released this year, obviously - making this list even more subjective! Well, without further ado... let... Continue Reading →
Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 12 Years Old (PX Finish)
In August 2018 the Fettercairn distillery underwent a stylish rebrand to great success and reviews. The seasoned whiskymakers’ revamp saw the release of a core range of age statement whiskies of very fine vintages (12, 28, 40, and 50 years old) set to appeal to the young and more established consumer. The branding looked clean... Continue Reading →
2018 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
From all of us at Whisky Unplugged, we wish you all a very happy new year and all the very best for 2019. As we head forward into the new year, we look to build on our contributions to date, with some exciting projects coming up, and so here is our reflection on the whisk(e)y... Continue Reading →
Tasting Notes: Fettercairn (Core Range)
This Summer (2018) saw the first release of a brand new core range of whiskies by the Fettercairn distillery. Based outside the town of Fettercairn, east of the Cairngorm mountain range, the distillery has been functional since 1824 within the Fasque estate (once owned by the family of British Prime Minister William Gladstone). The distillery... Continue Reading →
Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 20 Years Old (Old Particular – Douglas Laing)
Fettercairn 20yo (Old Particular)This (old) particular whisky was originally created at the Fettercairn diatillery in the Highlands and has been especially bottled by the Douglas Laing Company within their "Old Particular" brand. The whisky has been maturing for two decades and, as previously noted (here), is a welcome sight to see given the scarcity of... Continue Reading →