Tasting Notes: Miltonduff – 7 Years Old (Douglas Laing)

Well, it’s my first whisky review of the new year, and it’s a new distillery to me, despite being one of the first distilleries in Scotland to get an official license and still being one of the largest working distilleries in the Speyside area. Miltonduff distillery is located in the northern part of the world-famous … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Miltonduff – 7 Years Old (Douglas Laing)

Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 20 Years Old (Old Particular – Douglas Laing)

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 the distillery's own … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 20 Years Old (Old Particular – Douglas Laing)

Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 7 Years Old (Dramboree 5 – The Whisky Shop Dufftown)

Fettercairn distillery has had an interesting history, being based near the revered Fasque estate in Eastern Aberdeenshire, which lends its name to a whisky I've owned previously - comments here. The distillery was established back in 1824 in an old corn mill, and has been largely operational since. Owned by Whyte & Mackay, the majority … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 7 Years Old (Dramboree 5 – The Whisky Shop Dufftown)