Tasting Notes: Highland Park – 15 Years Old (Viking Heart)

It has become something of an unwritten rule that scotch distilleries revere certain landmarks in their journey: 12 years, 15 years, and 18 years are seemingly those milestones when it comes to core range releases. During my time as a whisky drinker, that middle entrant has done the hokey cokey within the Highland Park core … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Highland Park – 15 Years Old (Viking Heart)

Tasting Notes: Highland Park – 18 Years Old (Viking Pride)

In 2017, the good folk at Highland Park really doubled down on promoting their Viking roots as part of their Orcadian history. The chunky, rectangular bottles were replaced with a new bottom-heavy curved design, laden with embossed markings inspired by the Viking carvings at Orkney’s Urnes Stave Church and assorted Viking paraphernalia. With that rebrand, … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Highland Park – 18 Years Old (Viking Pride)

Tasting Notes: Talisker – Select Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Greyjoy)

Each month in the first half of this year I picked up one or two of the Game of Thrones (‘GoT’) single malt whiskies and now have a complete set. Though I love whisky and have loved the TV show, this is not a collection for collecting’s sake - this is for drinking and I … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Talisker – Select Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Greyjoy)