For St David’s Day, I wanted to post about a Welsh whisky. And no, it’s not from THAT distillery. Whilst THEY have been flying the flag for Welsh whisky for some 20+ years now, it was Dà Mhìle distillery that actually resulted in Wales being declared a whisky making nation. Come again? Well... European legislation … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Dà Mhìle – Tarian
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 2019 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
For this post we look at the final release in this year's Loch Lomond series of special edition releases to celebrate all things golf for The Open 2019. The oldest recruit to the 2019 releases is the Colin Montgomerie Three Wood Matured, a 25 year old limited edition single malt whisky release. [ed: We do … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Loch Lomond – Three Wood Matured 25yo
Well, it is the third day of The Open today, and so we are looking at a third release by Loch Lomond as part of their continued allegiance with golfing masters: the Vintage 2002. This whisky has been created in collaboration with Kerr Cellars - a fine wines business set up by top US golfer … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Loch Lomond – Vintage 2002 (Kerr Cellars)
This Thursday (18th July 2019), the Open Championship tees off for its 148th annual meet. With the world's eyes set to watch the Royal Portrush golf course in Northern Ireland for 4 days of the world's golfing elite competing against one another, their sponsors Loch Lomond Group, have marked the occasion with the new "Open Course … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Loch Lomond – Royal Portrush 19yo (Claret Wood Finish)
When you think of Scotland - or at least the stereotypical thoughts of Scotland - scotch whisky is always amongst the first of the mental images to come to the mind's eye. It certainly is over here, anyway. Another is golf. For years, the two have gone hand in hand, and until recent years, Glenmorangie … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Loch Lomond – The Open Special Edition (Director’s Cut)
Known for their lighter, more delicate single malt whiskies, Glen Scotia is one of the three remaining active distilleries in the legendary Scotch region of Campbeltown. Acquired by the Loch Lomond Group in 2014, and releasing only a few core expressions of single malts, the Glen Scotia 25 year old whisky was launched at the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Glen Scotia – 25 Years Old