You would imagine that the circles in a Venn diagram of whisky enthusiasts and Game of Thrones fans would be pretty close to overlapping! [ed: He says writing as a big fan of the TV series, half-committed reader of the books, and whisky blogger]. It came as no surprise therefore that when Diageo announced a … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)
Here we are with yet another Mackmyra review and it seems that we should probably just have a “Mack of the Month” feature. For this post we are looking at the new Efva release. This expression comes from their Moment Range - the more exclusive releases which focus on even more rare and unusual casks … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Efva
Founded in 1933, Ian MacLeod Distillers is now into its third generation of family ownership and have continued to go from strength to strength. The business now owns two of Scotland’s most loved distilleries, Glengoyne and Tamdhu, with a series of other revered drinks brands to their name (including the very successful Edinburgh Gin). Amongst … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Smokehead – Extra Rare
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!
In 2018 the GlenAllachie launched its new and revised core range of single malt whiskies into the market. The distillery had changed hands back in 2017 when it was purchased by a team including BenRiach's renowned Billy Walker. The new core range focussed on a strong rebrand and a linear flight of age statement releases: … Continue reading Tasting Notes: GlenAllachie – Koval Rye Quarter Cask Finish (8 Years Old)