Tasting Notes: The Dalmore – Cigar Malt Reserve

The Dalmore is easily one of the most discernible bottlings of single malt scotch whisky. There are several reasons for this, not least because it is one of the most easily readable and pronounceable of the Gaelic named brands, but also due to the instantly recognisable caberfeidh - the silver 12-pointed stag emblazoned on every … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Dalmore – Cigar Malt Reserve

Tasting Notes: Henstone – Single Malt Whisky (Batch 2)

When I started out with this blog, the idea was - like all good things - something that started out as a fun conversation between friends. That is the same story and origins to the Henstone distillery in Oswestry, Shropshire. Shane and Alison Parr run the Stonehouse Brewery and, following a fruitful conversation with friends … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Henstone – Single Malt Whisky (Batch 2)

Tasting Notes: Oban – Bay Reserve (Game Of Thrones – The Night’s Watch)

When Diageo hooked up with HBO to create a series of single malts to celebrate the final series of Game of Thrones, the general reaction from those interested in both was: shut up and take my money! Of the 8 original single malt releases, 7 of them were contained within off-white tubes that garnered the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Oban – Bay Reserve (Game Of Thrones – The Night’s Watch)