Tasting Notes: Loch Lomond – Royal Portrush 19yo (Claret Wood Finish)

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)

Tasting Notes: Loch Lomond – The Open Special Edition (Director’s Cut)

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)

Tasting Notes: Wemyss Malts – Peat Chimney (Batch Strength No.2)

In 2017, Wemyss Malts released the first limited edition batch releases of their 3 core range whiskies.  The smokiest of these offerings is named the "Peat Chimney", following the blended-maltsters' pattern of two-word monikers for their whiskies. Following the success and sell out of the first batch, in early 2019 a second wave of the batch strength … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Wemyss Malts – Peat Chimney (Batch Strength No.2)