Tasting Notes: Fettercairn – 12 Year Old

The Fettercairn distillery has been in production for approaching 200 years. Whilst all eyes are looking as to what may be released to mark such an occasion next year, we are looking at their flagship expression for the purpose of this post. Fettercairn essentially means “foot of the hills” and their site’s history is almost... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Bowmore – 18 Year Old

The scotch whisky industry is awash with rules. Some are written. Others are not. Tradition plays a huge part in the scotch business and certain names command certain traditions. Nowadays, when you say Islay, you’re pretty much gonna think of peat. When you think of core range releases, you’re gonna think 12, 15, and 18... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Jura – Red Wine Cask Edition

Since the 2018 relaunch of the main Jura single malts line-up, their “Signature Series” has been gradually expanding. Starting in 2020, that original roster saw a subset of “Cask Editions” being added to their output. This started with the Red Wine Cask Edition, (reviewed here), then the Winter Cask Edition (essentially a Sherry cask finished... Continue Reading →

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