Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Ten Years

The Swedish distillers at Mackmyra have quite the roster of whiskies available with a core range and a fairly prolific set of limited editions releases. The key element to each release is flavour, with the core “Signature” range focussing on their house style, the “Seasons” range focussing on (evidently) seasonal influences and different cask finishes, … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Ten Years

Tasting Notes: Glenkinchie – 12 Years Old

Here we have one of Diageo’s flagship releases within their ‘Classic Malts’ series - the Glenkinchie 12 year old. Pronounced “glen-kin-chee” rather than “glen-kinky”, this single malt represents Diageo’s more readily-available ‘Lowlands’ scotch offering, originating from the Glenkinchie distillery in East Lothian. Though it is based some 15 miles or so from the Scottish capital, … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Glenkinchie – 12 Years Old

Tasting Notes: Bunnahabhain – 18 Years Old

Boo-nah-ha-vun [that's how I've been told to pronounce it anyway] is one of the longest inhabitants of Islay, and certainly stands proud by its Gaelic history. Recent expressions have capitalised on its heritage and tongue-twisting names as part of the branding. Despite that however, its recent rebranding across the last decade or so has kept … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Bunnahabhain – 18 Years Old