ABOUT ME.

Hi and welcome to my whisky blog. Firstly let me introduce myself. Firstly my passion is whisky, For far too many years i have enjoyed both drinking and collecting… This has evolved into me taking up a position working within the industry as an Ambassador for the English Whisky Company. My passion for the whisky…

Garnheath 47 Year Old 1974 (cask 14618) – Xtra Old Particular

Some distilleries get shouted about from the highest mountains whilst others just silently plod along doing things at their own pace, the whisky speaks for itself and with each release that comes along still manages to sell well without all the fuss that surrounds the others. Then we have those silent distilleries that suddenly become…

Glentauchers 9 Year Old 2010 – Hepburn’s Choice

Glentauchers distillery is located in the Speyside region of Scotland’s whisky producing areas, the distillery was founded in 1897. The distillery was designed by John Alcock with the building work overseen by Charles Doig & Son. Glentauchers distillery started to produce spirit when James Buchanan Co. Ltd and three members of Glentauchers Distillery Co. joined…

12 Year Old English Whisky – The Single Cask

There is an interesting conception that only Scotland can produce good whisky! Whisky is being produced all around the world by countries including Sweden, Germany, India, Taiwan and even England! But ask most whisky drinkers to name those countries and England will probably be one of the last to be named, why ?  Lets look…

Blanton’s Original

Bourbon has never been a drink i have loved but that is all changing, so many friends are drinking this liquid and insisting i try different expressions. Lets wind the clock back for this story though, I can remember trying the typical supermarket bourbons and thinking these are way too sweet and oaky for me….

Douglas Laing’s Old Particular Announce “Cheers to Better Days”

Press Release.. Douglas Laing Unveils Old Particular “Cheers to Better Days” Series  Leading independent bottler, Douglas Laing & Co, today reveals their Old Particular “Cheers to Better Days” mini-series;comprising of a Jura 12 Years Old Single Malt, Port Dundas 16 Years Old Single Grain, Linkwood 12 Years Old Single Maltand a Bunnahabhain 12 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky;each from just one Single Cask.   The family firm…

Edradour 12 Year Old 2008 – cask 689

Some distilleries excite you like a kid in a sweet shop, others are good enough to put a smile on the face and others just seem to underwhelm. Edradour for me is a strange one, I love the whisky, i love the style and i always look out for those Ibisco decanter style bottles from…

THE GLENALLACHIE Releases Oldest Core Release To Date

Press Release.. OLDEST CORE RELEASE TO DATE UNVEILED BY THE GLENALLACHIE   Batch 1 of The GlenAllachie 30-year-old Cask Strength single malt is the latest creation from world-renowned Master Distiller, Billy Walker     Hot on the heels of winning the World’s Best Single Malt award (World Whiskies Awards, 2021), The GlenAllachie Distillery is launching…

Jura Whisky Unveils New Distillery Cask Fèis Ìle Edition 2021, In Support of Jura Music Festival

Press Release 17th May 2021     Jura Whisky Unveils Distillery Cask Fèis Ìle Edition 2021  Pledging Support for Jura Music Festival Jura Single Malt whisky has announced the launch of its Distillery Cask Fèis Ìle Edition 2021, which is set for release on the distillery’s official day of Fèis Ìle on 6th June. This special single cask release will, for the first time, support…

TIMOROUS BEASTIE UNLEASHES“MEET THE BEAST”

Press Release.. TIMOROUS BEASTIE UNLEASHES “MEET THE BEAST” CASK STRENGTH LIMITED EDITION   Douglas Laing & Co, family firm behind the “Remarkable Regional Malts” Scotch Whisky range, today unleash Timorous Beastie “Meet the Beast”; a limited edition partner to their Highland Malt brand.    Offered at a natural cask strength of 54.9% and matured exclusively in ex-American…

Glenfarclas 15 Year Old – 100 Proof TWE Exclusive

Glenfarclas has in my mind always been the distillery that set the bench mark for sherried whiskies, add to that a very competitive price tag and it is hard to look any further.. That said i have often sat with whisky friends and discussed the matter and get astonished when i hear ” i am…

Redbreast Releases New Dream Cask: Oloroso Sherry Edition

Pres Release PRESS INFORMATION   INTRODUCING REDBREAST DREAM CASK OLOROSO SHERRY EDITION Annual Redbreast Dream Cask Release is Unveiled to Celebrate World Whisky Day Redbreast Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers at its world-renowned Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork, has announced the fourth release in its exceptional Dream Cask collection to mark World…

Bimber Distillery unveils The Spirit of the Underground Collection

Press Release.. Bimber Distillery unveils The Spirit of the Underground Collection   in partnership with Transport for London  London’s award-winning Bimber Distillery today announced the launch of “The Spirit of the Underground” – an ongoing collection of iconic single malt whiskies that celebrate the heritage and diversity of the distillery’s home city. With striking individual designs, each…

Sheestown 1.1 – Waterford

I find myself looking at another Waterford single farm and wondering what might be in store for me this time.. It is fair to say my connection with the distillery has not been smooth but i have always maintained i would be fair with the whisky produced so here goes.. The single fam releases in…

Mithuna – Paul John

Let me introduce you to the wonderful world of Indian single malt whisky once again.. Paul John is for me the premier Indian whisky, there are of course other great whiskies coming out of the country but Paul John just seem to be making whisky that excites me a little more than the others.. the…

The Macallan supports vital conservation work in the River Spey

Press Release A project to preserve at-risk Atlantic salmon in the River Spey is underway as The Atlantic Salmon Trust embarks on the Moray Firth Tracking project, supported by a charitable partnership with The Macallan. The River Spey is home to the largest Atlantic salmon population in Scotland, a key-stone species which is in sharp…

Bimber Oloroso Cask Batch No. 4

We all know how popular Bimber whisky is, many of us will have waited patiently for those seconds to pass in order to compete with the many others awaiting the moment to purchase only to come away with nothing as the stock has vanished within seconds of going live.. Yes i have also been caught…

GlenAllachie Releases Wine Cask Series

Press Release… PresentingThe GlenAllachieWine Cask Series We are delighted to reveal the first batch of our brand new Wine Cask Series, with three inaugural small-batch bottlings released, each finished in carefully selected casks which previously held European fine wines. After initial aging in American Oak ex-bourbon barrels, the whisky was transferred to undergo almost two…

BENRIACH CELEBRATES OPENING OF FIRST OFFICIAL VISITOR CENTRE

Press Release BENRIACH CELEBRATES OPENING OF FIRST OFFICIAL VISITOR CENTRE Creative Speyside distillery, Benriach, is gearing up to welcome visitors through the doors of its first ever official visitor centre next month following the completion of a six-figure investment project. Featuring a bar, tasting lounge, and retail space, the distillery’s visitor experience will open on Friday…