ABOUT ME.

Hi and welcome to my whisky blog. Firstly let me introduce myself.   I am a whisky collector, drinker and blogger who has  an incredible passion for whisky..  Over the last year or so I have become more involved within the Whisky world, helping out at festivals, tastings and any social meetings of like minded…

Blended Malt # 4 6 year old – That Boutiquey Whisky Company

Day 13 from the Boutiquey Whisky Company Advent Calendar and we have a blended malt ( or should we be saying a teaspooned malt ? ) For those not so familiar with the term “teaspoon” within the whisky world it refers to the act of adding a rather small amount of whisky to another distilleries…

Harrow Whisky Festival- 11th -12th January 2019..

11th – 12th January 2019 PRODUCT FROM MORE THAN 30 DISTILLERIES   Our 2018 festival was a stunning success and we have a 2019 festival line up at least as good. New high quality exhibitors and return of many favourites from 2018. SELL OUT AGAIN EXPECTED of main sessions, so do not delay in securing…

Bruichladdich 13 year old, batch 11 – That Boutiquey Whisky Company

Get on the ferry we are a heading back to Islay !! Day 12 from the – That Boutiquey Whisky Company Advent Calendar offers up this Bruichladdich 13 year old, batch 11.. Bruichladdich has a philosophy that “Terroir matters” and that the process of making whisky is far greater than just the distillery itself …..

THE GLENDRONACH RELEASES 10TH GRANDEUR

Press Release..   THE GLENDRONACH RELEASES 10TH GRANDEUR   Founded in 1826, James Allardice built his distillery in the fertile landscape of the Forgue valley and named it ‘GlenDronach’, which means ‘valley of the brambles’ in Scots Gaelic. Allardice was a pioneer of sherry cask maturation and would have celebrated today’s release of The GlenDronach…

Fettercairn 21 year old – Batch 3 – That Boutiquey Whisky Company.

Day 10 and we are back in Scotland, Heading from the border toward Aberdeenshire and into the Eastern Highlands to the Fettercairn distillery.. Founded back in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsay who was in fact one of the first landowners who campaigned for the introduction of a licensed trade, he therefore was also one of…

Aberfeldy 21 year old – That Boutiquey whisky Company

Day 7 from the Boutiquey Advent Calendar offers up this Aberfeldy 21 year old.. Now who does not like an Aberfeldy single malt, nestled in the picturesque Village of Aberfeldy on the Southern bank of the upper Tay the distillery is owned  by Dewars ( Bacardi ) the Distillery was founded back in 1896 and has…

The Glenfarclas Family Cask Trunk

Press Release..   J. & G. Grant are proud to unveil The Glenfarclas Family Cask Trunk, which is believed to be the most expansive single collection ever released by one distillery. Following on from the hugely successful Family Cask collection, the distiller has gone one step further by releasing The Glenfarclas Family Cask Trunk – which…

North British 26 year old Batch 5 – That Boutiquey Whisky Company

It’s day 6 from the Boutiquey Whisky Company Advent Calendar.. And we have this 26 year old north British single grain.. The North British Distillery Company was established in 1885 by Andrew Usher, William Sanderson and John Crabbie. They built the Distillery on the outskirts of Edinburgh and started producing spirit in the September of…

Blended whisky 21 year old batch 1..

Day 5 from the Boutiquey Whisky Company Advent Calendar offers up this unique 21 year old blended whisky comprising both single malt and grain whisky from Scotland and Japan !! Now it’s not everyday you get 21 year old Japanese whisky never mind 21 year old single malt and grain whisky blended together with some…

Benromach unveils limited edition 1978 vintage

    Benromach unveils limited edition 1978 vintage   Only 184 bottles of 40-year old Speyside single cask available worldwide   The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd is releasing an extremely rare and limited-edition Scotch malt whisky matured for 40 years in a single Refill Sherry Hogshead cask. Building on the popularity of previous vintage releases…

Gordon & MacPhail unveils new ultra-rare single malts from its Private Collection range

Press Release..   Single malt Scotch whisky creator Gordon & MacPhail has released two stunning new additions to its ‘Private Collection’ range: a 64-Years-Old single malt from Glenlivet Distillery and a landmark 50-Years-Old from Caol Ila Distillery – the oldest Caol Ila single malt ever released. The newly redesigned ‘Private Collection’ range encompasses rare and…

12 Bottles for Christmas…

It’s that time of year again when we all start to think about presents for friends, family and of course a little something for ourselves!! So here is a small list of bottles I would recommend, these will of course only be bottled readily available and in what I think of as reasonable price bracket…

Irish Single malt 13 year old batch 2 – That Boutiquey Whisky Company

Another superb Irish single malt from That Boutiquey Whisky Company is on offer in today’s review..  Hailing from an undisclosed distillery in Ireland and once again proudly supporting the psychedelic horse reference from father Ted this 13 year old can only be from a small number of distilleries so let’s take a look.. As mentioned…

EDEN MILL UNVEIL NEW SINGLE MALT WHISKY FOR ST ANDREWS DAY

Press Release..   EDEN MILL UNVEIL NEW SINGLE MALT WHISKY FOR ST ANDREWS DAY     Eden Mill, the popular Scottish gin and whisky distiller, has today (Friday 30th November) announced the release of its new 2018 Single Malt whisky in celebration of St. Andrew’s Day. Retailing at £79, only 3,200 bottles of this special spirit…

Ledaig 10 years old 2008 -Claxtons

Tobermory distillery  ( this distillery produces both Tobermory and the peated Ledaig )  was established back in 1788 by the British Fisheries Society in a small farming settlement, built around the medieval church at the top of the hill. Then in the 1790’s an inspired a bold new vision by John Sinclair, a local kelp…