Jura 20 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Do you love Jura? Didn’t think so… Jura is one of those distilleries that we whisky drinkers happily pass on, Why ? Well because some of the old core range just was not up to scratch. Lets be honest it was not good at all. I remember trying something sold within a green box, i…

Tomatin 36 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Life often throws us a curve ball every now and again and without going into too many details my best intentions over the festive period hit a snag.. Over the past few years i have always reviewed the Boutiquey Whisky Calendar and although it is a commitment to review 24 drams back to back it…

Miltonduff 10 Year Old -That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Miltonduff distillery was 0fficially founded in 1824 by Andrew Peary and Robert Bain after they obtained a license to run what had been started as an illicit farm distillery named Milton Distillery. They changed the name to Miltonduff when the Duff family purchased the land. In 1964 a pair of Lomond stills ( Lomond stills…

Glendullan 16 Year Old That Boutique-y Whisky Company

As we race through this years Calendar we should stop for a minute to think just how lucky we are to be able to enjoy these little luxuries.. So many people out there are struggling, be it mental health, homeless or just lonely. If there is someone out there that you know that is struggling…

James E Pepper 4 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

There seems to be an upsurge in Bourbon and especially the Rye side over here in the Uk, many of my whisky friends are starting to take a closer look at the liquids coming from the states. Is this because we want to understand better the complexities of the liquid the cask held previous to…

Balblair 7 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Shall we go with Jingle bell’s, today ? No, ok lets move on.. As we get closer to the big day the excitement should be building and i know that each day opening this Boutique-y whisky calendar it gets that little bit more exciting as each dram is a perfect build up to the festive…

Aberlour 9 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Aberlour, we all instantly think sherry bomb and for good reasons too… Most of the official releases comprise of sherry matured whisky and of course we all know and love that particular release named Abunadh !! Ok we might not love the price tag related to the release but we still think of this style…

Penderyn 6 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Now get that song out of your head !! That Boutique-y whisky Company prides itself with sourcing whisky from all around the world. Long gone are the times when whisky was only made in Scotland and Ireland although many would still have you believe this were true…

Glen Elgin 12 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Its that time of year again where we start to get excited about Christmas, and after all its now December so it does not feel too alien to start to get into the festive mood. Is there a better way to do that than opening day one on an advent calendar ? The advent calendar…

NEW LAND SCULPTURE MARKS REPLANTING OF ANCIENT SCOTTISH FOREST

Press Release NEW LAND SCULPTURE MARKS REPLANTING OF ANCIENT SCOTTISH FOREST    ‘FOREST FLOW’ expresses a bold and responsible future for enlightened whisky making  A flowing and shimmering new sculpture representing life, growth and transformation emerged in the rolling foothills of the Cairngorms today as Scottish land artist Rob Mulholland unveiled his latest creation at…

GlenAllachie 13 Year Old 2008 – Cask Strength Collection

They say the winter months have us reaching for either the peated drams or those big sherry bombs, for me it is the sherry bombs. Glenallachie is not always the distillery id pick when looking at a new bottle but this one just whispered to me and so the rest is history as they say…..

Limited edition Jameson 21 Years is set to join the family

Press Release.. JAMESON MARKS THE END OF 2021 WITH AN EXTRA SPECIAL WHISKEY –  21 YEARS IN THE MAKING  Limited edition Jameson 21 Years is set to join the family  Jameson is signing off 2021 in style with the introduction of an exceptional limited-edition release to the world’s favourite Irish whiskey range. 2,301 bottles of Jameson 21 Years will be available for whiskey fans to purchase via an online ballot to mark…

Arran 18 Year Old

When i look back through the whiskies i have reviewed and tasted over the many years i find Arran whiskies don’t feature too often and that saddens me.. I know i have not had a bad expression from them and have even had the privilege of being amongst the panel that picked one of the…

Deanston 12 Year Old 2008 Oloroso Cask Matured

Not so many years ago Deanston single malt whisky was not spoken about with quite the same regard as it is today. The loyal following this distillery has found is no surprise to me as the whisky produced is of a very high level and is always consistent in quality. The distillery itself is located…

Tomintoul 16 Year Old – Sauternes Cask Finish

The Tomintoul Distillery is located within the Glenlivet estate, in the whisky region of Speyside. The distillery is named after the nearby village of Tomintoul which is the highest village in the Highlands of Scotland. The distillery was founded in 1964 by the Glasgow whisky traders Hey & Macleod and W. and S. Strong. Today…

Cotswolds Bourbon Cask

There is a special feeling when you receive something that is produced within the country you live especially when that country is not so well known for the product. Its even better when that product is something you have a real passion for.. The English whisky scene is gathering pace and one of the distilleries…

Ezra Brooks 99 Proof

Its been a while since i journeyed over the pond for a little American liquid.. Bourbon has long been a liquid i have stayed away from after finding it far too sweet for my palate but as time has gone by then i have learnt to appreciate it. I might even go as far as…

Rebel 100

Rebel 100 is a product said to be a more intense version of the rebel yell Bourbon, offered up at a slightly higher abv (50% or 100 proof ) which will hopefully give us a far deeper profile. This Bourbon is once again most probably a sourced product. This Bourbon carries a mashbill of Corn….