Glendronach 1990 – 31 year old.

There is something special about a single cask from Glendronach and whilst i was once a big fan of the older expressions i have recently found myself leaning towards the younger bottlings. That said it is always nice to go back and try those older expressions just to remind yourself what you are missing. Glendronach…

Whyte & Mackay announces landmark achievement with industry-leading Scottish Oak Programme

Press Release..   Scotland’s First Family of Scottish Oak​   Pioneering Whisky Maker Gregg Glass achieves landmark  in his industry-leading Scottish Oak Programme Esteemed whisky making house Whyte and Mackay has announced a landmark achievement, with every distillery in its collection now incorporated into the company’s industry-leading Scottish Oak Programme – an industry first. The initiative, founded…

Tamnavulin Distillery unveils Tamnavulin White Wine Cask Edition

Press Release TAMNAVULIN UNVEILS WHITE WINE CASK EDITION SINGLE MALT New release follows success of red wine editions Speyside’s Tamnavulin Distillery has launched its latest creation, Tamnavulin White Wine Cask Edition, following on from the success and popularity of the Red Wine Cask Editions.   Tamnavulin White Wine Cask Edition showcases the distinctive orchard fruit character of the Speyside distillery, which complements the flavours enhanced by the white winefinish. In line with Tamnavulin’s tradition of double maturedwhiskies,…

Wire Works Single Malt – White Peak Distillery

Its here at last… English whisky is fast becoming a thing, i say becoming because there are still only a few household names releasing whisky but within the last week (depending when you are reading this ) a new actual whisky has hit the market. White peak distillery is a name known to many people…

Whitlaw 15 Years – That Boutiquey Whisky Company

It seems there are more and more releases coming out under pseudo name and whilst i understand these distilleries may not want to be named by the indie bottlers it does beg the question of why ? Many of the indies releases whiskies that can be far better than the whisky releases under the official…

Small Batch Select Completes the Four Roses’ UK Line-Up

Press Release Small Batch Select Completes the Four Roses’ UK Line-Up Two years after it launched Stateside, Four Roses Small Batch Select has made it to the UK, completing the brand’s permanent line-up as the ‘Fourth Rose’. The UK is the only market outside the US where the bourbon is available. Limited to just 3,000 bottles, it…

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…

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…

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…