Amazon Prime Show to feature Glen Scotia and Loch Lomond distilleries.

Press Release..   Glen Scotia and Loch Lomond distilleries to feature on Amazon Prime show The Three Drinkers go behind the scenes at Campbeltown and Alexandria    One of Campbeltown’s last three remaining distilleries, Glen Scotia, and Loch Lomond Whiskies, The Spirit Of The Open, are set to be featured in an upcoming episode of…

Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 8

Glendronach They often say “there’s nowt more queer than folk “ and this is something that I always think when people decide to be so negative towards things, we all have different impressions, thoughts and opinions on everything life has to throw at us but when it comes to whisky and especially Glendronach whisky then…

Casg Annamh

Aberlour This distillery sits on the outskirts of the town of Aberlour in Banffshire, originally founded by banker James Fleming in 1879 who’s motto was “ Let the Deed show” which basically means our whisky will do our talking.. And it certainly does.. Aberlour Distillery is like so many others but with the added extra…

Ledaig 18 year old

Ledaig I always find it interesting when talking about a whisky then mention some different named distillery and wait for the reaction..  Most of those reading my blog will be well aware that Ledaig isn’t actually a Distillery name, it is however a very well known brand that is produced at the Tobermory distillery on…

Craigellachie 2011 Whisky Illuminati

Whisky Illuminati I touched more on the society in my previous post so rather than go over the same I thought I’d explain a little more about the concept behind this series of releases and look at the ethics behind the idea.. This Solaria series might not be a first but it is fairly unusual…

Invergordon 45 year old That Boutique-y Whisky Company

That Boutique-y Whisky Company When you find a company that you trust to bottle quality whisky it’s hard to look beyond them, I am lucky in that I have 3 such indi bottlers that when I see certain bottles released I don’t need to think twice about buying the product.. That Boutiquey Whisky Company is…

Glengoyne 17 Year old That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Glengoyne Glengoyne Distillery is a little different to the normal distilleries in that the distillery actually sits in the Highland region of Scotland and while there’s nothing unusual about that the unusual part lies in the fact it sits right next to a road which once crossed you enter the Lowland’s and this is where…

The Lakes Distillery introduces The Whiskymaker’s Reserve single malt whisky.

Press Release..   Inspired by nature, The Lakes Distillery introduces The Whiskymaker’sReserve single malt whisky. The Lakes Distillery has unveiled the first in a series of widely available single malt whisky releases that will showcase the house style defined by their whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi. Inspired by nature, The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.1 is an artistic exploration…

Auchentoshan 1988 PX Sherry Cask Finish..

Auchentoshan Everyone who knows me knows this Distillery is my kryptonite, well the more illusive, single cask and indie bottles and the odd core range bottling’s do let’s forget the gimmick bottling that might be out there.. Founded officially in 1823 this is one of the distilleries that might have been producing liquid previously but…

Cameronbridge 39 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Cameronbridge This is the grain distillery that should I suppose be classed as the major league monster of grain whisky production, recognised as the largest producer of grain whisky in Europe this diageo owned distillery was founded in 1813 but records show a licence was not granted until 1824 when John Haig the grandson of…

Littlemill reveals latest addition to its exclusive Private Cellar collection

Press release..   Littlemill reveals the latest addition to its exclusive Private Cellar collection     Littlemill 29 year old, the latest expression from Littlemill’s Private Cellar collection, will be released this September, using liquid carefully selected from some of the last remaining casks to be laid down at the Littlemill Distillery.   Now recognised…

Bimber Distillery -An Evening to Savour

Bimber Distillery Take a trip back in time to Poland and picture a man perfecting his art of distilling “ moonshine “, jump forward a few generations to the grandson who had a dream of walking in his grandfathers footsteps, only not in his native homeland but here in the UK, well London to be…

Redbreast Palace Bar Single Cask Whiskey

W & A Gilby and The Birth of Redbreast Irish Whiskey Some things are meant to be and Redbreast Single pot still Irish whiskey is one of them.. The Redbreast Whiskey brand is the largest selling single pot Irish whiskey in the world and can trace its origins back to  1857 when W & A…

Glendronach Cask 5896 Batch 17

Glendronach Found nestled in the Highland area of Scotland this iconic distillery is well known for its big sherries whiskies that are now sought after the world over.. Founded back in 1826 this distillery has always been loyal to the sherried style of maturing whisky, those big flavours and bold flavours are the backbone of…

Glentauchers – Whisky Illuminati Solaria Series

Whisky Illuminati Most of us have heard the stories of secret groups and organisations that are filled with mystery and intrigue but in a world of whisky where transparency is being hailed then do we really need a secret club or organisation? Lets start by setting the scene.. Whisky Illuminati introduces itself as an exclusive…

Fettercairn 12 year old PX

Fettercairn It is always a pleasure to visit distilleries and Fettercairn is certainly a distillery that everyone should try to get to! the rolling hills in the background, surrounded by the beautiful Scottish countryside add to that a very friendly welcome, what more could you possibly ask for ? Ok maybe a little whisky helps…..

Glendronach 1993 Cask 416 Batch 17

Glendronach From the very first sip of a Glendronach 15 I had I was hooked, the sheer delight it gave me just made my senses dance and gave me a determination to get as much of this liquid as I could.. I know in theory I was spoiled as the 15 was closer to being…

Glendronach 1995 Cask 3040 Batch 17

Glendronach The wait is finally over for us Glendronach fans with the announcement of batch 17, this series of single cask bottling’s is now the signal for so many fans to begin the mad scramble for a bottle or two.. As with last years Release this batch 27 is also split into bottles for Europe…

35.214 Without Pretence

SMWS A long running whisky club that has now been running since 1983 and was set up by a group of friends. Now recognised all around the world with thousands of enthusiastic members this once exclusive club is now probably well over subscribed.. Set up with the intention to be different the SMWS intentions was…