The Singleton Glen Ord 14 year old (2018 Special Release)

The Singleton Glen Ord.. This 14 year old special release is rather interesting, initially matured in Refill American oak hogsheads and ex bodega European Sherry butts before moving into Charred ex Pedro Ximenez and Mosatel casks for an extra development period before finally marrying together in European Oak puncheons ( yes that’s 5 different casks…

Macduff 14yo Single Cask, Claxtons.

You would be forgiven if Macduff is not a name on the tip of your tongue, this distillery was founded quite recently in the terms of distillery history, founded in 1962 by Marty Dyke, George Crawford and Brodie Hepburn the distillery first produced spirit in 1963. Today the distillery is owned by John Dewar and…

Tennessee Whisky From That Boutiquey Whisky Company..

First things first, is this Whisky, whiskey or Bourbon …  Well the good folks from That Boutique-y whisky company assure me this Tennessee whisky is Whisky, so next I know you are thinking my blog is basically scotch but I am trying to broaden my spectrum so I will continue.. The next thing to try…

BenRiach 9 yo, cask #2047..

Tonight I have the pleasure in tasting another BenRiach expression with this “peated” Port cask #2047 from 2008. BenRiach is one of 3 distilleries recently bought out by the giant  Brown -Forman who once the acquisition had gone through then moved to bring Master Blender Rachel Barrie from Morrison Bowmore onboard which is rather a…

Oban 14yo.

Ever since starting this whisky blog my intentions have been to review whisky that everyone can afford to buy and most importantly whisky that was worth drinking.  Once I actually started reviewing samples and bottles bought by myself the time passed so quickly that unfortunately I did not get round to reviewing most of the…

GLENDRONACH 14yo Virgin Oak Finish

At the mention of Glendronach I instantly think of big sherry flavours, wonderful aromas and of course the fantastic array of single cask releases that are just so Devine ..  So when I recently recieved a package containing a sample for the re released 14yo virgin oak I was quite inquisitive as to what this…

TOMATIN 14yo Port Wood Finish.

The next instalment in the Tomatin series of reviews has me reaching for the 14yo,  matured in bourbon casks for the first 13 years then finished in Tawny Port pipes for one year.. This whisky has a lovely pinkish tint, and is bottled at 46%abv.. Nose.. This has certainly taken plenty from those port pipes,…