Cu Bocan 1990 – Tomatin.

Tomatin Founded in around 1897 when the first official distillery on the site was registered, although it is believed that Whisky was produced well before this date and possibly as far back as the early 1700’s.. Found just 18 miles south of Inverness the distillery lies on the eastern edge of the Monadhliath Mountains at…

Old Pulteney 2006 v 1990 .

Released earlier this year ( 2018 ) these two expressions are added to the 2002 vintage to become  part of a trio of vintages released into the travel retail sector by Old Pulteney. Old Pulteney distillery was founded back in 1826 when the main form of transport was done by ships, the ocean was an important…

Glendronach Grandeur Batch 9.

As  I sit here pondering what else I can write about The Glendronach Distillery a pair of bullfinch land on the branches outside my window and just catch my glance for a few minutes ( well about 10-15 mins actually) and that’s kind of what it’s like when I sit down with a glass of…

Glendronach 1990 Single cask. Batch 14.

Glendronach Glendronach as you might know if you have been following my blog very kindly allowed to me review the whole batch of single casks releases in the 14th release.. A little fact about the distillery is that in days gone by  all the  workers at GlenDronach would have lived on site, including the distillery…

Tomatin 1990 single barrel.

Another offering from the bottle your own range from the highland distillery Tomatin. This time I have a 1990 1st fill American oak cask, bottled at 54.4% .  This was filled 24-9-1990 and bottled 25-9-15 so 25yo and happy birthday to it.. Nose..  Straight away there are sweet vanilla notes, toffee, fudge and butterscotch, it…