Tomintoul 21

Tomintoul Founded in 1965 by Tomintoul Distillery LTD, the distillery is a large producer of whisky for both the single malt whisky and Blended whisky industry. The whisky is produced in  quantity, but quality is still attainable, with a capacity to produce 3.3 million litres of pure Alcohol, most may go into blends and foreign…

Auchentoshan 21

Auchentoshan Located on the outskirts of Clydebank, Glasgow just beside the Kilpatrick hills, the Auchentoshan distillery sits nestled on the edge of a housing estate and besides a busy main road. Take a look about and you see the rolling hills, headstones in a nearby cemetery and the mighty Erskine Bridge, so just a typical…

Clynelish 21 year old That Boutique-y Whisky Company

It seems yet again the effects of scamming is hitting the whisky community, fake bottles and people offering high end or hard to find bottles that just do not exist is becoming more and more common these days and the only advice I can really offer is to make sure you buy from a reputable…

Ben Nevis 21 year old Batch 8 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Ben Nevis Ben Nevis distillery was founded in 1825 by John McDonald and can be found nestled at the foot of the namesake mountain Ben Nevis.. With a capacity to produce 2 million litres of alcohol per year the strange thing about this distillery is the fact that although most of the liquid produced goes…

Glen Garioch 1965 Cheaper by the dram

Cheaper by the Dram   I was recently approached by a new company named Cheaper by the dram to take a look at one of the upcoming releases from them, but who are Cheaper by the dram ? My initial understanding was that they are a new service entering the sample market with the intention…

Springbank 21 year old batch 8 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

  Day 24 in the epic Boutique-y Advent Calendar takes us to Campbeltown and Springbank in particular.. We all know that Springbank is a particularly  unique whisky and is loved by many but it is also one of those whiskies that some just don’t get.. The distillery itself was founded back in 1828 and became…

Fettercairn 21 year old – Batch 3 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company.

Day 10 and we are back in Scotland, Heading from the border toward Aberdeenshire and into the Eastern Highlands to the Fettercairn distillery.. Founded back in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsay who was in fact one of the first landowners who campaigned for the introduction of a licensed trade, he therefore was also one of…

Aberfeldy 21 year old That Boutique-y whisky Company

Day 7 from the Boutiquey Advent Calendar offers up this Aberfeldy 21 year old.. Now who does not like an Aberfeldy single malt, nestled in the picturesque Village of Aberfeldy on the Southern bank of the upper Tay the distillery is owned  by Dewars ( Bacardi ) the Distillery was founded back in 1896 and has…