Blended whisky 21 year old batch 1..

Day 5 from the Boutiquey Whisky Company Advent Calendar offers up this unique 21 year old blended whisky comprising both single malt and grain whisky from Scotland and Japan !! Now it’s not everyday you get 21 year old Japanese whisky never mind 21 year old single malt and grain whisky blended together with some…

Oban 21 (2018 Special Release)

In what was once upon a time a small fishing hamlet Oban distillery which was founded by John and Hugh Stevenson in 1793 now sits within a thriving town which the two brothers helped to transform. In 1820 Hugh Stevenson dies and passes the business to his son Thomas, unfortunately in 1829 bad investments sees…

Claxton’s Arran 21 yo 1996.

Arran distillery which is located on the Isle of Arran is a relatively new Distillery having only been established back in 1994 with the first spirit running in 1995.. Although a young distillery the whisky that is being produced is certainly gaining a lot of plaudits, good quality whisky is not always guaranteed but this…

BenRiach Temporis.

Temporis, a time honoured tradition or an insight into the future.. BenRiach to me always conjures up thoughts of “typical” speyside flavours, fresh, fruity, and rich flavours that feels like a perfect fit for my palate.. But if we look back over the years it shows us that BenRiach was possibly the first Speyside distillery…

BENRIACH SHOWCASES PEATED SPEYSIDE HERITAGE WITH RELEASE OF TEMPORIS AGED 21 YEARS

Press Release..   BENRIACH SHOWCASES PEATED SPEYSIDE HERITAGE WITH RELEASE OF TEMPORIS AGED 21 YEARS Historical whisky research indicates BenRiach was the first distillery within Speyside to re-introduce peated malt into its whisky making back in the 1970’s, a time when most Speyside distillers had moved their focus towards unpeated malt distillation. It is in…

BenRiach Four cask V Authenticis 30 yo.

The BenRiach distillery has released some rather tasty offerings recently and the latest two to come to my attention may have just raised the bar once again. Firstly the 21yo Four cask matured Release has certainly caught my attention having spent time in Bourbon barrels, Virgin oak, Pedro Ximenez and Red wine casks. This could…

Glengoyne 21.

Glengoyne distillery was the first actual distillery I ever visited so as you can imagine I do have a little soft spot for the whisky produced there, and as it happens most of it is sherry matured whisky.. And just incase you had not picked up on the matter I am quite partial to a…

TOMATIN 21yo ( Claxton’s Ib )

I recently came across Tomatin as a distillery, when I reviewed the bottle your own range for the blog,  I was instantly impressed with what was being offered, the whisky was so well balanced and carried a lot of complexity.  So when I got the chance to review this single cask offering from Claxton’s, who…

Glenfarclas 21.

Glenfarclas is well known for the big bold sherried whisky it produces. The speyside distillery was purchased in 1865 by John Grant and to this day it is still owned by the Grant family.. Six generations on they still produce the whisky in the time honoured way.. Today I am reviewing the 21yo, part of…