Tobermory 12 year old

Tobermory Founded by John Sinclair in 1798 after he had applied to lease the 57 acre site named Ledaig in 1797 with the intention  to build a distillery along with housing for the workers.. Initially he was turned down for the licence to distill but was granted a brewing licence, however John Sinclair prevailed and…

Old Pulteney Huddart.

Founded in 1826 by James Henderson Old Pulteney is situated in the parish of Wick, with a capacity to produce around 1.8 million litres of alcohol per year from its single semi – latter mash tun, 6 wash backs and a pair of stills using stainless steel worm tubs to cool condense the spirit.. Old…

Deanston Virgin Oak V 18yo.

Deanston distillery is located on the banks of the river Teith just outside the town of Stirling and on the outskirts of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, owned by the Distell group the distillery was founded back in 1965 and is located within a re furnished weavers / cotton mill believed to have…

Highland Park – The Light.

Highland Park, “The Light”  is the follow up  release to “The Dark” ( obvious I know) and is another limited release ( ok 28,000 bottles is not exactly limited) With focuses more aimed at the lighter side of Highland Park with the use of re fill American oak casks.. Bottled at 52.9 % abv this…

BALVENIE DOUBLEWOOD 12yo

There are a good number of iconic distilleries in Scotland, some are instantly recognised by just about everyone and some are still hidden gems known to those who are truly in the whisk geek class but today’s dram is one of those distilleries that just used to be fairly unknown but these days the name…

Paul John Oloroso single cask.

You have heard the rumours have you not ?  Paul John are going to release an Oloroso cask.. its all been pretty hush hush with not too much information.. But guess what, the rumours are over and I now have the privilege of reviewing the first ever release from Paul John which has had a…

BALVENIE 12 TRIPPLE CASK.

The balvenie distillery has become quite an iconic distillery of late with most whisky drinkers having tasted at least one expression, usually the doublewood but recently balvenie have released the tripple cask..  This 12yo is matured in 3 types of wood, firstly traditional re-fill casks plus first fill bourbon barrels and not forgetting those very…