ABERFELDY 1998 BYO Single cask.

Aberfeldy Distillery was founded by John Dewar & Sons, Ltd. in 1896, and opened in 1898. The distillery is located on the eastern outskirts of Aberfeldy, on the southern bank of the upper Tay.  The distillery relies on the fresh water from the  Pitilie Burn, which runs alongside the distillery. Aberfeldy is the only distillery…

ABERFELDY 21yo

This 21yo offering from Aberfeldy distillery is the flagship bottle from the core range, launched back in 2005 it has long been the benchmark for quality from the distillery.. The distillery is found in beautiful Scottish countryside on the edges of Loch Tay in Perthshire, and here is where the magic begins, 21 years ago…

GLEN MORAY Sherry cask finish.

Glen moray is a lovely distillery tucked away in the top reaches of speyside, the distillery is surrounded by houses and is part of the local community.  The distillery is probably best known for the ” Classic” bottling sold in just about every establishment that sells whisky, extremely well priced ( some say under priced)…

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…

Bladnoch 20

A lovely offering from the Bladnoch distillery, this 20 year old is bottled at 46%, and is NCF .  This distillery is one of only a hanfull of lowland distilleries left, it has had a few ups and downs lately but thankfully it’s still alive and kicking. Nose.. It has a very fresh citrus scent,…

Auchentoshan 1979 – 32 year old

As a big fan of lowland whisky and Auchentoshan in particular, it goes without saying that I have had the privilege of tasting some rather fine examples of whisky from the distillery,  and none more so than this Auchentoshan 1979, 32 year old, first fill Oloroso matured whisky that now takes centre stage in my…