The Bartenders Malt – Auchentoshan

The New Malt Order You would be forgiven if you thought you were about to read something from the WWE wrestling as “ The new malt order “ as Auchentoshan have aptly named the new concept they have, well I say new, this is now a few years old but to be honest I’ve stayed…

BLADNOCH “SAMSARA”

The long awaited return of Bladnoch is over.. “Samsara” is part of the initial release from the Bladnoch distillery, along with ” Adela”  which is a 15yo and matured exclusively in Oloroso butts and “Talia” which boasts a 25yo age statement and is stocks from the old days of Diageo which has then received a finish…

THE EPICUREAN

Douglas Laing is well known for the fantastic range of single cask releases, and also thier range of top quality blended whisky. Recently they have added a new blend to thier portfolio, The Epicurean, this is a blend of lowland whisky and will sit Along side such heavyweights like Big Peat, Timorous Beastie, Scallywag and…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #935

Today’s review is taking a trip back to my beloved Auchentoshan distillery in order to review the latest offering from the bottle your own.  Over the last few years I have purchased quite a few of these bottles and so far I have had some stunning bottles, this is my first Auchentoshan oloroso single cask…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #201

Auchentoshan distillery is located just outside of Glasgow, The distillery is a lowland whisky producer that gives you lovely subtle floral notes, fresh fruity flavours with a nuttiness that is found in most releases.. But.. A recent trip to my beloved Auchentoshan distillery resulted in me getting another bottle your own to add to the…

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 2001 Distillery Cask

Auchentoshan Single Cask #49 Distillery.. Auchentoshan Region.. Lowland Distilled.. 18-1-2001 Bottled.. 8-10-2013 Abv.. 52.8% Cask.. First fill Bourbon #49   This is yet another one of the superb bottle your own from Auchentoshan. I even managed to get bottle number 1.. Happy days. Nose.. At first you could be forgiven thinking it is a simple…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #11030

Auchentoshan 1996 – 17 year old Distillery.. Auchentoshan Region.. Lowland Distilled.. 28-6-1996 Bottled.. 1-10-2013 Abv.. 56% Cask.. First fill Bourbon #1130 This is Naturally Coloured, NCF and is part of the Bottle your own experience This is stunning. Nose… Its fantastic, loads of vanilla and all things sweet, werthers original, fresh citrus notes, lemon peel,…

Auchentoshan Virgin oak

Auchentoshan virgin oak is solely matured in virgin American oak casks laid down in the millennium, Bottled at 46% and NCF, this is yet another bold expression coming from the distillery, and not the last I assure you. I’m not sure what I expected from this but I thought sweet vanilla and oaky flavors would…