Grandeur in its finest form.. Glendronach of course.

I always look forward to pouring a dram of Glendronach and when it’s called Grandeur then my expectations are even higher, luckily they are rarely shattered when it comes down to Glendronach.. In Rachel we trust should actually be printed on the bottles these days as everything this Master blender is offering is quality, of…

Glenglassaugh PX Wood Finish

Ok hands up all those who don’t know too much about this Distillery ?? Yes me too, but that’s about to change for me at least. I recently had the immense pleasure of sampling a 40 yo Glenglassaugh from 1975 and boy did that blow me away. I recently received a little package and upon…

Glendronach 1995 UK Exclusive

Did someone mention sherried whisky.. It must be Glendronach time again ! Over the last year or so I have really come to love sherried whisky and there is not much better than what Glendronach is releasing, their single casks are just what I’m looking for at the moment and believe me I’ve bought a…

Glendronach 12.

Glendronach…  Sherry… and big bold flavours and aromas just seem to go so well in the same sentence, but is it the same when we get down to the entry level expressions. This 12 yo whisky is matured in the same styles as some of the older expressions using the finest European oak that has…

GLENDRONACH 1985 (batch 14)

Let me tell you a little story, Towards the end of last year ( 2016) I was given the news I was to be made redundant, feeling totally down I returned home to find a package containing a number of samples and to say I was slightly stunned with the contents is a massive understatement!…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #133

Auchentoshan distillery is located on the outskirts of Clydebank, Glasgow just beside the Kilpatrick hills.. The distillery can be traced back to around 1800 when a distillery named as Duntocher was mentioned which is believed to be what we now know as Auchentoshan.. Auchentoshan is unusual in that it practices triple distillation instead of the…

Glendronach 1990 Single cask. Batch 14.

Glendronach Glendronach as you might know if you have been following my blog very kindly allowed to me review the whole batch of single casks releases in the 14th release.. A little fact about the distillery is that in days gone by  all the  workers at GlenDronach would have lived on site, including the distillery…

GLENROTHES 19 year old 1997 – Claxton’s

I recently had the great pleasure of sitting down with Adrian from Claxton’s independent bottlers to have a chat about the company, the background and what might be in store  in the future.. The first thing that struck me was the passion for whisky and the company and of course being a Yorkshire man his…