Glengoyne 19 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

  The distillery first received it’s distilling license in 1833 while under the name of Glenguin of Burnfoot, Changing its name to Glengoyne in 1907.  The distillery went from strength to strength and in 1966 the production tripled to 1.2million litres due to the demands for the malt produced, then in 2014 the old barley…

Deanston 16 Year Old 2002 Organic Oloroso Cask Finish

Deanston 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 refurnished weavers / cotton mill believed to have…

Speyside 23 Year Old – 1995

Bartels Have I mentioned I like heavily sherried whisky ? Well I do and when I heard about this single cask offering from the independent bottlers Bartels, then I just had to get some to try. Bartels are an independent bottler who release single cask offerings at cask strength and natural colour, they also have…

Glenrothes 18

Glenrothes Founded in 1878 the Glenrothes distillery sits hidden away in the town of Rothes, tucked behind very typically stone built houses, trees and split by the meandering burn of Rothes.. The distillery is one of the few distilleries today that is basically closed to the general public although a little unknown fact is that…

Macallan 25 Year Old (That Boutique-y Whisky Company )

When it comes to whisky just about every man and his dog knows the name of Macallan..  The name just shouts quality and nothing can compare to the whisky if it bears this name !!!   Or can it ?  I have honestly never really agreed with all the fuss about Macallan whisky, I’ve tried some of…

GLENDRONACH 2004 Single cask batch 14

The Glendronach distillery has been gathering itself a big reputation of late for producing some of the finest sherry matured whisky you can buy.  Each year they release batches  of single cask whisky mostly matured in either Oloroso or Px sherry casks and the latest release ( released September 2016) is no exception.  So when I…