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Ardbeg Uigeadail

16.06.20161 Min Read — In Review

"The ultimate islay scotch whiskey" Ardbeg Uigeadail (pronounced Oog-a-dal) takes its name from the brooding, mysterious lock which provides the peat-laden water for ardbeg. This is a special vatting…


The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Years Old

09.06.20161 Min Read — In Review

A single malt scotch whisky distilled at The Balvenie distillery in Banffshire, Scotland. The Balvenie DoubleWood acquires its complex taste from its maturation in two different types of oak cask…


High West Campfire Whiskey

19.05.20161 Min Read — In Review

Our first bourbon - High West Campfire Whiskey Welcoming our first bourbon to WhiskeyNerds.com. A blend of bourbon, rye and peated single malted Scotch whiskies. It's been pitched as a smooth, creamy…


Hibiki Japanese Harmony Master's Select

05.05.20162 Min Read — In Review

“Kanzen”or complete, Hibiki is a harmonious blend of innumerous malt and grain whiskies which are meticulosly blended to create a full orchestra of flavors and aromas. Seductive, blossoming and…


Highland Park Harald

28.04.20161 Min Read — In Review

King Harald was famed for his army, which was revered across the world. The most feared of his troops were known as 'berserkers' and they helped King Harald's influence grow across the globe. These…


Talisker Storm

21.04.20163 Min Read — In Review

A whiskey made by the sea Talisker Storm offers the drinker Talisker’s full maritime majesty, all unfettered elemental power and confidence. A smokey spicy option which is lighter in body than it's…


Aberfeldy 12 Year Highland Single Malt

07.04.20162 Min Read — In Review

Mellowed for twelve years in handmade oak casks. This smooth, sweet dram offers rich rewards for those who like to dig deeper. Scottish alchemy: turning water, barley and yeast into liquid gold is…


Starward Wine Cask Single Malt

31.03.20162 Min Read — In Review

Matured solely in Australian red wine barrels, this single malt represents a unique integration of our local barley, climate and innovative approach to producing whisky. Balanced aromas of raisins…


Cragganmore 1996 Double Matured Distillers Edition

18.02.20162 Min Read — In Review

Not much description to go along with this one. Distilled in 1996, Bottled in 2008. This is a 12 year old whiskey with an 8 year vintage. An elegant sophisticated speyside with the most complex…


Oban 14 Year Old

11.02.20161 Min Read — In Review

Oban Little Bay of Caves Along the shores of lorn lies a record of man. Far more ancient than that of any city in the land. The first settlers arrived on the mainland in 5,000BC and sheltered in the…


Caol Ila - Aged 12 Years

04.02.20162 Min Read — In Review

Caol Ila - pronounced "cull-eela" is situated on the North Eastern shores of Islay, with magnificent views across the Sound of Islay to the spectacular Paps of Jura. Watch the distillers at work…


Glenmorangie 'The Quinta Ruban' Port Cask Finish

28.01.20161 Min Read — In

The darkest and most intense whisky in the extra-matured range, Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban has spent 10 years maturing in American white oak casks, before being transferred into specially selected ruby…


Glendalough Double Barrel

21.01.20163 Min Read — In Review

We're back after our Christmas break (over which we drank lots of whiskey, visited many whiskey bars all over the world and even visited the Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin, Ireland). We are kicking…


The Glenrothes 1988 (bottled 2014)

10.12.20151 Min Read — In review

Glenrothes 1988 (bottled 2014) is described as: A 1988 vintage single malt Scotch whisky from the Glenrothes distillery in Speyside. Matured in a mixture of Spanish Sherry oak and American oak casks…


Stronachie 18 Small Batch Release

26.11.20151 Min Read — In Review

Stronachie: gaelic for prominent node/headland in the valley Pronunciation: Stron-a-key This fabulous recreation of one of Scotland's closed distilleries is sourced from the unusual and rare Benrinnes…


Glengoyne 18 Year

12.11.20151 Min Read — In Review

Glengoyne 18 Year Old is described as: Released toward the end of 2012 to replace the superb Glengoyne 17, this 18 year old was aged in refill sherry and first-fill sherry casks and the results are…


Bushmills 10 Year Old

05.11.20151 Min Read — In Review

Bushmills 10 Year Old is described as: The benchmark Irish single malt, this has a far greater depth of flavour than standard Irish blends. A former winner of Best Irish Single Malt Whiskey in the…