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TThe Macallan Double Cask 12 Year Old Single Malt

2018-04-05T14:48:06.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller The Macallan distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Craigellachie, Moray. The Macallan Distillers Ltd, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Edrington Group which purchased the brand from Highland Distillers in 199…

LLagavulin 16yo

2018-03-22T17:37:42.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller Lagavulin distillery is an Islay single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Lagavulin on the island of Islay, Scotland. The standard Lagavulin single malt is 16 years old (43%), though they regularly release a 12-year-old cask…

WWestland Sherry Wood American Single Malt

2018-02-21T17:39:01.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller Westland Distillery is an American single malt whiskey distillery operating in Seattle, Washington. Source: Wikipedia ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westland_Distillery ) Our Take Sight: Golden-yellow, like a dark speyside…

LLaphroaig Four Oak

2018-02-21T17:13:53.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller Source: Wikipedia Our Take Sight: Very light - lighter than most Laphroaigs. Pale, but smokey. Aroma: Very "Laphroaigy" but not as 'in-your-face' as their usual selections. Flavour: Peaty, of course, but smoother than most…

SStarward Wine Cask

2018-01-18T12:20:49.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller Starward Home Page Our Take Sight: Looks nice, super dark colour - presumably from the maturation in wine casks. Its non-age statement though so its hard to tell how long its been in the barrels for. Quality bottle but a…

LLaphroaig Quarter Cask

2017-11-16T18:37:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller Laphroaig distillery (/ləˈfrɔɪɡ/ (About this sound listen) lə-FROYG) is an Islay single malt Scotch whisky distillery. It is named for the area of land at the head of Loch Laphroaig on the south coast of the Isle of Islay. The…

WWestward American Single Malt

2017-11-09T18:56:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller House Spirits Distillery is an American craft distiller based in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in Corvallis in 2004 and moved to Portland in 2005. Its production facility and tasting room is located on Portland's Distillery Row…

TThe Chita - Suntory Whisky

2017-11-02T18:31:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

From the Distiller This single grain whisky was made with diverse unblended whisky brewing techniques and master craftsmanship developed over many years at the Chita Distillery in Aichi Prefecture. It features a light taste and delicately sweet…

AAplewood Baby Malt / Colonial Malt (Double Feature)

2017-10-26T18:27:00.000Z3 Min Read — In General

Our Take Equal parts excited and curious we decided to try a local spirit (Australian). From a small distillery and expectations are in the air. They are originally known for for their winemaking but have been venturing into spirits and we were keen…

DDalwhinnie 15 Year Old

2017-10-19T17:24:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Built in 1897 and currently the highest distillery in the country, Dalwhinnie – or “Plain of Meetings” in Gaelic – is named for its location at a junction of old drove roads, between two mountain ranges. Year after year it…

KKilchoman Sanaig

2017-10-05T18:02:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery The Kilchoman distillery (pronounced Kil-ho-man) is a distillery that produces single malt Scotch whisky on Islay, an island of the Inner Hebrides. The distillery is situated on the western side of Islay, near the small…

OOld Pulteney 12 Years

2017-09-28T19:19:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery The distillery was established in 1826 in the name of Sir William Pulteney (who died in 1805), and for whom Pulteneytown is named. The distillery is the most northerly on the Scottish mainland and was quite inaccessible, except…

JJameson 18 Limited Reserve

2017-09-21T15:10:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery The John Jameson and Son Irish Whiskey company was formally established in 1810 when John Jameson and his son (also John Jameson) took ownership of the Bow Street Distillery in Dublin which had originally been built by his wife's…

HHellyers Road Distillery - Pinot Noir Finish

2017-09-15T17:45:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Hellyers Road is a whisky distillery in Burnie, Tasmania. Founded in 1999 by a group of dairy farmers, it takes its name from a road surveyed in 1827 by explorer Henry Hellyer. In 2010, Hellyers Road was recognised by the Malt…

GGlen Parker Single Malt

2017-09-01T17:13:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

From the Distiller "Our success is based on tailoring product specifications to meet customers' requirements, providing rapid response to customers' needs and expectations, anywhere in the world, and supplying excellent products at competitive prices…

HHighland Black

2017-08-24T18:51:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

From the Distiller Highland Black Blended Scotch Whisky is created using a range of the highest quality Speyside and Highland malt whiskies blended expertly together with grain whisky from the Lowlands of Scotland. Source: ALDI Really? I guess…

GGlenmorangie Tùsail Private Edition (2015)

2017-08-24T18:40:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

From the Distiller The 6th release from Glenmorangie's award-winning Private Edition, Tùsail is the product of a carefully-selected parcel of Maris Otter barley, floor-malted by hand using traditional techniques, and non chill-filtered. A rich winter…

MMichel Couvreur Overaged Malt Whisky

2017-08-18T17:48:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distiller Michel Couvreur was a Belgian producer-trader who produced wine in Burgundy from 1951 to 1978. He acquired the cellars of Molet in Bouze-lès-Beaune in 1956, and settled in Scotland in 1964, some years after transferring the seat…

LLagavulin 16 Year Old

2017-08-10T22:37:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Lagavulin distillery is an Islay single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Lagavulin on the island of Islay, Scotland. The standard Lagavulin single malt is 16 years old (43%), though they regularly release a 12-year-old cask…

HHybrid Whisk(e)y

2017-08-03T21:17:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Twenty Third Street Distillery is the new incarnation of a century-old landmark at Twenty Third Street, Renmark, in South Australia’s fertile Riverland. The distillery was built by Barossa firm Chateau Tanunda in 1914 to take…

HHakushu - 12 Years

2017-07-21T15:05:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Hakushu distillery (Japanese: 白州蒸溜所 Hepburn: Hakushū jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is owned by the Suntory group, and situated in the Toribara locality (鳥原, also pronounced Torihara) of the former town of Hakushū…

JJura Elixir - 12 Year Old

2017-07-14T14:41:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery The distillery was founded in 1810. The distillery fell into disrepair, and was rebuilt in the early 1960s by two local estate owners Robin Fletcher and Tony Riley-Smith. Their architect was William Delme-Evans. The work was…

AAuchentoshan Springwood

2017-07-06T18:44:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Auchentoshan distillery (/ɒxənˈtɒʃən/ awkh-ən-TAW-shən) is a Single Malt whisky distillery in the west of Scotland. The name Auchentoshan is from Gaelic Achadh an t-Oisein and translates as "the field of the corner". The…

AAmrut Cask Strength

2017-06-24T14:53:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Amrut Distilleries Ltd is an Indian company that produces distilled beverages. It is best known for its eponymous Amrut brand of single malt whisky, which is the first single malt whisky to be made in India. The brand became…

BBushmills 1608 - 400th Anniversary

2017-06-15T22:09:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery In the small village of Bushmills, settled on the banks of the river you'll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland. A place where family and friends have worked for generations, in a small Northern Irish village that for…

TThe Arran Malt - 14 Years

2017-06-08T15:31:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

From the Distiller Arran has always been a fine place to make good whisky, but when quantity was prized over quality our wee island couldn’t compete economically, and one by one the distilleries fell into disuse. We revived the tradition when we…

BBenromach Wood Finish 1898 (Bottled in 2014)

2017-06-01T15:36:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery Duncan MacCallum and F.W. Brickmann founded the Benromach Distillery Company in 1898. Duncan MacCallum had previously been working at the Glen Nevis Distillery in Campbeltown and FW Brickmann was a spirit broker in Leith…

CCraoi Na Móna - 10 Year Old

2017-05-19T17:58:16.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the Whiskey A recent addition to the lineup of British wine and spirit merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd , this is a creation of their in-house expert Doug McIvor. Matured for 10 years in American oak casks in Ireland, it's shipped and finished in…

GGlenmorangie Bacalta (2017 Private Edition)

2017-05-05T14:06:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

From the distiller: The eighth release in our multi-award-winning and always intriguing Private Edition, Glenmorangie Bacalta brings new heights of complexity to a rare wood finish. Inspired by the long, balmy days on the island of Madeira…

NNant Bourbon Cask

2017-04-27T22:22:58.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery In 2012, just four years after beginning commercial production, Nant Single Malt Whisky was catapulted to global renown when Jim Murray, the world’s foremost whisky commentator, scored Nant Single Malt Whisky – American Oak…

TTalisker Dark Storm

2017-04-20T22:07:34.000Z2 Min Read — In General

About the Distillery The distillery was founded in 1830 by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, and built in 1831 at Carbost after a number of false starts on other sites when they acquired the lease of Talisker House from the MacLeod of MacLeod. The…

LLaphroaig Select Cask

2017-04-19T21:10:52.000Z1 Min Read — In General

FROM THE BOTTLE This special Laphroaig is crafted from carefully selected casks from each of our key styles, stretching back in time - with one notable addition. The heart of the spirit is drawn from a final maturation in new American Oak casks…

JJameson The Blender's Dog

2017-04-07T06:00:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

From their site We’re not sure if our Head Blender, Billy Leighton, has a musical note in his head but harmony is his main pursuit. The Blender’s Dog is a whiskey that celebrates his craft the art of marrying whiskeys. A superbly balanced, complex…

HHazelburn 10 Year Old

2017-03-31T16:35:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

About the distillery Hazelburn Distillery was a distillery in Campbeltown, Scotland, which was in operation between approximately 1825 and 1925. In 1886, it had 22 employees and produced 192,000 gallons of whisky per year, making it the largest…

DDalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

2017-03-17T13:42:54.000Z1 Min Read — In General

FROM THEIR SITE This specially crafted whisky has been expertly made to be the perfect accompaniment to the finest of cigars. Matured initially in American white oak ex-bourbon casks and 30 year old Matusalem oloroso sherry butts, it is then finessed…

TTalisker 57° North

2017-02-16T21:15:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

FROM THEIR SITE Talisker 57° North takes its name from this remote, rugged and windswept distillery’s latitude. And rightly so, because this is an untamed, natural expression of the Talisker’s full power: a volcanic, intensely appealing flavour that…

KKilkerran - 12 Years

2017-02-10T00:23:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

FROM THEIR SITE Mitchell's Glengyle Ltd. are very proud to be continuing and adding to the great Campbeltown Distilling tradition and the choice of name reflects that. Kilkerran is derived from the Gaelic 'Ceann Loch Cille Chiarain' which is the name…

GGlenfiddich IPA - Experiment 01

2017-02-02T19:23:31.000Z2 Min Read — In General

FROM THEIR SITE In our first groundbreaking experiment, Malt Master Brian Kinsman has proven that traditional whisky casks can still be seasoned in a pioneering way. Collaborating with a local Speyside craft brewer, Brian created a bold and zesty IPA…

LLaphroaig 18 Years

2017-01-31T23:13:24.000Z2 Min Read — In General

This 18 Year Old expression of Laphroaig is made in limited quantities each year and savoured by a fortunate few. A soft, sweet and spicy Islay peat smoke greets you when you first open the bottle. The immediate taste is an oak sweetness, from 1…

CCrown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

2017-01-19T20:18:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Origins The reigning monarch King George VI, and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, visited Canada in 1939. Crown Royal was introduced that year by Samuel Bronfman, president of Seagram, as a tribute to the royal visit. It was available only in Canada until…

GGlen Garioch 12 Years

2017-01-11T11:26:00.000Z2 Min Read — In General

The Distillery The location chosen by John & Alexander Manson for their malt whisky distillery in 1797 was an obvious one. Oldmeldrum in the celebrated 'Valley of the Garioch' was named "The Granary of Aberdeenshire", famous for producing the finest…

NNikka whiskey from the barrel

2016-12-08T21:26:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

This week is a shake up to what we've been tasting recently, we're going for a classic bourbon from Knob Creek. Aged for 9 years, this bourbon weighs in at 100 proof (50% alcohol). On the label Deep in kentucky, Tiny knob creek spills and riles down…

LLongmorn 16 Year Old

2016-10-27T20:16:58.000Z2 Min Read — In General

Longmorn Distillery started production in December 1894. Three years later John Duff built the Benriach Distillery next to Longmorn, but both were affected by the collapse of wholesale buyers Pattison, Elder and Co. in 1898. Duff was ruined by the…

LLaphroaig Triple Wood

2016-10-13T20:11:23.000Z3 Min Read — In General

Laphroaig is one of our favourite distilleries. They have a solid range of quintessential islay whiskies which we all really enjoy. Laphroaig triple wood is the first whiskey we ever tasted at Whiskey Club, long before the blog came into existence. I…

TThe Macallen Amber

2016-10-06T21:00:01.000Z2 Min Read — In General

The Story Built in 1700 Easter Elchies House is a fine example of a Highland manor house. The Macallan estate lies in an area of great natural beauty; its scale and diversity is unique among distilleries and is managed in harmony with the beautiful…

JJura Superstition

2016-09-29T22:08:34.000Z1 Min Read — In General

The Isle of Jura can be found nestled off the west coast of Scotland. It's a place fames as much for its folklore as it is for its whisky. A magical haven where a sense of solitude pervades: one road, one pub, one community and one distillery. There…

GGlenmorangie - The Tayne

2016-09-22T22:06:04.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Legend has it that just offshore from our Distillery is the shipwreck of a 16th Century Spanish Galleon. Once loaded with treasure, it is one of many ships lost when the Spanish Armada fled from the English Navy round the Scottish coast. Glenmorangie…

GGlenfiddich 15 Year - Unique Solera Reserve

2016-09-15T22:04:35.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Our Solera Vat is a single malt innovation that marries whiskies matured in sherry, bourbon and new oak casks. Always kept at least half full, it creates a harmonious whisky that gets richer and more complex every year. History of the distillery For…

TThe Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year

2016-09-08T21:50:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

In early 1892 work began to convert an 18th-century mansion (Balvenie New House) into a distillery. The building took fifteen months to complete, and on 1 May 1893, the first distillation took place at the Balvenie Distillery. In 2007, The Balvenie's…

GGlendalough 13 Year Old

2016-09-01T21:59:27.000Z1 Min Read — In General

This whiskey is the big brother of the Double Barrel which we reviewed a few months ago. When I was buying the Double Barrel, my contact at the whiskey emporium assured me that if I liked this one, the 13 year would be out of this world. The…

BBenromach 10 Years Old

2016-08-25T21:59:57.000Z2 Min Read — In General

Duncan MacCallum and F.W. Brickmann founded the Benromach Distillery Company in 1898. Duncan MacCallum had previously been working at the Glen Nevis Distillery in Campbeltown and FW Brickmann was a spirit broker in Leith, Edinburgh. Construction work…

CClynelish 14 Year Old Scotch Whisky

2016-08-18T22:02:50.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Clynelish Distillery is a distillery near Brora, Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. The distillery was built in 1968, adjacent to the original Clynelish distillery which was closed. Confusingly the original distillery was reopened in May 196…

GGlenmorangie Milsean Private Edition

2016-08-11T22:13:36.000Z2 Min Read — In General

Glenmorangie Milsean (Scots Gaelic for ‘sweet things’ and pronounced ‘meel-shawn’) is a single malt whisky full of intense candied fruit flavours and mouth-watering sweetness. It has been created from Glenmorangie matured in ex-bourbon casks and then…

GGlenkinchie Distillers Edition 2000

2016-08-05T17:10:49.000Z2 Min Read — In General

This week we're trying the Glenkinchie Distillers Edition born in 2000 and bottled in 2013. It's double matured in Amontillado casks which should give this whisky some slight hints of sherry. Glenkinchie Distillery is located in East Lothian near…

AARDBEG PERPETUUM LIMITED EDITION (2015)

2016-07-14T22:03:55.000Z2 Min Read — In General

A classic never-ending, rich, and enticing combination of classic Ardbeggian notes and incredibly creamy flavours. This limited edition whisky from Ardbeg is one of a range of what they call "Distinct (Yet Now Extinct) Drink". There exists a sister…

CChivas Regal Gold Signature 18 Year Old Blend

2016-07-07T22:06:16.000Z2 Min Read — In General

First Impressions First impression of this packaging screams quality. It comes with in a brown box, with regal blue and gold features. The box has the signature of Colin Scott (the master blender) etched in gold on the front. It looks great and I've…

TThe Famous Grouse Aged 18 Years

2016-06-23T22:01:43.000Z2 Min Read — In General

"100% Blended Malt Scotch Whisky" The award winning Famous Grouse Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 18 years old is created from the finest single malt whiskies including The Macallan and Highland park, which are left undisturbed for a minimum of 18 years…

AAbout us

2016-06-20T17:47:04.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Whiskey Nerds... who are we? We set some simple rules around price and a roster system to deliver the weekly supply of good quality whiskey. We had our first whiskey club meeting that Friday. We quickly realised that none of us were master whiskey…

AArdbeg Uigeadail

2016-06-16T22:12:45.000Z1 Min Read — In General

"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 of different styles of ardbeg, marrying together…

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2016-06-14T21:43:16.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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TThe Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Years Old

2016-06-09T22:17:57.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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. Whiskey Oak Many years of maturation in traditional…

LLimeburners Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky (Western Australia)

2016-05-26T22:06:28.000Z2 Min Read — In General

Continuing our streak of firsts, we have our first Western Australian whisky! Aged in sherry casks and bottle 098 of a 300 bottle batch, we have high hopes for this. The presentation is great, a clear plastic box containing a fantastically shaped…

HHigh West Campfire Whiskey

2016-05-19T22:05:39.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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, well rounded and mature whiskey. All reviews…

HHibiki Japanese Harmony Master's Select

2016-05-05T22:03:34.000Z2 Min Read — In General

“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 enigmatic, Hibiki celebrates an unrivaled art of…

HHighland Park Harald

2016-04-28T22:08:30.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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 mighty warriors are described in on ancient poem…

TTalisker Storm

2016-04-21T21:50:56.000Z3 Min Read — In General

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 big brother Dark Storm . What they say Nose…

AAberfeldy 12 Year Highland Single Malt

2016-04-07T21:55:51.000Z2 Min Read — In General

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 simpler when the stream tumbling towards you…

SStarward Wine Cask Single Malt

2016-03-31T19:57:01.000Z2 Min Read — In General

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, bananas and a touch of balsamic lead to clove…

CCragganmore 1996 Double Matured Distillers Edition

2016-02-18T19:55:11.000Z2 Min Read — In General

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 aroma of any malt. Astonishingly fragrant with…

OOban 14 Year Old

2016-02-11T20:04:02.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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 natural caves of the land, then known as 'an ob…

CCaol Ila - Aged 12 Years

2016-02-04T19:55:36.000Z2 Min Read — In General

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 tending to the six copper stills. Islay’s hidden gem…

GGlendalough Double Barrel

2016-01-21T20:23:30.000Z3 Min Read — In General

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 off the year with a style of whiskey we've not…

TThe Glenthrotes 1988 (bottled 2014)

2015-12-10T20:26:18.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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, this whisky has developed a great deal of…

SStronachie 18 Small Batch Release

2015-11-26T20:10:16.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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 Distillery in Speyside. It is aged in both…

GGlengoyne 18 Year

2015-11-12T19:56:54.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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 very good indeed. Varietal : Highland Scotch…

BBushmills 10 Year Old

2015-11-05T19:52:25.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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 World at the World Whiskies Awards. PRODUCER'S…

NNew World Projects - Double Cask Release #1

2015-10-29T20:19:55.000Z1 Min Read — In General

The latest single malt offering under the New World Projects banner is represented by a complex, rich and elegant single malt via the marriage of 2 Australian Tawny barrels. The contrasting elements of these first & second fill, 200 litre barrels are…

RRoyal Salute 21 Years Old

2015-10-15T19:59:56.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Royal Salute is a brand of Scotch whisky produced by Chivas Brothers (owned by Pernod Ricard), founded in 1801 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Royal Salute brand's home is Strathisla Distillery at Keith, Moray in Speyside, Scotland. It was launched on…

BBallantine's 17 Year Old

2015-10-08T19:53:34.000Z1 Min Read — In General

The longer maturation of Ballantine's 17 Year Old gives an extra depth of flavour and character to the blend. Characterised by a subtle sensation of smokiness that differentiate it from Ballantine's 12. Its fruitiness and velvety texture coming from…

TThe Glenlivet 18 Years

2015-10-01T21:59:55.000Z1 Min Read — In General

A very special Glenlivet. The bouquet is remarkably flowery, clean and soft. The taste is light-bodied with a delicate balance between sweetness and malty dryness. Flowery, peachy, notes of vanilla with a restrained, long gently warming finish…

HHellyers Road Single Malt Peated

2015-09-24T21:56:10.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Hellyers Road Single Malt Peated has been recognised as the nation's best at the Malt Whisky Society of Australia Awards for Excellence. We won the award against strong competition from a number of distilleries from around the country. The use of…

TThe Dalmore 15 Years

2015-09-17T22:01:51.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Twelve years maturing in American white oak ex-bourbon casks precede a three year finish in three different sherry woods: Amoroso, Apostles and Matusalem oloroso. A robust, yet elegant spirit. Aroma : Orange marmalade, cinnamon and nutmeg Palate…

TThe Macallan Whisky Maker's Edition

2015-09-10T21:56:59.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Macallan Whisky Maker's Edition has been personally crafted by the distillery's manager, Bob Dalgarno, from a mix of sherry and bourbon casks and bottled at his preferred drinking strength of 42.8%. The 1824 Collection is a range of Macallans…

GGlenfarclas Single Malt 21 Years

2015-08-27T21:51:38.000Z1 Min Read — In General

This single malt Whisky is the result of over 170 years of tradition and experience. Sweet malt and smoky peat wreath the gorgeous palate. An outstanding whisky. Varietal: Scotch | Style: Single Malt | Alcohol: 43% | Age: 21 Years Smell: 3.7…

HHibiki 12 Year Old

2015-08-20T21:54:10.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Hibiki, meaning resonance in Japanese, speaks to the soul and emotions of the most discerning whisky lover. Hibiki is the highest class blended whisky from Suntory made from single malts from Yamazaki and Hakushu, some often aged with a very rare…

DDimple 15 Year Old

2015-08-13T21:48:53.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Dimple 15 Year Old Scotch has fragrant tones that are almost tones of perfume mellowing to a sweet buttery aroma. Flavoursome and light, nothing spicy or harsh. The finish is delicate and maybe a gesture of dark chocolate hiding in there. Varietal…

LLaphroaig An Cuan Mor

2015-08-06T21:53:58.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Translated as Big Ocean, this unique expression is a celebration of the art of Laphroaig, with only the best batches hand selected by our distillery manager for their exceptional flavour. All have been matured in first-fill-only ex-American white oak…

AAberlour A'bunadh

2015-07-23T21:57:47.000Z1 Min Read — In General

A'bunadh is a cask-strength single malt whisky from the Aberlour Distillery in Scotland. Though it has no age statement, it is released in limited run batches, each batch carrying a unique number on its label. Each batch of this whisky is blended…

HHighland Park 12 Years Old

2015-07-16T21:55:22.000Z1 Min Read — In General

The Highland style of Whisky is generally considered to be one of the most approachable styles. Deep gold in colour with a nose of heather and wood smoke Highland Park has a deceptively complex palate that ranges from sweet maltiness to smokey peat…

MMacallan 1824 Series 'Sienna'

2015-07-09T21:53:39.000Z1 Min Read — In General

The Macallan 1824 Series focuses on single malts that are of exemplary colour and flavour with a range of casks and liquid ages (no age statement) used to deliver the desired colour and exceptional Macallan character. The 'Sienna', exclusively…

GGlen Deveron 16 Year Old Single Malt

2015-07-02T21:34:29.000Z1 Min Read — In General

This subtle expression with a golden amber colour has notes of fine toasted cereal and apple, making this a full, fruity malt with a smooth and mellow finish. Taste: 3/5 | Smell: 3/5 | Smoothness: 4/5 Overall: 3.5/5 Comments: A perfect…

BBruichladdich Octomore 6.1 Scotch Whisky

2015-06-18T21:57:43.000Z1 Min Read — In General

Magnificently muscular. Most heavily peated malts are so dry and phenolic there is little else to spark the senses, not so this young warrior who arouses pride and passion, transporting you to that most famous rock in the Atlantic ocean – Islay – the…

WWhiskey's Tasted So Far... (the unfinished story)

2015-06-10T14:15:51.000Z4 Min Read — In General

Laphroaig Triple Wood Laphroaig Triple Wood has enjoyed a triple maturation in 3 types of cask. The first maturation in American oak, ex-bourbon barrels, and then transferred into small 19th century style Quarter Casks for a second maturation. The…

DDalmore 12 Years

1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z1 Min Read — In General

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