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Ardbeg Uigeadail - Oh. My.
I like peaty whiskies. In fact, I love peaty whiskies. But I love complicated whiskies too, with layered flavours and intense characteristics. Uigeadail is not a complex whisky. In fact, it's a very … read more
Caol ila 1996 Distillers Edition - Rich, layered, and never the same
I picked up an (overpriced) bottle of this beauty at an airport and have not regretted that purchase for a second. Caol Ila has been among my favourite distilleries for a while, and this new expression… read more
Macallan Travel Series 1950's - Dangerously easy to drink
I have mixed feelings about this whisky. On the one side it's a real easy dram to drink, going down with remarkable smoothness and making you feel good about it. It carries that distinctive Speyside f… read more
Strathisla 12 Year old (flat bottle) - A Speyside gem
I have a love/hate relationship with Speyside whiskies. Many of the ones I've tasted are not according to my tastes, but once in a while I stumble upon as true gem. Strathisla is one of them. The 12 year… read more
Bushmills Black Bush - A strong expression
I generally prefer single malts over blends, but there are a few exceptions - some of Jameson's finest and this particular Bushmills, the Black Bush. Its flavour is remarkably distinctive for a blend,… read more