Whisky reviews (8610)
Icons of Arran The 'Westie' - Greetings from Ruaraidh
Arran distillery is the only distillery on the Isle of Arran. It was founded in 1994 by Harold Currie and was officially opened in 1995. Most of the production goes into single malt whisky; however a … read more
Benriach 25 Year old - BenRiach 25
Earthy, rich, smooth and mild.
Laphroaig 18 Year old - Brooding...
I’m not too familiar with older Laphroaigs. Before buying this bottle, the oldest Laphroaig I’d had was a 16 year old OB, and that was ages ago. My familiarity with this brand comes mostly from my con… read more
French Oak Cask 537 - A Lot of Batch Variance
I read about Sullivan Cove's award winning single cask whisky only quite recently after it won some of the top accolades at the World Whisky Awards this year. I don't really care much for awards, mind… read more
Ardbeg Supernova 2010 - Ooooomph
Ah, yes! The old school Ardbegs from the great forgotten era of 2010. Back when peat monsters ruled and the world was getting it's first taste of NAS whiskies. Second in line after the inaugural 2009 … read more
Arran Amarone Cask - Sweet as a nut
This expression certainly provides some bang for the buck, bottled at 50% it’s not quite cask strength, but undiluted its mouth puckering stuff. The alcoholic attack is supported by some strong malty… read more
Penderyn Sherrywood - Bittersweet mown grass
A pale golden spirit, the sherry cask has not imparted too much colour, but age might be a factor too in that. This particular bottle is marked December 09 so maybe this review is a little late... A … read more
Jack Daniel's Original (No.7) - Fruity aroma, wood sap flavours
I have to admit I’m a bit of a novice when it comes to American whiskey. I was gifted this half bottle by a well meaning in-law and am intrigued by its distinctive flavours compared to the mainly Scottish… read more
Mortlach 13 yr Limited Edition Cask Strength 1997 - Smooth end to end, almost
There is butter, sweetness and toffee in the nose right from the start. The first hit on my palette is smooth. Almost sweet, but balanced. The finish is not as smooth, which is welcomed as it rounds out… read more
Ardbeg Supernova 2014 Committee Release - To Free or Not Too Free?
I'm writing my review of a most DELICIOUS RARE whisky on the eve of a very auspicious event in indeed, which very well might affect the future creation & distribution of my very favorite beverage: namely… read more