whisky reviews (5907)
Laphroaig Triple Wood - Young spirit, old wood
According to online sources, Laphroaig Triple Wood is essentially the Quarter Cask expression with some extra maturation in Oloroso sherry butts. I have no reason to doubt this information, but I taste… read more
Talisker Storm - A food friendly Talisker
I tried this new(ish) release at the Whisky Live 2013 Melbourne and was quite impressed. Decided to get a bottle the day after. Glass: Glencairn Just poured: Nose: Taking a whiff freshly poured from a… read more
Oban 14 Year old - Here’s to family!
Oban has always been a special whisky for me. I first tasted Oban the night before my wife and I picked up our new chocolate lab puppy (Porter). Now almost three years to the date of the anniversary of… read more
Speyburn 10 Year old - Balanced for the budget
Speyburn is an inexpensive, but not cheap single malt. I paid $21.99 USD for a 75cl bottle. Nose: Very pleasant, not overpowering with citrus, oak, and dark honey/caramel. Taste: Predominately a sweet,… read more
Springbank 21 Year old - Good, but disappointing - 2013 rel.
This is from the 2013 release. from a purchased sample Nose: Hmm. Not quite what I expected, which was more sherry notes like some of the older Springbanks. It's obviously very good and well made. Sweet… read more