The first Lord of the Drams bottling, a 14 Year Old Macduff from 1997, I found to be somewhat lacking, truth be told. Only with a good dollop of water did it become palatable. While I know that Stijn, the… read more
The most famous and probably oldest independent bottler, from Elgin, Gordon & Macphail, have released quite a few Imperial. This one was bottled almost ten years ago and bottled under their RESERVE label… read more
Imperial 16 Year Old 1995 Archives - Straightforward
My second Imperial is another one from the Dutch Archives label. Imperials is, by the way, the only distillery owned by Chivas brothers that is still closed, now that is has been officially confirmed that… read more
It is always exciting to discover a new single malt. Today, I am trying my first ever Imperial. It is a lesser known distillery that was more closed than it was open. This bottle was released last year… read more
Imperial 2010, 11 y.o. Single Cask, sherry-enhanced - This one will surprise you!
What an explosion of impressions! Andy really hit the mark here - start off with the heady aroma of baked apples and raisins. Follow that with the mellow taste, creamy with a hint of peat - but just… read more