Whyte and Mackay Blended Scotch Whisky - The quality matches the price.
I got a mini bottle of this recently and I've decided to write a review for it. Because why not? I've seen those famous videos online of White and Mackay's somewhat "colourful" master blender, and I admit… read more
Whyte and Mackay 13 Year Old - Sherry Marriage
Sultanas & raisins on the nose and a hint of vanilla way back. Chewy sweetness on the palate, soft rounded and kind. Long finish spices cracking out at the end.
Whyte and Mackay 13 Year Old - It didn't smell or taste like 13yo
In this instance i had a bottle of W&M Special (basic Whyte and Mackay blend) on tap which i preceded to enjoy with my dad for a late night dram or two. I then suggested i crack open a bottle of "thir… read more
Whyte and Mackay Blended Scotch Whisky - Whyte and Mackay "special"
This is W&M's answer to the already swamped market of standard blended Whisky under 8 year old. This is often the one you see in pubs, bars and clubs and is often the one that can be found in supermarkets… read more
Whyte and Mackay 30 Year Old - Marzipan
According to Richard Paterson – aka The Nose – this premium blend contains whiskies from 30 to 36 years of age. Hence it is not cheap. I saw it recently in the UK for around £150. The colour reveals the… read more
Whyte and Mackay 30 Year Old - The Lions' Roar
The refined elder statesman of the Whyte & Mackay range, the Thirty Year Old, is a delight to behold. A brace of gilded lions rampant grace the imposing black box that hides the austerely enigmatic bo… read more
Whyte and Mackay 13 Year Old - A dram for all reasons
The first thing that strikes you about The Thirteen is the rounded quality of the nose. It's gently unobtrusive but inviting, and exceptionally harmonious. The defining characteristic is a sweetness, but… read more
Whyte and Mackay Blended Scotch Whisky - Rough but a Good addition
This is not a smooth whisky or a whisky to buy to enjoy the nose. I would say it has a rough taste and you feel a slight burn as you drnk and swallow it, but this is what makes it enjoyable to drink. I… read more
Whyte and Mackay 19 Year Old - Deeper than the 13
This is a higher end blend, with a cork screw, now let’s see how this fares. Nose : Lots of sherry influences, sweet, honey , spices. More Pronounced than the 13 yet Same DNA. Very good nose. Palate… read more
Whyte and Mackay 13 Year Old - Lovely Blend
13 year old is indeed a weird age for a blend. We usually find those aged 10 or 12. When asked about this, Richard Paterson, Master Blender of W&M , replied that after blending malts of at least 12 years… read more