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Glen Scotia 16 Year Old

The other Campbeltown Glen Scotia 16 Year Old

A distillery that needed some love and a good injection of cash, which it received a few years ago when they did away with the disco cows and put forth a basic but interesting rangeNose: Fresh, butter…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood5 months ago 0 084

Naked Grouse Blended Malt

Keep it on Naked Grouse Blended Malt

I believe there have been many iterations of the product bearing this name but for the last few years it's been a Blended malt, finished in first-fill Oloroso cask, at 43% ABV (@RianC mentioned it is…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood6 months ago 4 283

Kilkerran 8 Year Old Cask Strength

Rudimentary Kilkerran 8 Year Old Cask Strength

I like the story of Glengyle distillery's birth, that the SWA wanted to remove Campbeltown's status as a region due to the fact that it only had 2 working distilleries and that 3 would be needed in order…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood6 months ago 10 787

Longrow Peated

Grandma's Basement Jam & Pickle Pantry. Longrow Peated

As it stands currently the standard line up of Longrow consist of the NAS Heavily Peated, an 18 yr old & a 21yr old.Now this NAS version came out sometime in 2011-2012, it is said to have replaced the…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood6 months ago 7 687

Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Rich Oak

Calvados & Cologne Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Rich Oak

I realized I never posted a review of this whisky despite the fact that next to JW Black it's probably the whisky I've had the most of as it was my brother's house whisky for many years. This is aged for…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood6 months ago 3 483

North Star Spirits Spica 29 Year Old

Time will tell. North Star Spirits Spica 29 Year Old

North Star Spirits is an independent bottler founded by Iain Croucher, he used to work for A. D. Rattray beforehand but in 2016 was offered the opportunity to buy a parcel of whisky he could not pass up…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood7 months ago 3 086