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W.L. Weller 12 Year Old

Kentucky Straight Nyquil W.L. Weller 12 Year Old

I received a number of mystery samples during a swap with a friend, this was one of them, the first half of the sample was tasted blind without any prior knowledge of what type of whisky I was having,…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood9 months ago 5 682

Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2019

Yolo-roso Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2019

Loch Gorm is the heavily sherried expression of Kilchoman's stable, I really enjoyed both the 2016 & 2017 versions but did not have a chance to try 2018 but the reviews on tha one were mixed.The 2019…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood10 months ago 4 483

Kilchoman Red Wine Cask 2012

Scottish Bacalhau Kilchoman Red Wine Cask 2012

I think it would be a fair to say that Kilchoman is the current darling of Islay, it's rather impressive if you consider they've only been in operation for 15 years. The Jim Swan production techniques…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood10 months ago 5 185

Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dha

Port Askaig Méchoui Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dha

Toiteach A Dha, is a remix version of one of the first regular peated expressions Bunnahabhain released a few years back. It is said to contain a higher proportion of sherry casks than the original but…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood about one year ago 6 287

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old

Islay by way of Andalusia Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old

Distell has learned to capitalize on what made Bunnahabhain a sought after whisky by brokers and independent bottlers and has raise the profile of this long time underdog. The twelve year old is one that…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood about one year ago 6 386

Arran 14 Year Old

Hangin' Tough Arran 14 Year Old

No longer the new kid on the block, Arran distillery has grown and taken it's place among the ranks of long established operations. While they've had an NAS cask finished range since day one, their core…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood about one year ago 12 588

Yellow Spot 12 Year Old

High on the Pot Part III Yellow Spot 12 Year Old

While Middleton’s modus operandi seems to bank on the historical names of Jameson & Power’s I would say that it’s had the most success with the brands It acquired from wine & spirit merchants. Both…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood about one year ago 7 486

Redbreast 12 Year Old

High on the Pot Part II Redbreast 12 Year Old

This review has more blab but feel free to skip ahead.The whisky formerly know as "Pure Pot Still" has had a tumultuous history. It was created as a middle finger to the government, who imposed a malt…

@cricklewoodBy @cricklewood about one year ago 3 087