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Highland Park Dark Origins

Dark Origins Highland Park Dark Origins

HP have a history of making quality drams so I was pleased to purchase and open this bottle. It is made from spirit matured in different cask types. 80% first-fill Sherry casks (20% refill) - 60% are…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 1 286

Fettercairn Fior

Phwoar Fettercairn Fior

About 5 years ago Fettercairn repositioned the brand as (self proclaimed) premium and in fairness it is well presented. This is my first Fettercairn expression but that’s not surprising considering 95%…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 1 188

Mortlach Rare Old

Not rare or old Mortlach Rare Old

This is a beautifully packaged box and bottle. Diageo are throwing money are Mortlach as a distillery and brand and aesthetically it is money well spent.However, I don't think it is very rare or very old…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 184

Glenlivet 16 Year Old Nadurra

Nadurra Glenlivet 16 Year Old Nadurra

Quick fire notes here...This is the expression using virgin QA american white oak. THe call them 1st fill casks but they are in fact virgin 1st fill.Big brand, big name, big flavours! The nose is sweet…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 087

Tormore 15 Year Old

Tormore 15Yr Cask Strength Tormore 15 Year Old

Owned by Pernod Ricard this expression is a 15 yr cask strength bottled by Chivas brothers. This is my first Tormore to date.Pale in the glass with good legs.Nose is sweet with caramel, fragrant with…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 089

Aberlour A'bunadh

A'Bunadh Batch 50 Aberlour A'bunadh

Matured exclusively in spanish oloroso cask between 5 - 25 years this is a classic drop. Since 97 Aberlour have been releasing batches of this each with their own unique profiles. A staple amongst many…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 385

Balmenach 10 Year Old Douglas Laing

Cracking bottle Balmenach 10 Year Old Douglas Laing

Founded in 1824 this Speyside distillery became one of the first legally run distilleries in Scotland. The original name was Balminoch originates from the Gaelic 'Am Baile Meadhnach' meaning 'the middle…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 088

Tyrconnell Single Malt

No nag Tyrconnell Single Malt

Named after a famous racehorse this is a non-age statement single malt whisky, double distilled and bottled at 40% and, like the Locke’s, a light gold in colour. Interesting aromas of vanilla, acetone…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 079

Locke's 8 Year Old

No Irish gold Locke's 8 Year Old

Named after one of the previous owners of the Old Kilbeggan Distillery (halfway between Dublin and Galway) this is a single malt and bottled at 40%. Light gold in colour with Citrus fruits, vanilla and…

@tjbBy @tjb8 years ago 0 080