Friday, 6 May 2022

Side by side: Raasay Na Sia explored

The Isle of Raasay distillery released their first bottlings in Nov '20 with their core single malt coming out in May '21. This was a marriage of 6 cask types.

Let's try the component parts!

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Side by side : A pair from The Wine Society

The Wine Society bottles and sells a lot of wine, but they have been releasing whisky for over 60 years too.

Here I've got two to try!

Saturday, 30 April 2022

Side by side : Four Benriach Single Casks

A kind gift from a friend arrived in the form of 4 single cask @TheBenriach bottlings

An ideal opportunity for a Side by Side!

Monday, 25 April 2022

Glen Scotia Campbeltown Malts Festival 2022 Limited Edition - 8yo Peated PX

OK hands up - yes I'm a Glen Scotia Fanboy. I've been to the distillery more times than you've had hot dinners, I've bought cases of every release they've ever bottled and love everything that comes put of the distillery*

*Some of these comments might be false...

Monday, 18 April 2022

Side by side: Three 1st Fill Oloroso from The Whisky Barrel

1st Fill Oloroso is a favourite of mine, add some peat and it's a match made in heaven! @WhiskyBarrel have released a number of bottles in their Originals range which have been matured in 1st Fill Oloroso, one of which is peated!

Let's try some!

Thursday, 14 April 2022

Virtual tasting : Three Ships

You may not of heard of @ThreeShipsSA, they are one of a number of brands of South African whisky distilled at the James Sedgwick Distillery, one you may have heard of is Bain's.

I was lucky enough to try 6 of their bottlings.

Monday, 11 April 2022

Waxhouse Whisky Releases 005 and 006

Waxhouse Whisky are a tiny, not for profit, indie bottler formed by members of the St. Albans Whisky Club in 2018.

I was invited to the launch of their 6th release where we also tried release 5.

Sunday, 10 April 2022