Saturday, 24 July 2021

Thursday, 22 July 2021

Spearhead from Loch Lomond

@SpearheadWhisky was released as a new brand this month but study the label and you'll see it's a new addition to the @LochLomondMalts range.


Let's see what it's like!

Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Whisky 'machinery' - the Washback

Continuing the series looking at some of the 'machinery' used in a distillery to create whisky - this time the Washback or fermenting vessel.



I've covered the basic process of creating whisky here, but I'm going to explore the machinery a little more in this series.

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Duncan Taylor An Iconic Speyside Octave

Established in 1938, Duncan Taylor is an independent whisky merchant with one of the largest privately held collections of aged single malt and single grain Scotch whisky casks.


One part of their range is Octaves, let's find out a little more:

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Side by side : An indie Royal Brackla flight

The largest of Bacardi's John Dewer & Son's distilleries sees most of it's maturation taking place off site and is used mainly for Dewar's blends.


There aren't too many distillery bottlings (although recently they released three aged sherry cask bottlings) but there are quite a few indies - here I'll try 3.

Thursday, 8 July 2021

Lakes Distillery WhiskyMaker's Editions - Miramar

The third release of the @LakesDistillery Whiskymaker's Editions series was a @MasterOfMalt limited edition.



It goes by the name of Miramar, but has very little other information, let see what it's like...

Sunday, 4 July 2021

Side by side : An indie Blair Athol single cask flight

An unassuming little distillery in an unassuming little town north of Perth as you enter the Highlands is the home of Bells - one of the biggest selling blends in the world.




You don't see many distillery bottlings but there are quite a few indies - here I'll try 3 single casks.

Friday, 2 July 2021

dekantā @TweetTastings

As part of their 6th anniversary @dekantawhisky recently launched their first World Whisky Blend with the help of @TheWhiskyWire by holding a @TweetTastings


They send out their 4th and 5th anniversary single cask bottlings and the new World Blend, let's see what they are like.

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Bimber #TweetTastings

@BimberLondon recently launched the first of a set bottlings celebrating London's Underground - 'The Tube' with the help of @TheWhiskyWire by holding a @TweetTastings


Lets see what the drams were like: