The world of single malt Scotch is a broad spectrum of colour, aroma, taste, history and geography – this is mainly due to the fact that unlike bourbon which has to be aged in virgin American oak, Scotch whisky can be aged in a vast array of different cask types, including but not limited to… Continue reading ‘Sherry Bomb!’ whisky arms race – what are distilleries doing to create these sherry monsters?
Review #40 – Glenmorangie 12YO Lasanta 80/100 I sat with this one for a good while, asking myself over and over what did I prefer…this or the original 10YO? It’s a difficult decision to make really, as the two whiskies have the same base flavour profile. The Lasanta brings something new into the mix, but… Continue reading #40 Glenmorangie Lasanta 12YO – The Lord giveth with one hand…
Review #38 – Glengoyne 10YO 74/100 It’s taken me quite a while to give Glengoyne a go, and for no particular reason, other than that it just seems to have stayed off my radar, so I decided to pick up a small 5cl bottle just to give it a try. Deep gold in colour, medium… Continue reading #38 Glengoyne 10YO – A creamy, savoury tipple from the highlands
Review #37 – Glenmorangie 10YO 84/100 Quick review here as I know the ins and outs of this whisky as it’s one my long-standing favourites and one of my go to daily drams. Out of the bottle and into the glass, the Glenmorangie 10YO pours a light honey colour, is medium bodied and laces the… Continue reading #37 Glenmorangie 10YO – my go to daily dram
Review #34 – Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or 86/100 How glad I was to find a little bottle of this literal nectar nestled in at the back of my whisky shelf. This is a whisky I haven’t had in quite a while, it’s very rarely seen in bars or shops in my neck of the woods, which… Continue reading #34 Glenmorangie Nectar D’or – One of the finer whiskies that tends to stay in the shadows
Review #7 Highland Park 12 78/100 Every self respecting whisky/whiskey lover will have their collection of daily drams, by that, I mean a few bottles with varying nose and flavour profiles, at a wallet friendly price, and with wide availability so that you can drink up guilt free knowing you’re not knocking back liquid you… Continue reading #7 Highland Park 12 – A sherried daily dram with tons of depth and at such a reasonable price you don’t feel guilty as it disappears.
Glendronach 15YO Sherry Revival – 85/100 I am going to keep this one short and sweet, but also put a slight bitter taste in your mouth. The Glendronach 15 is everything the title says and much, much more, however, unless you’ve already got a bottle, it’s unlikely you will find one until 2018. The reason… Continue reading #4 You need this – The Glendronach 15YO Sherry Revival