A look at the Waterford Sheestown 1.1 plus some quick thoughts on the distillery’s terroir research. Read More
Not your average peater, but I find this Old Ballantruan 10 Years very agreeable, maybe because it is not like every other smoky whisky out there. Read More
The Fettercairn 2010 ‘Warehouse 2 Batch No. 001’ is quite the concoction of cask types, but it works rather well. Read More
My distillery visit in 2018 was horrendous, but Torabhaig’s Inaugural Release is actually rather good. Read More
The John Walker & Sons Celebratory Blend is a whisky befitting such an iconic brand. It’s of high-quality yet affordable and widely available. Read More
I’m highly sceptical whenever I see an unusually dark, youthful whisky. But I’ll try to keep an open mind for this Glenburgie from Hart Brothers. Read More
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