Springbank 15 Yo 46%

SPRINGBANK 15 YO 46% abv. 9 Nov 2015. About 2 pm ish. 55.7570 N, 6.2870 W It’s a wet, misty calm day. Loch Indaal is as flat as the mercury in an unused thermometer. Plain, no nonsense label. Unfussy, timeless. Four colours; black label, gold writing, with...

Old Malt Cask. Bowmore. Dist 2001.

Malt Cask ~ Bowmore. Distilled 2001, bottled 2014. Hunter Laing & Company Ltd. Refil Hogshead. 50%abv. 204 bottles. Saturday 7 November 2015. Sunshine & showers. Patchwork blue sky. 1.30pm in the day. Birds wheeling over Bowmore in the wind from the West....

Benromach ~ Hermitage

Benromach Hermitage 45% Abv. Distilled 2005, bottled 2015. First fill bourbon casks for 8 years, then finished for 18 months in wine casks from the Hermitage Appellation D’origine Controlee. Friday 6 November 2015. 12.15 pm. It’s a damp, grey, watery...

Finlaggan Old Reserve

FINLAGGAN Old Reserve 40% abv The Vintage Malt Whisky CompanyJim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2007 states ‘BRILLIANT……this is simply awesome. If you don’t get a bottle of this, you’ll regret it for the rest of your life!’ Well, he...

Laphroaig 10 Yo Original Cask Strength 007

Nosing story from LAPHROAIG 10 YEARS OLD CASK STRENGTH 56.3% Batch 007 Bottled Jan 15 Creeeakkkk, dthummmpppdh!! cork out Warm, orange gold, furry, cosy underneath, a layer ~ strong, rustic, foreign. But, familiar; from somewhere you vaguely know of. Cooking, a...

Laphroaig 10 Years Old

LAPHROAIG 10 years old Single Malt Whisky What a symphony of a dram! This is Laphroaig Single Malt Whisky 10 years old, 40 % alcohol volume. The colour is amber, rich sparkling gold. The liquid moves in the glass like a swell on the sea. It looks heavy, oiled and...