For Halloween 2021, I check out an excellent blend from indepdent bottler Adelphi and delve into the terrifying tale of the Gorbals Vampire.
The Whisky Pioneer delivers interesting samples to your door on a monthly basis. As an added bonus, they come in recycled plastic bottles. The latest delivery featured a pair of samples from Mars Japanese Whisky.
The Clydeside Distillery releases its first single malt bottling. Stobcross is a new Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky from Glasgow-based Clydeside Distillery.
Speyside distillery, GlenAllachie, releases a new batch of Wood Finishes. Neill reviews a 13 year old Madeira Finish, 12 year old Ruby Port Finish and 11 year old PX finish. Whisky Reviews.
Neill reviews a single cask single malt from Ardnamurchan Distillery, bottled in partnership with the Good Spirits Co of Glasgow.
Glenturret has a reasonable claim to being the oldest working distillery in Scotland. That in itself makes it a must-see but the recent takeover by Lalique has brought some interesting developments. I taste the 2021 release of their 10-year-old Peat Smoked single malt.
For 15 years now Mackmyra has been releasing single malts that pay homage to the four seasons of its Scandinavian homeland. The latest release is Stjärnrök and it's one of the best in the series so far.
Independent bottler Dram Mor has, until now, specialised in single cask Scotch whiskies but with their latest release they have delved into the world of rum with bottlings from Foursquare and Clarendon.