Ardgowan to release Shipwright Blended Malt

Ardgowan Distillery will release the next instalment of their Clydebuilt blended malt series on May 13th. Shipwright is a unique, limited edition blend of malts combining whisky from four Highland and Speyside distilleries.

Douglas Laing “Whisky Discovery” Tasting

A couple of weeks ago I received an invite from the lovely folks at Douglas Laing to join them on a virtual tasting of some forthcoming releases. Naturally I gratefully accepted the offer. The line up featured four drams from their Remarkable Regional Malts range, including new versions of Timorous Beastie, The Epicurean, Scallywag and Big Peat.

The Whisky Works “King of Trees”

Neill reviews King of Trees, an intriguing blended malt from Whyte & MacKay's The Whisky Works... a portion of the blend was finished in a unique Scottish oak cask.

North Star Spirits Batch 11

Neill reviews six exceptional drams from North Star Spirits 11th batch. Single malt from Glen Spey, Clynelish, Springbank and Caol Ila as well as a blended malt and PX fortified wine...

MacNair’s Lum Reek Peated Blended Malt

Neill reviews three blended malts from the team behind Glenallachie distillery. Macnairs Lum Reek is a peated blended malt from Billy Walker...

Watt Whisky (& Rum) Batch 1

Neill reviews the first batch of spirits from Watt Whisky, the independent bottling arm of the Campbeltown Whisky Company Ltd.

Murray McDavid Battle of the Blends Tasting

Neill takes part in the Murray McDavid "Battle of the Blends" virtual tasting and reviews five excellent drams...

Skene Whisky Black Tartan 88

Neill reviews a single cask blended malt of an impressive 31 years, bottled by Skene Whisky. The Black Tartan '88.