Annandale Man O’ Sword S.T.R. Cask

Man o' Sword is a peated single malt Scotch whisky from Annandale Distillery in the lowlands of Scotland. This single cask expression was matured in a STR Cask. Man o' Sword is named after Robert the Bruce.

Glasgow 1770 Special Editions (Tequila & Cognac Cask Finishes)

The Small Batch Series is a new range of limited edition single malts from Glasgow 1770 Scotch whisky. The series launches with Tequila Cask and Cognac Cask finishes. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Watt Whisky Single Casks (Loch Lomond and Dumbarton)

Watt Whisky is an indepdendent bottler of Scotch whisky based in Campbeltown, Scotland. Their latest batch of bottlings includes a Loch Lomond single malt and Dumbarton single grain. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

Bladnoch Alinta

Alinta is a peated single malt produced at lowland Scotch whisky distillery, Bladnoch. Bladnoch is the most southerly distillery in Scotland and has a long and storied history.

Kingsbarns Distillery Reserve

A day trip from west coast to east, organised by the Ayrshire Whisky Group. A visit to Kingsbarns Distillery and a bottle of their Distillery Reserve single malt Scotch whisky.

News: Glasgow 1770 Just Got Bigger

Big news from Glasgow as the Glasgow Distillery Company reveal new larger bottles for their 1770 single malt Scotch whisky range.

News: Lochlea Launches First Seasonal Release

News of the second release from Lochlea Distillery in Ayrshire. The Sowing Edition will be the first of an annual limited edition series reflecting the goings-on at the farm.

Glasgow 1770 Cask Finishes

Three limited edition single malts from Glasgow Distillery. The 1770 single malt has been finished in Ruby Port, Tokaji wine and Sauternes... Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

King’s Inch Glasgow Single Malt

King's Inch is a new single malt Scotch whisky distilled in the city of Glasgow at an undisclosed location. The whisky sees Courageous Spirits enter the Scotch market for the first time. Whisky reviews by Neill Murphy.

The Clydeside Stobcross Single Malt

The Clydeside Distillery releases its first single malt bottling. Stobcross is a new Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky from Glasgow-based Clydeside Distillery.

Lady of the Glen Single Casks Part 1

Lady of the Glen is an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies. In this article Neill reviews three of their recent releases including bottles from Blair Athol, Port Dundas and Benrinnes.

Lindores MCDXCIV Lowland Single Malt

Lindores Abbey is a significant landmark in the story of Scotch whisky. From 2021 onwards, it is also home to a new Lowland single malt Scotch whisky. Neill Murphy samples the first release.

North Star Spirits Glasgow 5 Year Old Single Cask

North Star Spirits are an independent bottler of fine spirits. They recently marked their fifth anniversary by bottling a 5 year old single cask single malt Scotch whisky from Glasgow Distillery.

Green Light for Ardgowan Distillery

Work will begin on Ardgowan Scotch whisky distillery this year, following an £8.4million equity investment into the business. £7.2million of the investment comes from Austrian investor Roland Grain while the rest comes from existing shareholders.

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.

1770 The Cooper’s Cask

The Cooper's Cask release is the first distillery exclusive from the Glasgow Distillery Company. It is a collaboration between the distillery and the Kelvin Cooperage in Kentucky, USA. Whisky reviewed by Neill Murphy.