The GlenAllachie Wood Finishes

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.

Benrinnes (North Star Spirits / Good Spirits Co)

Neill checks out a single cask single malt from Benrinnes, bottled by North Star Spirits to celebrate ten years of Glasgow's Good Spirits Co.

Lady of the Glen Single Casks Part 3

Part 3 of a series looking at some single cask releases from Lady of the Glen. There’s four bottlings this time from Tomatin, Dalmunach, Mortlach and Caol Ila. Whisky Reviews by Neill Murphy.

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.

Watt Whisky Single Casks Part 2

Neill reviews another three single casks from Watt Whisky. This time they come from Glen Elgin in Speyside, Port Dundas in Glasgow and Paul John in Goa, India.

GlenAllachie Wine Cask Finishes

Three single malts from the GlenAllachie distillery in Speyside. Each has been finished in a wine cask. There's a Grattamacco cask from Italy along with Sauternes and Rioja versions. Whisky reviews written by Neill Murphy.

Tamnavulin Wine Casks

Neill Murphy tastes a pair of single malt Scotch whiskies from the Tamnavulin distillery in Speyside. Each has been finished in wine casks. The first in French Cabernet Sauvignon, the second in German Pinot Noir.

Infrequent Flyers Miltonduff 2009 | 11-years-old PX Finish

The Alistair Walker Whisky company bottles an 11-year-old Miltonduff, finished in PX sherry casks. Bottled under the Infrequent Flyers label. Reviewed by Neill Murphy.

Murray McDavid 2021 Releases Part 1

Neill reviews some of the latest releases from independent bottler Murray McDavid. Whisky from Glenallachie, Invergordon and a mysterious distillery in the western isles...

Watt Whisky (& Rum) Batch 3 Part 2

Watt Whisky is the independent bottling arm of the Campbeltown Whisky Company. They have just released their third batch of single cask spirits. Neill reviews two whiskies and a rum.

Darkness “Intensely Sherried Whisky”

Darkness is a range of interesting whiskies from Atom Brands. Both Irish and Scotch single malt have been finished in sherry octaves for an intense sherry oak character.

Benriach Core Range

Four new whiskies from Benriach distillery. Part of a new core range of single malt whisky bottlings. Also some discussion about recent policy changes at Glendronach.

Glenallachie unveils oldest core release to date

Speyside distillery. Glenallachie is launching its oldest core-range bottling yet: The GlenAllachie 30 year old Cask Strength Batch 1 Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The new addition to the flagship-range is the first in a series of annual small-batch releases, with only 2,000 bottles available worldwide.

Craigellachie 23 Year Old

Neill Murphy reviews a 23 year old single malt Scotch whisky from Craigellachie distillery in Speyside. This 23 year old whisky is bottled at 46% abv and retails for £330.

Gordon & MacPhail Strathisla 2008

A 2008 vintage, single malt Scotch whisky from Strathisla distillery in the Speyside region. Bottled by Gordon and MacPhail as part of their distillery labels series. Whisky review by Neill Murphy.

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.

SMWS April Tasting Pack

Neill reviews five recent releases from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. There's two Highland single malts, an island malt, a Speyside and an old single grain.

Benriach To Open First Visitor Centre

Speyside distillery, Benriach, is getting ready to welcome to its first ever official visitor centre next month. Part of a six-figure investment project, the new centre will include a bar, tasting lounge and retail space.

Craigellachie Hotel to re-open

The Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside will reopen on May 17th. The famous Copper Dog Pub complete with new outdoor terrace area will feature a brand new menu curated by newly appointed Executive Chef and General Manager William Halsall.